District Council approve 26 new homes on London Road (north)
On the 26th of April 2023, Hurst Green Parish Council received a planning decision notice from Rother District Council, the notice outlined the approval for a planning application on London Road.
The site comprises a field on the northern edge of Hurst Green village abutting the boundary that wraps around the southern half of the site and with linear development of three dwellings and a farm shop to its north. The field is noted to have historic field boundaries to its edges, with the ancient woodland of Burgh Wood to its northwest and like the whole village is located within the High Weald Area of OutstandingNatural Beauty (AONB). Public footpath HG6 runs along the southern boundary from London Road, between the site and Holy Trinity Church, linking with Vicarage Way, Ridgeway and the fields to the west.
The approved plans are for 11, two bedroom homes, 13, three bedroom homes, and 2, four bedroom homes. The site will not include any one bedroom homes. 16 of the properties will be sold as market housing, while the other 10 will be affordable.
The decision notice can be viewed at: