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Brentwood Station Area Mobile Network

Many people will be aware that the area around Brentwood railway station has had a significant drop in the quality of the mobile phone signal since the summer. Some have contacted the Borough Council to question why this has happened.

The following is a summary of how this has occurred:

  • Developer of Ewing House served notice on mobile network operators to remove base station from building October 2018 - removal date end June 2020
  • Prior notification applications for installation of telecommunications apparatus at Pastoral Way and Coptfold Road submitted by Vodafone/O2 to Brentwood Borough Council December 2019
  • Prior notification applications refused January 2020 for reason of unacceptable siting and appearance
  • Revised prior notification application for installation of telecommunications apparatus at Coptfold Road by Vodafone/O2 refused June 2020 for reason of unacceptable siting and appearance
  • Prior notification application for installation of telecommunications apparatus at Masefield Court by EE/Three refused July 2020 for reason of unacceptable siting and appearance
  • Erection of temporary telecommunications equipment by Vodafone, O2, EE, Three to restore signal and not requiring planning permission - no firm timescale provided

For a more detailed explanation please view the full committee report.

Breadcrumb, my location

Brentwood Station Area Mobile Network

Many people will be aware that the area around Brentwood railway station has had a significant drop in the quality of the mobile phone signal since the summer. Some have contacted the Borough Council to question why this has happened.

The following is a summary of how this has occurred:

  • Developer of Ewing House served notice on mobile network operators to remove base station from building October 2018 - removal date end June 2020
  • Prior notification applications for installation of telecommunications apparatus at Pastoral Way and Coptfold Road submitted by Vodafone/O2 to Brentwood Borough Council December 2019
  • Prior notification applications refused January 2020 for reason of unacceptable siting and appearance
  • Revised prior notification application for installation of telecommunications apparatus at Coptfold Road by Vodafone/O2 refused June 2020 for reason of unacceptable siting and appearance
  • Prior notification application for installation of telecommunications apparatus at Masefield Court by EE/Three refused July 2020 for reason of unacceptable siting and appearance
  • Erection of temporary telecommunications equipment by Vodafone, O2, EE, Three to restore signal and not requiring planning permission - no firm timescale provided

For a more detailed explanation please view the full committee report.