Wealden District Council have received a planning application from Millwood Designer Homes Ltd to build 26 homes in woodland opposite Jarvis Brook School.
The 4½ acre site is at the junction of Western Road and Hadlow Down Road, with access off Tubwell Lane. The homes will be a mix of apartments, chalet bungalows, terraced houses and town houses.
The applicant proposes the following mix of sizes:
- 4 x one-bedroomed apartments
- 6 x two-bedroom apartments
- 5 x two-bedroom houses
- 7 x three-bedroom houses
- 4 x four-bedroom houses
Following policy there will be 35% affordable housing. Parking will be provided for 84 vehicles. The applicant proposes to build a 12-space car park for the primary school staff to use. The properties will be constructed using tradition materials: brick with clay hanging tiles on the upper stories and timber weatherboarding.
The public have until 24th July to submit their comments for consideration by the planning authority: WD/2020/0893/MAJ.