Rochford Pre-Application Engagement Webinar: Open for registration

Thursday, February 18, 2021


Voyage Partnership are running a webinar on Wednesday 24th February for members of the public to find out more about the first three sites in Rochford District Council’s Asset Delivery Programme:

  • 3-15 South Street, Rochford (current council offices)
  • The Freight House, Rochford
  • 57 South Street, Rochford.

The free to attend online event, will cover plans for the extension and upgrade to the Freight House and the new homes planned for Rochford, with an opportunity to ask questions.

The session will be chaired by Mike Davies, Rochford District resident and Chairman of the Rayleigh Town Museum. Mike will be joined by speakers:

  • Cllr Simon Wootton, Leader of Rochford District Council
  • Angela Hutchings, Acting Managing Director, Rochford District Council
  • Matt Harwood-White, Senior Responsible Officer, Rochford District Council
  • Peter Buist, Lead Architect - Purcell UK
  • George Farley Programme Director, gbpartnerships ltd.

A second webinar will be held later in March, sharing details of the plans for The Mill Site and Civic Suite Site in Rayleigh.

COVID-19 restrictions provide challenges in terms of community engagement and this webinar is one of the ways in which we are seeking the views of people living and working in the community.

There is also an online community and public engagement survey which is available at for people to complete between 15th February and 28th February 2021 for the three sites.

About the event and how to attend:

The Rochford, Pre-Application Engagement webinar will be held on Wednesday, 24th February from 6pm-7pm.

To attend, you need to register in advance at:

Details of how to join the webinar will be emailed to you after registering on the Eventbrite site. The event will be hosted on Zoom Webinar, as such, participants will need an internet connection to attend.

Participants will not be visible on the webinar, so a camera is not needed.

Questions will be sought at the end of the session via an online chat functionality. The event will be recorded and hosted online for participants unable to attend on the evening.