case study 5 - a planning issue

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LINDFIELD - village in the Mid Sussex District of West Sussex, England, north-easr of Haywards Heath.

  • rich historic and architecural heritage 
  • heart of lindfield - mix of local stores 
  • high street - wonderful vistas of the open countryside and pretty characterful properties 
  • selection of boutiques, independant retailers and gift shops 

A23 - approximately 5 miles away - giving access to the south coast, and the M25 and M23 motorways

commuters - hawyards heath mainline station provides regular services to london victoria - 45 mins


  • plans to build a new development of 250 homes on a green field site off Gravelye Lane at the edge of the village - caused conflict between the property developers, Mid sussex county council and different groups of people in the local community 
  • this scheme would add 1,000 new residents to the village - population increase of…


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