Local Councils Award Scheme 2    fb logo

Halstead Town Council



Time: 7.15pm
Day: Monday
Date: 13 August 2018

Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, 

Halstead CO9 2BY

Tel: 01787 476480


Councillor A Munday - Chairman

Councillor M Radley - Vice Chairman

Councillor Mrs J Allen

Councillor Mrs S Dingle

Councillor Mrs S A Diver

Councillor C Fox

Councillor D Gronland

Councillor D Hume

Councillor Mrs J A Pell

Councillor Mrs E Penn

Councillor Mrs J Sutton

Councillor G Warren

Members of the Council are requested to attend the above Meeting to transact the following business: -

1. Apologies for Absence (approval of apologies to be noted). 

2.  Declarations of Interests. To declare any ‘pecuniary, non-pecuniary or   other pecuniary’’ interests relating to items on the agenda having regard to the Code of Conduct for Members and having taken appropriate advice (where necessary) before the meeting. 

3.  Public Question Time. a) A maximum period of 10 minutes to allow members of the public to ask questions or to make statements, and for Councillors with pecuniary, non-pecuniary or other pecuniary’ interests under the code of conduct for Members to make statements. b) Presentation of cheque to TAPs charity by former mayor Cllr Shirley Diver

4.  Minutes To approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 16th July 2018.

5.  Planning Applications.   Dealt with by the Planning Committee. ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL ARE MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE. Chair of Planning - Councillor D Hume – report attached here

The following Planning Applications, which were received and circulated electronically, are to be considered at the Council meeting. 

18/01187/FUL - Natwest Customer Service Centre, 31 High Street, Halstead – Conversion of a former bank building into funeral directors, with provision of two staff apartments on the first floor, one of which includes a small, one-room extension. New access and three parking spaces at the rear of the property.

18/01296/VAR - Land Adjacent, 1 Brook Farm Close, Halstead - Application for variation of conditions 2 and 3 of planning permission 16/02145/FUL- to allow design change

18/01297/FUL & 18/01298/LBC - Brook Farm House, Colchester Road, Halstead - Proposed conversion of garage to dwelling and new driveway access

18/01221/FUL & 18/01222/LBC - 103-105 Head Street, Halstead, Essex - Internal alterations and demolition of existing rear conservatory. Erection of single storey replacement rear porch. Repair and repaint existing woodwork and windows, replace existing front door, bi-fold gates and existing side gate. Re-render of external walls. 

18/01276/FUL - 85 Colchester Road, Halstead, Essex - Erection of 4 New dwellings and associated works.

18/01300/FUL & 18/01301/LBC - 2 - 4 Head Street, Halstead, Essex - Proposed site access & parking space

18/01248/FUL - Lynn House, Upper Chapel Street, Halstead - Conversion of double garage creating new annex accommodation to form living area to ground floor with bedroom and en-suite above.

18/01367/FUL - Halstead Hall (Formerly Attwoods), Braintree Road, Halstead - Single storey rear extension to provide ancillary spaces to service nursing home. Construct brick entrance piers to both main and staff entrances to the site.

18/01233/FUL - 12 Sloe Hill, Halstead, Essex - Two and single storey rear extension

18/01111/FUL & 18/01112/LBC - 59- 61 High Street, Halstead, Essex - Proposed change of use and conversion of upper two storey to form a one bedroom apartment and two bedroom apartment.   Alterations to fenestration.

6.  Mayors Appointments and Announcements -report attached here

7.  Finance. Dealt with by the Finance Committee. ALL MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL ARE MEMBERS OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE. Chair of Finance – Councillor M Radley

     a) Finance. – report attached here

     b) List of Payments to be approved - report 7b attached here and Report 7b(a) attached here

     c) CIF funding– report attached here

     d) Reconciliation – report attached here

8.  Community Hall – verbal update

9.  Youth – verbal update

10.   District Councillors - verbal update

11.  Standing orders update – report attached here

12.  Extra Christmas Lights – report attached here

13.  Local Council award scheme – report attached here & 13a report attached here

14.  Town infrastructure – report attached here

15.  Toilet refurbishment – report attached here

16.  Town Plan report – report attached here

17.  Exclusion of Public and Press.

To give consideration to adopting the following resolution: - “That, in view of the confidential nature of the business about to be transacted and pursuant to the provisions of section 1(2)-of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, as amended, the public and the press be temporarily excluded from the meeting”.

