Wealden Councillors criticise Governments proposed ‘Right to Buy’ scheme

Wealden’s Cabinet has raised concerns about the effect the Government’s proposed Right to Buy policy will have on social housing in the north of...

Development at the Orchid Riding Centre

A planning application has been submitted for a major housing development at the Orchid Riding Centre in Crowborough.
Crowborough Town Sign

Neighbourhood Plan

Crowborough Town Council has set aside up to £30,000 to develop a Neighbourhood Plan. A Neighbourhood Plan gives communities more power to set the priorities...
Mead House car park

‘Battle buses’ to descend on Wealden planners

Battle buses are being arranged to take outraged residents to Hailsham next week when an application to build 68 apartments and houses on land...

7km Ashdown Forest Protection Zone Scrapped

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

Planning permission for up to 100 homes

Update: Yesterday (25th June), Councillors agreed to remove a condition limiting the number of homes to 85. Since permission was granted in August last year,...

Crowborough ‘could’ grow by 20% depending on the need to protect the Forest

Next month Wealden District Council will ask you for your views on a new Local Plan which will determine future growth in the district...

Community Centre concerned about cars plunging down the bank

There are concerns about cars plunging down the slope into the Crowborough Community Centre from the adjacent housing development.
Map showing site planning application London Road Crowborough

Application to build 31 homes on fields behind London Road

A planning application has been submitted to Wealden District Council to build 31 flats and houses on a field behind London Road in Crowborough.

Eridge Road application refused

At last week's planning committee the application for up to 119 homes in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) adjacent to Goldsmiths Rec was refused.