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Appeal: Lack of sustainable transport options contribute to Sussex dwellings refusal

Cycle links

London Regeneration Limited has been refused permission for the erection of 167 residential units, a community hub and alterations to an existing commercial business park in Crawley Down, West Sussex, after an inspector took issue with the proposal’s insufficient sustainable transport options and lack of actionable Section 106 Agreement.

Inspector Stephen Roscoe noted that Mid-Sussex District Council is unable to demonstrate a five-year housing land supply, thus rendering housing policies in its local plan out of date.

In relation to safe pedestrian cycle links, Roscoe deemed that the appellant was able to demonstrate suitable links between the appeal site and Copthorne village, but not to Crawley Down. As various necess.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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