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Welcome to our consultation on a proposed development of nine new residential units at 99 Forest Side, Chingford.


On this website you can see the proposals in more detail and submit any comments that you have. We are grateful for any comments received and we thank you in advance for taking the time to review the proposals.


We are keen to ensure that we can take on board as many of the comments as possible as it is important to us that we create a truly beautiful development that is a good neighbour and one that provides much needed new family homes in the local area.


It is proposed to develop the site to deliver a high-quality residential development comprising seven residential flats and two dwellinghouses with nine associated parking spaces, landscaping, refuse stores and cycle parking.

The main planning benefits of the scheme are:

  1. The regeneration of a derelict brownfield site comprising of 9 high-quality new homes that contribute towards the Council’s housing growth strategy.

  2. A significant improvement to the visual appearance of the site through the delivery of contemporary new buildings that will contribute positively to the regeneration of the wider area.

  3. Providing a mix of housing sizes to meet current and future housing needs, including a number of new family units that complement the context of the local area.

  4. A fully designed landscaping scheme that includes a pocket woodland area to the Forest Side frontage that will assist in improving on site biodiversity and increase urban greening.


More details on the project aspirations and the proposed design can be seen on the link below.


This consultation has now closed. Thank you to everyone who has submitted comments.


Following the level of interest in the proposals, further consultation will take place on the proposal at the following address


The site at the side of the Queen Elizabeth public house was once occupied by the Queen Elizabeth Riding School that ceased operating in 2013 after the business encountered financial difficulties. The site is in a poor state of repair and has not been used since it was vacated.


The site is currently in the ownership of the public house but a sale has been agreed between the current owners and VFund.


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