£6 million spend on infrastructure

£6 million was collected from developers in CIL money to help fund infrastructure improvements in Wealden. Crowborough Town Council received £124,000.
40 mph speed limit sign A26 Eridge Road in Crowborough

Reduce speed limit to 30?

A request to extend the 30 miles limit along the A26 Eridge Road past Goldsmiths has been dismissed by the East Sussex Highways.

No Confidence in Wealden planners

In light of the Wealden Local Plan being declared "unsound", a vote of no confidence in the Portfolio Holder and Wealden District Council’s Planning Department was taken.

Housing Development at Goldsmiths

An application to build a 119 dwellings on land adjacent to Goldsmiths Recreation Ground in Crowborough will be considered by councillors on the planning committee next week.

Wealden told it must allow more houses to be built

An independent Planning Inspector has told Wealden District Council they have failed in their legal duty. The Council have been advised to withdraw the Plan and start over again.

“Raised eyebrows” no parking provided

Outline planning permission is being sought to build a block of 10 flats on the land currently used as parking by Crowborough Cabs. Wellsbridge Estates...

Wealden’s Local Plan

The first stage of hearings into whether Wealden’s Local Plan is sound and legally compliant, begins on Tuesday. The Local Plan determines new housing, commercial...
Harecombe Manor Nursing Home Southview Road Crowborough

Planning Inspector dismisses appeal

A Planning Inspector has dismissed an appeal by a developer to demolish Harecombe Manor, because "the design of the replacement building is lacking". ICON Design...

Wealden Council submits planning blueprint for scrutiny

Wealden District Council has submitted the Local Plan for independent examination.  The Planning Inspectorate are appointed by the Secretary of State to examine the...

Outline planning permission granted for Steel Cross

Update: A planning application for a housing development between the Rugby Club and Palegate Lane was granted this morning (Thursday 17th January). The scheme is...