Welcome to the website of the Buckhurst Hill Residents' Society. The aims of the Society are:
• To support & protect the unique character & heritage of Buckhurst Hill
• To campaign for improvements
• To offer advice to members on Planning and other local matters
• To organize social events for members and the wider community
The Society is non-profitmaking and non-political. Representatives attend relevant meetings of the Parish and District Councils, Buckhurst Hill Village Forum, as well as working alongside other organisations.
We actively welcome new members, so if you would like to join us and meet like-minded people from Buckhurst Hill, please follow the instructions below on Becoming a Member. There are no obligations, but your subscription enables the Society to continue.
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In July 2017, EFDC published a list of new and amended sites which are to be considered for inclusion in the Local Plan
In Buckhurst Hill there are two new sites, Victoria House, Victoria Road IG9 5EX, and land at Lower Queens Road, IG9 6DS (we don't yet have details of exactly where is meant), and one amendment, the Queens Road Car Park has been expanded by land to the rear of 16 Forest Edge and 7 Briar Close IG9 5EF.
The full list is
(The land at Lower Queens Road, IG9 6DS is mistakenly labelled as an amendment)
EFDC have not yet responded to comments made about the existing sites in the Local Plan, and it is not clear if a new Public Consultation on the new sites will have to take place.