• An open statement from the RGM Operating Company Board

    Posted on July 20, 2017 by admin in News.

    A meeting was held 23 May 2017 between trustees of WARGM Company Limited (‘Company’) and WARGM Charitable Foundation Limited (‘Foundation’) at which the Company learned the following:.* The Foundation will not now proceed with the planning appeal.* PGL have decided not to pursue this application or appeal.The Foundation has stated that it is, in effect, starting […]

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  • Decision made to appeal

    Posted on February 8, 2017 by admin in News.

    The Foundation Trust / PGL have decided to appeal the Planning refusal by Epping Forest District Council, and some details can be found here: https://acp. planninginspectorate.gov.uk/ ViewCase.aspx?Caseid=3164818& CoID=0   There are also two new documents at the top of the EFDC Planning Documents list: 00532503: Planning Appeal Form 00532504: Appeal Statement of Case – this is […]

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  • EFDC rejects PGL plans

    Posted on June 11, 2016 by admin in News.

    A great result! At the meeting of the full Epping Forest District Council on Monday the 6th of June, the planning application was comprehensively rejected by a majority of 26 against versus 18 for.   Our grateful thanks again to all those councillors who have supported us in our campaign to retain public access and a visitor attraction on […]

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  • Extraordinary Meeting – Epping Forest District Council

    Posted on May 24, 2016 by admin in News.

    Following the District Development Management Committee’s meeting on 20th April, the planning application – although approved by just one vote – will go forward to an Extraordinary Meeting of the full Epping Forest District Council on 6th June. The meeting starts at 7.30pm, and further details are here: http://rds.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=296&MId=8873   Our grateful thanks to those councillors who have […]

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  • Epping Forest District Council discuss PGL plans

    Posted on April 19, 2016 by admin in News.

    The Planning Application relating to the Royal Gunpowder Mills is to be considered (among other items) on Wednesday 20th April, starting at 7.30pm by the District Development Management Committee of Epping Forest District Council, at the Council Chamber in the Civic Offices, High St., Epping. Please try to attend this meeting if you can. The meeting will also be […]

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  • Extended deadline

    Posted on February 15, 2016 by admin in News.

    Epping Forest Planning Dept. has advised that the absolute latest date for submitting comments on the Planning Application is 13th March. The comments link on the planning application web site is no longer there so if you want to send your comment or objection via e-mail, please send this to appcomment@eppingforestdc.gov.uk quoting the Application case no EPF/3028/15 with a […]

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  • Reminder: Comments/objections deadline

    Posted on February 1, 2016 by admin in News.

    Please note that the deadline for comments or objections on the PGL Planning Application has been changed to 6 February 2016. Epping Forest District Council may accept submissions after this date, but to ensure your comments are looked at and taken into consideration you are advised to have them in before 6 February. To view the plans […]

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  • The plans are in

    Posted on January 7, 2016 by admin in News.

    The proposed plans for the PGL development at The Royal Gunpowder Mills site in Waltham Abbey are now available online. The plans can be viewed on the Epping Forest District Council’s website.  Note that the consultation expires on 1 February. Click here to view them. If you would like to leave a comment or object please […]

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  • Petition calls for consultation on RGM plans

    Posted on December 30, 2015 by admin in News.

    A petition signed by over 800 people has been handed in to Epping Forest District Council’s planning department calling on RGM to stop the proposed development with PGL.  Read more in The Epping Forest Guardian. http://www.eppingforestguardian.co.uk/news/14161734.Petition_calls_for_consultation_amid__gunpowder_plot__fears_at_heritage_attraction/

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  • In the news…

    Posted on November 28, 2015 by admin in News.

    The following article appeared in the Epping Forest Guardian this week. The article highlights the importance of the public meeting that is due to take place at the Town Hall on 1 December from 7.30pm.  This meeting has been organised by the Council and we are expecting the Foundation Trustees to attend and explain their […]

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