Your Community, Your Views

Welcome to the Castle Point Engagement and Consultation Hub.

This site shows you opportunities to get involved and have your say on things in Castle Point that matter to you.

Live and recently updated activities are displayed below or you can search the full list of activities by keyword, postcode, interest and more.


Closed activities

  • Fare Increase Consultation

    Fare Increase Consultation

    An application for a tariff increase has been submitted to Castle Point Borough Council. The fare increase option we are asking you to vote on has been submitted by Castle Point Taxi Association. The Taxi Association after an initial consultation with their members has given us their preferred option for full consultation. If accepted the proposed fare tariff will be mandatory for...

    Closed 16 February 2024

  • Call for Sites

    Call for Sites

    As part of the initial work for the emerging Castle Point Plan, we are inviting the submission of sites within the borough that may be suitable for the following uses: Housing and other residential uses – including specialist housing Commercial - including employment and retail Infrastructure – including community uses Green infrastructure -...

    Closed 12 February 2024

  • Essex Parking Guidance Consultation

    Essex Parking Guidance Consultation

    The Essex Planning Officers Association are carrying out work to revise the parking standards guidance to inform new development across Essex. The EPOA began consultation between October and December last year. To build on a positive start to the consultation they would like to ensure they have a balanced set of views which include the development industry who are expected to be...

    Closed 6 February 2024

  • Biodiversity Net Gain

    Biodiversity Net Gain

    In 2021 The Environment Act was passed into UK law. This Act was introduced to stop the decline of species by 2030 and introduces a mandatory minimum Biodiversity Net Gain of 10% within any future development. This will ensure that such developments will improve or create new habitats for nature. What is Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG)? BNG is a strategy to stop any loss of nature....

    Closed 5 February 2024

  • Mayors Award 2024 Nomination Form

    Mayors Award 2024 Nomination Form

    The Castle Point Mayors Business Awards are an annual celebration to showcase and recognise the achievements of local businesses and entrepreneurs in the borough. Anyone can nominate a business or an apprentice. Only businesses with a trading address within the borough of Castle Point will be accepted. Entries will be judged by an independent panel, and all shortlisted nominees...

    Closed 26 January 2024

We asked, you said, we did

Below are outcomes for some of the issues we've recently asked about.

We asked

We asked you to tell us about the area in which you live.

You said

You Described your area as:

  • Friendly,
  • Congested,
  • Good Community,                                                                   
  • Quiet(Environment),
  • Busy(Traffic).

Told us what was important to you as:

  • Green Spaces,
  • Being Safe,
  • Open Spaces,                                                 
  • Green Belt Protection,
  • Shops.

What you would change if you could as:

  • Road Maintenance,
  • Stop Development,                                                 
  • Pot Holes,
  • Road Improvements,
  • Traffic Reduction. 

Anything Else about your area as:

  • Congested,
  • Stop Development,
  • Green Belt Protection,
  • Pot Holes,
  • Road Condition.

We did

We analysed the responses and published an Initial Engagement Outcomes report revealing how the community feel’s about where they live.

Initial Engagement Outcomes report 2023

We will use these responses to prepare the Castle Point Plan and will engage on the options for addressing the issues raised in the summer of 2024.