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Neighbourhood Plan public consultation 

Hailsham Town Council’s Neighbourhood Planning Team are making themselves available to discuss your views on future housing development in various locations across the town now until Sunday 19th June.

Representatives from the Neighbourhood Planning Committee and Town Council officers will be visiting different parts of Hailsham in their mobile demonstration unit to discuss the Neighbourhood Plan and enabling residents to take part in the important consultation process by completing a questionnaire.

Dates, Times & Locations:

FRI 10 JUN / 10am-2pm / Freedom Leisure car park (Vicarage Lane)

SAT 11 JUN / 10am-2pm / Tesco car park (North Street)

SUN 12 JUN / 10am-2pm / Freedom Leisure car park (Vicarage Lane)

MON 13 JUN / 10am-2pm / Hailsham Library car park (Western Road)

MON 13 JUN / 6.30pm-8.30pm / Country Park car park (off Gleneagles Drive)

TUE 14 JUN / 10am-2pm / South Road/Station Road car park

TUE 14 JUN / 6.30pm-8.30pm / Hailsham East Community Centre (Vega Close)

WED 15 JUN / 10am-2pm / Waitrose car park (NHS Health Centre side)

WED 15 JUN / 6.30pm-8.30pm / Union Corner Hall car park (Hawks Road)

THU 16 JUN 10am-2pm / Waitrose car park (NHS Health Centre side)

THU 16 JUN / 6.30pm-8.30pm / The Cedars (off Milland Road)

FRI 17 JUN / 8.30am-12.30pm / Union Corner Hall car park (Hawks Road)

FRI 17 JUN / 6.30pm-8.30pm / Summerfields Avenue

SAT 18 JUN / 10am-2pm / Vicarage Field (Street Market/War Memorial)

SAT 18 JUN / 6.30pm-8.30pm / Lion House Park (Mill Road)

SUN 19 JUN / 10am-2pm / Freedom Leisure car park (Vicarage Lane)

SUN 19 JUN / 6.30pm-8.30pm / Freedom Leisure car park (Vicarage Lane)

Taking into account the proposed construction of 9,380 new houses (97% growth) in Hailsham, the Town Council agreed to prepare a Neighbourhood Development Plan under the powers granted by the Localism Act 2011, which will consider what type of homes should be provided and the level of infrastructure required to support both new housing and the existing community.

“Hailsham has grown considerably in recent years and the Hailsham Neighbourhood Plan, once produced and ratified, will play an important role in the planning process, with policies which must be duly considered taken into account by law,” said Councillor Glenn Moore, chairman of the Neighbourhood Planning Committee.

“It is our commitment that residents and the community at large play a key role in determining our town’s future, provision of facilities and critical infrastructure, so please come along to one of our mobile information sessions, find out more about the process and complete our consultation questionnaire.”

All views gathered from the consultation questionnaire will inform the draft Neighbourhood Plan and provide a blueprint for the future development of Hailsham.

Questionnaires can also be collected and posted at the following locations until Saturday 16th July 2016:

Hailsham Library (Western Road); Hailsham MI Club (Western Road); Town Council Offices (Market Street); Seaforth Farm Surgery (Vicarage Field); Vicarage Field Surgery; Medical Centre (85 Battle Road); Quintin Medical Centre (Hawkswood Road); Dippy Doodahs (High Street); Chapter 12 Wine Bar (High Street); Hailsham Jewellers (High Street); Waitrose (Vicarage Field); Tesco (North Street).

For more information on the Hailsham Neighbourhood Plan, click here.

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Enquiries relating to this media release

Terry Hall, Communications Officer
Hailsham Town Council, Market Street, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AE
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