Friars Cliff Residents Association
Establishing and maintaining contact with similar Associations and working in conjunction with them in all matters of common interest
Planning action groups
The Noisy Lobster has submitted a planning application for a balcony. Contact Steve Alves (Coastguard site planning) or Marianne Abley (Noisy Lobster Planning) Not the FCRA. More details click here
Council and planning updates
At the planning meeting on 20th February 2020 planning permission was given to the development in Christchurch Town Centre on the Old Police Station site. This includes provision for a public / visitor attraction space on the ground floor building on the Pit Carpark. Read more in the Daily Echo
Approval was also given to the Noisy Lobster for a first floor sun deck despite local opposition.
Support the local Scout Group
The HIghcliffe Scout Group has opened its annual plant sale.
You can order a range of colourful bedding plants or hanging baskets online. Purchase includes free home delivery to residents in Highcliffe, Walkford and Mudeford on 15/16/17th May 2020.
Plants are in recyclable containers and in low peat compost.
And if gardening isn’t your thing, you could make an online donation to the group through the plant shop.
Highcliffe Scouts are always looking for volunteers for fundraising and leaders. Find out more.
Committee: We currently require co-ordinators in the following voluntary roles:
Forum Advertising • Planning • Social Team – Head Road Warden
ROAD WARDEN VACANCIES
The role of Head Road Warden is required as our current Head Road Warden has taken on the role of Secretary to the Association. 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.
Current vacancies exist in the following roads:
- Bure Court
- Bure Lane 1-53
- Caledonian Close
- Lancaster Close
- Tangmere Close
The FCRA needs your help to run, please contact Marianne Abley or another 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