Wealden District Council set out their long term plan for housing in the region

Wealden District Council have just revealed their ‘Vision & Strategic Housing Approach’ through to 2037 which involves an objective to see at least 20,000 houses and associated infrastructure built throughout the region in this period.

Wealden District Council have just revealed their ‘Vision & Strategic Housing Approach’ through to 2037 which involves an objective to see at least 20,000 houses and associated infrastructure built throughout the region in this period.

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Andrew Samuel recently sat on an Agents Panel with  the Head of Planning, Kelvin Williams, and he suggested that “any sites that could be considered as a natural extension to an existing settlement should be looked at.”

Whilst these will have to be deemed to be ‘Justifiable’ and ‘Sustainable’ in their own right, and if at all possible brownfield, infill and/or away from the Ashdown Forest, the High Weald AONB, Pevensey Levels or South Downs National Park, this really does open the door to a raft of fresh opportunities and we at Samuel & Son would be delighted to look at these with clients who think they might have suitable land and/or property.

Click on the link below to read the full report.  Pages 27 to 55 set out the WDC Local Plan Strategic Housing Strategy.

Wealden Local Plan Issues, Options and Recommendations October 2015

Please contact Andrew Samuel if you would like to discuss this further.

Tel: 01435 864020