18.  Toilet refurbishment appointment of contractor 

Sarah Greatorex - Town Clerk 06/08/18


News and Events

Halstead Town Council FREE event in the park

What's on in Halstead June 2019

What's on in Halstead June 2019

summer1  JUNE 2019  summer1

4th  Halstead U3A  Queens Hall, Chipping Hill   10.00am – 12.00pm

5th  Halstead Flower Club  Queens Hall, Chipping Hill  7.00pm - 9.30pm

10th  Full Council Meeting - Public welcome to attend  Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 7.15pm

12th   Halstead Wine & Social Club  Queens Hall, Chipping Hill  8.00pm – 10.00pm

16th  Halstead Town Council ‘Free Event’ – Essex Police Band - Band in the Park Public Gardens, Trinity Street  2.00pm – 4.00pm

19th  County Lines Drug Awareness- Public welcome to attend Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 7.30pm

19th  Halstead Townswomen’s Guild  St  Andrews Large Hall, Parsonage St,  2.00pm

20th Halstead Social & Tea Dance  - All Ages Welcome to attend  Queens Hall, Chipping Hill 2.00pm Tel: 07834 467136  for details

21st - 23rd  Halstead Flower Festival  St  Andrews Church, Parsonage St,  10.00am – 5.00pm Fri/Sat  & 12.00-5.00pm Sunday                                                                                                      

Halstead Heritage Museum  - open Wednesday & Sunday 1.30pm -4.00p Ring Jim Davis. 07765 406254 for details


Monday            Halstead Road Runners  - Courtaulds Sports Ground 6.45pm-7.45pm

Monday            Halstead Art Group  - British Legion Hall, The Causeway 7.00pm-9.00pm

Tuesday           Work Club   Halstead Library, Bridge Street, 10.00am -12.00 noon – Tel: 0345 6037628

Tuesday           Gentle Yoga Conservative Club,  34 High  St.  10.30am -11.45am – Tel: 07941 351689  

Tuesday           WW-Wellness that Works Queens Hall  5.30pm -7.00pm – Tel: 08457 123000 for details

Tuesday           Adult Latin American Dance Class Queens Hall  8.00pm -8.45pm – Tel: 07834 467136

Wednesday   Halstead Road Runners  -  Courtaulds Sports Ground 7.30pm -8.30pm

Thursday         Slimming WorldHalstead Town Football Ground, Rosemary Lane 9.30am – 11.00am

Thursday         Slimming WorldHoly Trinity School, Beridge Rd 5.30pm & 7.30pm

Thursday         Parent & Child Yoga Conservative Club,  34 High  St.  6.00pm-7.00pm – Tel: 07941 351689  

Thursday         Vinyasa Yoga - Queens Hall  7.00pm-8.00pm  – Tel: 07546 223341 for details

Friday                WW–Wellness that Works- Queens Hall 9.00am -10.30am  – Tel: 08457 123000 for

Saturday          Slimming World Holy Trinity School, Beridge Rd 9.00am – 10.30am

Please note:  The office’s normal opening hours are 9.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday

To have your event in Halstead included in the above please contact Halstead Town Council on 01787 476480

Read more

Holy Trinity Church Art Exhibition

Halstead Action Promoting Positive Youth - HAPPY

Halstead Town Councillors Election Results and Information

Halstead Town Councillors Election Results and Information

Holy Trinity (North Ward)

Election date: 2 May 2019

Electorate: 2557

Ballot papers issued: 711

Ballot papers rejected: 9

Turnout: 27.81%



Description (if any)



AMOS, Pauline

Labour Party


CAULFIELD, Peter Jeremy

Halstead Residents' Association



DINGLE, Sandra

Halstead Residents' Association



WARREN, Garry John

Labour Party



Holy Trinity (South Ward)

Election date: 2 May 2019

Electorate: 2113

Ballot papers issued: 518

Ballot papers rejected: 3

Turnout: 24.51%



Description (if any)



CLAYDON, Peter John

Halstead Residents' Association



FINCKEN, Malcolm John

Labour Party



KNIGHT, Stephen Richard

Labour Party


PELL, Jackie

Halstead Residents' Association



St Andrews (North Ward)

Election date: 2 May 2019

Electorate: 2400

Ballot papers issued: 750

Ballot papers issued: 3

Turnout: 31.25%



Description (if any)



HUME, David Leonard

Halstead Residents' Association



KIRBY, Stephen Charles

Conservative Party Candidate


MACANDREWS, Gemma Ann McCoyd Independent  164  


Halstead Residents' Association




Halstead Residents' Association


WARREN, Deborah Rose Labour Party  104  

 St Andrews (South Ward)

Election date: 2 May 2019

Electorate: 2033

Ballot papers issued: 595

Ballot papers rejected: 5

Turnout: 29.27%



Description (if any)



ATKINSON, Janet Doreen

Halstead Residents' Association




Halstead Residents' Association



OSBORN, Philip David Argent

Labour Party



PYE, Rob

The Conservative Party Candidate


SMITH, Linda Jane Halstead Residents' Association  339 ELECTED

 Link to the official notices here: pdf small

Read more


htc shield   


   fb logo   
Halstead Town Council, Queens Hall, Chipping Hill, Halstead Essex CO9 2BY
Contact us: 01787 476480, email: townclerk@halsteadtowncouncil.org.uk
All content © 2018 Halstead Town Council. All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy l Councillors details l Managed by Lexden Computer Services l