Accommodation for young adults with learning disabilities is in the pipeline for the Cressing area.

Plans have been submitted to Braintree Council to demolish two buildings and replace them with three new builds, each of which will contain six bedrooms and associated living rooms, one bedroom for a staff members and an independent living flat for a further resident.

A resource centre, private open space, service roads and car parking, foul and surface water draining are also included in the plans, submitted by Gary Leckie.

The plans are for Maplecroft, Buttons Corner, Lanham Green.