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Appeal: Lack of neighbourhood plan allocation does not preclude Lewes homes

Sajid Javid

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has approved the development of 50 homes in the village of Newick, Lewes, after deciding that lack of site allocation in the neighbourhood plan should not preclude the development.

Javid noted that although the appeal site is not explicitly allocated for development within the Newick Neighourhood Plan (NP), neither the Lewes Joint Core Strategy nor the NP places a cap on development in Newick – and the council accepts that more sites may ultimately need to be allocated in this area.

Concern was expressed about the preservation of a green gap between Newick and.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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