Queen Street Open Land Notice

Notice that Colchester Borough Council intends to appropriate the open space land to the rear of Queen Street.


Colchester Borough Council
Notice under Section 122 (2A) of the Local Government Act 1972
Intention to appropriate open space land


Notice is hereby given that Colchester Borough Council ("the Council") intends to appropriate the open space land described in the Schedule to this Notice ("the Land") for planning purposes in connection with the St Botolph's Development ("the Development"). 

The Land is believed to be used for informal recreation and forms part of a larger area of land which the Council intends to appropriate for planning purposes in connection with the Development. 

A plan showing the Land (and the whole of the wider area proposed for appropriation) is available to view.

Queen Street Plan (PDF, 165KB)

Before making a decision on the appropriation of the Land for planning purposes the Council will consider any written representations or objections that are received before the date and time given below. 

Any objections or representations relating to the proposed appropriation of the Land must be made in writing, specifying the grounds on which they are made, and delivered to the address given below by no later than 5pm on 28 August 2020. 

All correspondence must be addressed to: 

Colchester Borough Council c/o Colchester Amphora Trading Ltd 
Rowan House, 33 Sheepen Road, 
Colchester, CO3 3WG 
Marked for the attention of Stephen Brown 

Email: Stephen.Brown@colchesteramphora.com 


The Land 

Approximately 740 square metres of land to the rear of 15 Queen Street Colchester CO1 2PH 

Dated 14 August 2020 

Andrew Weavers 
Strategic Governance Manager 
Colchester Borough Council 
Rowan House 
33 Sheepen Road 
Colchester CO3 3WG

Next Steps

All representations were heard at the Cabinet meeting on 27 January 2021. Cabinet considered all objections and approved the appropriation of part of the land in the notice for planning purposes. You can read further details under item no. 538 in the minutes of the meeting.

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