U's chairman Robbie Cowling submitted the plans
Colchester United’s chairman has been given permission to build 103 homes on land near their training ground in Tiptree.
An application to build the homes, a village green and allotments in Grange Road has been given the go-ahead by Colchester Council.
Robbie Cowling has been told he must plant trees and install a First World War memorial plaque as part of the landscaping scheme.
Some villagers objected, saying there are not enough facilities in Tiptree to deal with the new homes.
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