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PC Agenda 14th September 2021


Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley

A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held at Salcott Village Hall on Tuesday 14th September 2021 at 7.30pm to which the Councillors are summoned to attend.   

Apologies for absence:
Minutes of the last meeting:
County and Borough Councillor Reports:
Public-Have Your Say:
Declarations of Interest:

Items for Discussion

1.  Playgrounds and Playing Fields

  • Reports on both playgrounds and fields
  • Update on progress of the Peldon playground project.
  • Update on the painting of Salcott play equipment
  • Discuss proposed CCTV at Salcott including report on any recent vandalism
  • Decision required: To formerly agree £850 payment for painting Salcott play equipment.
  • Decision required: To formerly agree purchase of shackles and bushes for the net swing at Peldon at £51.00.

2.  Grass Cutting

  • To discuss the issues re grass cutting both at Peldon and Salcott.
  • Decision required: Do we need to take any action for next year?

3.  Speed Cameras

  • To discuss the possible purchase of speed cameras following recent correspondence received plus highway’s implications and cost.
  • Decision required: Are we interested in taking this further?

4.  Great Wigborough Village Sign

  • To note missing sign and subsequent information re insurance etc.

5.  Actions and reminder List – update

Planning Applications:


Proposal: a) Retrospective approval for the erection of a 2m high fence on the boundary replacing the existing dilapidated 1m high fence. Additional information attached in Planning Statement, b) Retrospective approval to erect a single storey workshop/office adjacent at Marels, School Lane, Great Wigborough – the parish council has no objections


Proposal: Redevelopment of extension and existing offices at Island Landscapes Ltd. Mersea Road, Peldon – the parish council has no objections

211341 (211342 Listed Building)

Amendment to plan consultation for proposal: Demolition of modern lean-to structures, conversion of barn (grade 11) to dwelling house Home Farm, Mersea Road, Peldon

Planning Decisions:


Proposal: Expansion of existing outdoor nursery school to include additional 956 sq m of agricultural land (change of use) in educational land use and provide a new building to accommodate a prep kitchen, store room and WCs at Abbotts farm, Maldon Road, Great Wigborough

Approve conditional


Proposal: Change of use of agricultural storage building to general storage use at Newpots, Newpots lane, Peldon

Approve conditional

Finances: Schedule for payments made online in August:

Tree & Lawn Company Ltd. – Salcott grass cuts (978) 


Peldon & Wigs Community Hall – hire (1209)


R S Pullen – August salary


Anglia Inspection Services 


Schedule for payments this month:

D A Page Landscapes – Moss Hay grass cuts


R J Playle Services – Moss Hay and Peldon Hall hedge cuts


R S Pullen – expenses (petrol, paper, ink, weed killer, parts for play equip.)


R S Pullen – September salary


J Searle – Salcott play equipment painting


Tree & Lawn Company Ltd. – Salcott grass cuts (764)


The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 12th October 2021 at 7.30pm, venue to be decided.