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Essex cricket ground homes plan on hold

Essex County Cricket Ground
Under the plans the ground's capacity would increased to 8,000

Plans to expand Essex County Cricket Club's county ground have been put on hold until after the general election.

The club is hoping to get planning permission for a £200m project in Chelmsford, which includes building houses nearby to raise finance.

The ground capacity would be increased from 6,000 to 8,000.

Chief executive David East said he was disappointed a decision on the proposal has been deferred by the Department for Communities and Local Government.



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