OUTLINE planning permission for 42 homes in Dovercourt has been granted.

Tendring Council has given the outline plans for the homes in Main Road, near to Dovercourt cemetery.

The planning application submitted to the council’s planning portal said: “There are a range of existing trees and hedges on the site, which will be protected and maintained, where possible.

“The proposal includes additional trees, hedges and other small scale shrubbery in order to maintain similar characteristics as existing greenery, surrounding the site.”