Steel Cross housing development gets the go-ahead

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Update: Wealden District Council are seeking an order to overturn the Planning Inspector's decision.  It is the first step towards seeking a Judicial Review. Ann...

7km Ashdown Forest Protection Zone Scrapped

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Following a Court of Appeal decision, Wealden District Council has been forced to drop its 7km protection zone, but developers must still prove plans...

Wealden District Council promises to listen to concerns from the ‘North’

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Wealden District Council promises to consult with parishes and local organisations as part of the review of the Local Plan. At the meeting on 27th...
Crowobrough Housing Needs Survey Poster

Survey of housing needs in Crowborough

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As part of the Neighbourhood Planning process, Crowborough Town Council will be sending a housing survey to a random sample of homes in the...
Strategic Sites in Crowborough earmarked for development in the Local Plan

Search for new land suitable for development in Wealden

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Wealden District Council is currently looking at the availability of land for new development in Wealden.  As part of the national planning process all...

Appeal into 100 new houses at Steel Cross

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Report on Day 1: Appeal into 103 new homes at Steel Cross in Crowborough began this morning with opening arguments. James Maurici QC, spoke for...
Strategic Sites in Crowborough earmarked for development in the Local Plan

Less than half the homes needed built in East Sussex in 2014

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An analysis of new government figures published this morning by the National Housing Federation shows that just 2,553 homes were built in East Sussex...

Council house rents will go up by 3.7% in Wealden

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Rents will go up by an average of £3.46 for tenants of Wealden District Council next year, with average rents increasing from £90.09 to...
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16 new houses on School Lane

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Update:  Crowborough Town Council have proposed the development should be named 'Horwich Close' to mark the 25 year anniversary of the twinning.  Horwich already...

Greater economic benefits from expanding Heathrow

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Wealden's Cabinet decided on the evidence presented not to support the second runway at Gatwick because expansion at Heathrow appears to have greater economic...