Friars Cliff Residents Association
Establishing and maintaining contact with similar Associations and working in conjunction with them in all matters of common interest
It’s Official: Our quarterly meetings are returning face to face
All Saint’s Church is booked the 3rd December at 7:30pm. Arrive at 7pm to meet Councillors and chat.
The parking working group continues.
The environment working group is also looking for members.
Planning & licensing groups
The planning amendment for the MCA site was rejected; demolition was scheduled for 23 March but may now be delayed. Please note the new application for the Coastguard site for revised 21 residences and 3 storey buildings. 8/21/0783/FUL More details click here
Residents’ concerns over the extended beach huts have been noted. FCRA met with the Avon Beach Company and planning officers have visited the site.
The Avon Beach Company has applied to extend its licence to outdoor provision of alcohol at the beach. The deadline to BCP for comment is 14 April.
BCP-Wide Issues and CONSULTATIONS
BCP Local Plan Development
The new Local Plan will be the legal starting point in determining planning applications in the BCP area. The Local Plan will cover the period from 2022 – 2038 with a review every five years. More information is at: www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/LocalPlan‘
BCP Coastline Consultation
Have your say on the Seafront Strategy to help inform the priority areas for regeneration and identify actions for a 5-year Seafront Investment Plan.
Find further information and take part in the consultation when it opens: bcpcouncil.gov.uk/SeafrontStrategy
Please stay safe and support your neighbours.
As the COVID-19 rules relax spare a thought for vulnerable neighbours. and also for those who are anxious about mixing and getting back to a more normal mode of living. If you need help or support go to the BCP Council website whether to offer to volunteer or find information.
Recent posts and articles
We currently require co-coordinators in the following voluntary roles:
- Forum Advertising
- Planning lead
- Communications Lead
ROAD WARDEN VACANCIES
The main role is to liaise with our vital network of road wardens to ensure that the Forum is distributed promptly and delivered to each house in our area two weeks before the quarterly meeting. On longer roads houses are grouped into approximately 50 houses. You don’t need to live on a road to be the warden.
Do you live in one of these roads?
Bure Lane 1-53
The FCRA needs your help to run, please contact a committee member if you are interested in helping out. Please visit the committee members page for an idea of different roles.
Friars Cliff is the coastal area of Christchurch, Dorset, located between Highcliffe Castle and Mudeford, to the east of Christchurch town centre. For maps, click on these links: Location Map Street Map
Friars Cliff Beach at Steamer Point is a south facing shingle and sand beach with cafe, toilets, shower, water stand pipes and car parking. Street parking is only permitted during the winter months (see street signs for details).
We would love to hear from you, if you want to become more involved, support our road warden network or have concerns about a local issue. Simply get in touch with a committee member