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Public Information - Installation of Doggy Bag Collection Point - Arnold Way and Sharpington Close

Galleywood Parish Council have recently released a public consultation process (deadline 7 June 2017) for the installation of one Doggy Bag Collection Point.  Public comments are invited on two sites which have been recently indicted on site at Sharpington Close and Arnold Way.  Please contact the Clerk 01245 358898 or should you wish to submit your comments.

Public Information - Parking - Arnold Way and Sharpington Close

Further to an action taken at the Planning and Highways Committee held on 11 April 2017 the Parish Council has now written to the South East Parking Partnership seeking assistance in the matter of on street parking at the above locations.  SEPP have been requested to raise the profile of the parkig problem within the area, monitor the activity and seek any evidence of any displacement parking as a result of the parking restrictions placed on Jubilee Park.

Public Notice - Newsletter Circulation - Land at 'Bechers'

It has been brought to the attention of the Parish Council that a Newsletter has been received by many residents on 11 April 2017 regarding a proposed development on Land at 'Bechers' to the rear of Barn Mead.  The Developers are preparing an Outline planning application on the 1.2 hectare (3 acre site) for approximately 60 units.  The Parish Planning and Highways Committee will table the item for public discussion when the application has been formally advised as having been received by Chelmsford City Council and forwarded to the Parish for consultation.


Thank you for attending our special 30th Annual Parish Open Forum at the Keene Hall on Thursday 30 March 2017

Many congratulation to all our winners

If you didn't pick up your commemorative pen, please come by the office weekdays 9 am - 1 pm


Public Notice - Essex County Council (Various Roads, Chelmsford Road) (Temporary Prohibition of Traffic and Clearway) (No 1) Order 2017

Notice is hereby given that the Essex County Council intends, not less than seven days from the date of this notice to make the above Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Effect of the Order: To temporarily close the various lengths of road in the Chelmsford district as specified in Schedule 1 and to temporarily enforce a 'No Stopping' restriction will be introduced on both sides of carriageway on the lengths of road for the duration of the closure to facilitate the works.  Signs will be installed indicating when the No Stopping restriction will be in force.

For all enquiries please call 0345 603 7631 

Horse and Groom Lane - from its junction with Goat Hall Lane to its junction with Bekeswell Lane - a distance of 449m

Ponds Road - from its junction with B1007 Stock Road to its junction with Lower Green, a distance of approx 382m

Rous Chase - from its junction with Pyne Gate to end of carriageway, a distance of approx 151m

Avila Chase - from its junction with Pyne Gate to a point approx 63m West

Pyne Gate - from its junction with Ponds Road to a point approx 381m South

Milligans Chase - from its junction with Pyne Gate to a point approx 87m North/East

Colvin Chase - from its junction with Pyne Gate to a point approx 85m South/East

The Street/Twitten Green - from The Street's junction with Watchouse Road to its junction with Ponds Road, a distance of approx 350m

The Order will come into effect on 1 April 2017 and may continue in force for 18 months or until the works have been completed, whichever is earlier

Dated 22.03.17

Saturday Surgery

Do you have a question that you would like to raise with a Parish Councillor?  Then come along to a Saturday Surgery on 24 June 2017 - 10.00am -12.00noon.  Galleywood Library.  No appointment necessary. Cllr Anthony McQuiggan and Cllr Stephanie Troop in attendance.

Best Kept Street in Chelmsford

Is your street the BEST KEPT in Chelmsford?  Enter your street today for a chance to win a brand new road sign and an invitation to an Awards Evening!  Streets will be judged on No Litter, Prettiness, Presentable front gardens, Correct recycling displayed on collection day.  Enter online at or email  For more information and deadline for application please contact 01245 615800.  A Chelmsford City Council Initiative. 

Competition Time!

Is your front garden the best in Chelmsford?  Then why not enter the Chelmsford City Council Competition online at  There are three prize categories - Sustainable - Planter/Hanging Basket and Best Kept for a change to win £50 Abercorn Vouchers

The next Parish Council meetings:

Full Council







Monday 5 June 2017

7.00 pm

Keene Hall





Finance & Resources Committee Meeting







Thursday 1 June 2017

7.00 pm

Lodge Room





Personnel  Next meeting date to be agreed    


Planning and Highways Committee

Thursday 15 June 2017, 7.00 pm, Lodge Room
17/00859/FUL - 267 Barnard Road CM2 8RU Replacement Fencing
17/00907/FUL - The Chequers CM2 8JS Sliding entrance gate adjacent to highway
17/05105/TPO - Footpath rear of Cannon Leys G1 Oak, Hornbeam, Hazel, Field Maple - rear of 85, 87 and 89  Cannon Leys - reduce height by 2-3m max, crown lift dropper branches to 3m from ground level over shed to clear shed roof.  Shape over to leave natural profile, sever ivy,  Reason: continued management of overhang to small garden. Last application 14/05125/TPO

Contact Information

Keene Hall, Watchouse Road, Galleywood, CHELMSFORD, Essex, CM2 8PT
Open 9.00am - 1.00pm weekdays 01245 358898 01245 348756

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