Campaign group deliver objection to new Burgess Hill homes to Mid Sussex District Council

South of Folders Lane Action Group has delivered its objection to up to 350 new homes being built south of Folders Lane in Burgess Hill to Mid Sussex District Council.

Thursday, 8th October 2020, 10:49 am
Updated Thursday, 8th October 2020, 10:50 am

Keith Sullens, acting chairman, handed the group’s objection in person because, he said, the group’s previous objections were ‘omitted’.

“We could not risk our objections not being seen by the planning inspector,” he said.

“SOFLAG’s many supporters are really concerned about the consequences of building housing on these two greenfield sites.”

Keith Sullens, acting chairman of of South of Folders Lane Action Group, delivering the objection to Mid Sussex District Council. Picture: Steve Robards

The group’s objection includes a critical report from traffic consultants GTA Civils, Mr Sullens said.

He added: “The MSDC Site Selection process has not been carried out in accordance with the criteria set out by MSDC at the start of the process.

“Grave errors have been made by those responsible for the process and the decision making.

“This renders the final recommendations undeliverable and fatally flawed.”

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