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Planning objection: land north of Horsham

25th February 2021

Read CPRE Sussex’s objection to a planning application to build 197 new homes on greenfield land

Dr Roger Smith, CPRE Sussex Trustee, has submitted a representation to Horsham District Council on behalf of CPRE Sussex objecting to:


Land North of Horsham RM Area 2 Old Holbrook Horsham West Sussex

Reserved matters application for the erection of 197 residential dwellings with associated parking, landscaping and open space following approval of outline application DC/16/1677, relating to layout, scale, appearance and landscaping

The objections are on the grounds of:

  • The low proportion of affordable housing
  • The failure to meet energy and sustainability standards
  • The detrimental effect the development will have on the local landscape
  • The plan’s failure to meet its own meet its own design principles in respect of existing legislation
  • The plan’s failure – in several aspects – to adhere to guidance on biodiversity

CPRE Sussex Objection to DC 21 0066