Land rear of 9 Church Road, proposal for 50 dwellings

If you’ve sent letters/emails to Maldon District Council objecting to the above development, these will have been passed to the Planning Inspectorate but if you have any additional points/objections, please write to:   Stephen Bartle, The Planning Inspectorate, Room 3B Eagle Wing, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Bristol BS1 6PN, quoting Appeal Reference APP/X1545/W/23/3333081.

Alternatively you can make comments on the Planning Inspectorate website at

All representations must be received by 16th April 2024.  

Wickham Bishops is a village in the county of Essex with a population of just under 2000 residents. The village is approximately 3 miles from Witham which offers a main line station with services to London and Ipswich. Witham is also close to the A12.

The village enjoys good amenities such as a Church, new Village Hall built in 2006 (which accommodates approximately 15 various clubs and a new Children's Play Ground), the Library, General Store with Post Office, Hairdressers, Health Food Shop, Beauty Treatments Salon, Tea Room, Vehicle Repair Garage and Car Showroom. There is also a 17 acre Sports Field with Football teams ranging from 6 yrs to veterans and Tennis Courts.

Wickham Bishops has received the following awards:

2015 Best Kept Village in Class 3 (between 800 -2000 residents)

2015 Village of the Year - third place

2009 Best Kept Village (Class 2: 2000 population)

The Village Hall gained a Design Award from Maldon District Council in 2008.

Walkers - view our 'Six Walks' booklet

How to contact us

07542 190176

The Village Hall
Church Road
Wickham Bishops