West Sussex, Hassocks

New Development Overhead Plan

Superb Edge Of Settlement Development Site

  • The site at Clayton Mills/Ockley Lane, Hassocks – on the instructions of the E C Matthews Charitable Trust, formal discussions were initiated in 2015 for this residential site
  • Site area:  27.11 Hectares, 67 Acres
  • Promotion Agreement entered into with Gleeson Strategic Land. Ensuing discussions progressed with Mid Sussex District Council’s Planning Department
  • Planning Consent gained at Committee in early 2019
  • Planning Permission was granted for a scheme of 500 homes, incorporating 30% social housing, Public Open Space (POS) and Section 106 Contributions.  The application was judicially reviewed due to the Gypsy & Travellers’ condition within the Local Plan.  This was dismissed, due to robust conditions within the Local Plan
  • Detailed negotiations were held with Network Rail to agree on the cost of a pedestrian tunnel to be constructed beneath the London to Brighton Railway Line.
  • Land sold to Taylor Wimpey in February 2021

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