The company planning to build more than 300 homes on the old sewage treatment site at Burgess Hill says it believes it has met all traffic objections to the scheme.
Last week the Middy reported exclusively the complaints of factory bosses that a proposed new refuse lorry route would cause big problems on the neighbouring Sheddingdean Business Park.
Glenbeigh wants to use the current route to the amenity tip for housing estate traffic only.
It has proposed that any traffic for the refuse tip, including heavy lorries, should go through the Sheddingdean Industrial Estate and use an extention of Marchants Way to reach the tip.
Bosses from firms on the estate say the refuse tip traffic would ruin the traffic arrangements they have achieved through co-operation on the estate.
But Glenbeigh insists it has done what it can to answer objections from highways experts.
Colin Whelan of Glenbeigh told the Mid Sussex Times: “We did withdraw our former application as it became clear West Sussex County Council Highways had issues that needed resolving. These issues have been resolved with them over the past 18 months of working together on these. They related to highway design, traffic-calming measures and some landscaping issues.”
The estate will be one of the largest of modern times in the town, which also faces another large estate on the opposite side of town near Ditchling Common and several hundreds homes being built on land at the Keymer Tiles company at Nye Road, Burgess Hill.
At present the lorries and other drivers use a narrow winding road to the rubbish tip but Glenbeigh wants to divide the traffic by using that road exclusively for drivers travelling to the large new estate. The new road would also be used by families living at a travellers’ site not far from the civic amenity tip that is due to be moved.
The factory bosses say the new lorry route would wreck the delicate balance they manage to achieve in dealing with turning lorries and parking place shortages, though they do not object to housing. There are also fears extra traffic would create a hazard for people, especially younger workers.
The Glenbeigh application is likely to be decided at a planning committee meeting in April.
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