Wren Kitchens has submitted revised plans for a distribution centre at Great Hallingbury, close to Junction 8 of the M11, after the original scheme was turned down last year.

The proposed development would replace Wren's current site at Stansted Airport, where the lease is due to expire next year.

The revised scheme has been returned to the table after its original plan was turned down by Uttlesford District Council last year.

The application allows for parking for 80 lorries and 107 cars over four acres, with 7.9 acres developed, with buildings towards the centre of the site and landscaping around the perimeter.

The plans also propose widening the B1256 to the south and realigning Tilekiln Green at the northern corner to allow for HGV movements and to reduce the impact on local traffic.

However residents have pledged to oppose the new plans after raising concerns about increased traffic on the M11 junction and neighbouring village roads, noise, light and air pollution, damage to wildlife and the fact that Great Hallingbury is a conservation area.

The April 28 deadline for comments has been extended to June 10.