Draft Horsham District Local Plan 2019-2036

Comment ID /4605
Document Section Draft Horsham District Local Plan 2019-2036 Spatial Vision and Objectives (Key Questions) Spatial Development Principles View all on this section
Respondent Prof (Prof Jonathan Rix) View all by this respondent
Response Date 30 Mar 2020
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Learning lessons from recent developments

As is evident from the Kingsfold site, it is highly likely that new housing stock built in isolation of established infrastructure will not provide the level of social and business development anticipated in the plan. This seems to suggest that entirely new sites will be primarily commuter bases.

On this basis I would not be supportive of developments 1, 4, 6 & 7 as numbered on The map in chapter 3. 

Proposed Change