Sussex Express – Phoenix Estate in Lewes blighted by uncertainty

Article in Sussex Express on the Phoenix Estate / North Street Qtr. Phoenix Estate in Lewes blighted by uncertainty – Sussex Express Full article Mr Baker said: “Today I saw an array of wild creativity and innovation. The area is a hive of productive activity, providing work space and venues for artisans, manufacturing, community and educational…

Press Statement from Norman Baker MP Regarding Phoenix Estate

Lewes MP meets businesses set to be displaced by one of the largest developments in Lewes Norman Baker Lib Dem MP for Lewes, visited the Phoenix Estate, North Street in Lewes to see for himself the workshops that are under threat from proposed development. In all, there are over 50 small and medium size businesses…

Lewes Phoenix Rising meeting with LDC/Santon

On Thursday 17th July, the Lewes Phoenix Rising (LPR) team met with members of the Lewes District Council and Clive Wilding of Santon.  The purpose of the meeting was to present our proposals and discuss how we can work together.  The meeting was followed by a tour of the industries and enterprises on the Phoenix estate.…

Updated survey of Phoenix Estate July 2014

All businesses surveyed, with exception of those to South of Phoenix Place : CA Car Parts, Coach Company, Wenban Smith and Gosnells, Soap Factory (and Storage Containers, North St). 2 of these are intending to relocate to Malling Brooks (Wenban Smith, Gosnells) Total: 50 businesses on remainder of site. 7 Centres for the Arts, comprising…

Lewes Phoenix Rising representations to LDC Local Plan

Lewes Phoenix Rising has submitted its representations to the LDC on the Lewes District Local Plan, for the deadline of 11th July. These were written with the help of Dominic Lawson Bespoke Planning, with advice from Clive Newberry QC. The latter will represent us at the public consultation meeting in the Autumn. As you will be…

Lewes Societies Fair and Latest Phoenix Update

Lewes Societies Fair Saturday 5th July 10:00-1:00P.M. The Phoenix Rising will be represented tomorrow at the Lewes Societies Fair, tomorrow 10am – 1pm at the Town Hall. Do come along to be updated on how the plan is progressing and if you wish to buy Arthur Brown’s CD – ‘Lewes Developer Blues’ and ‘Phoenix Rising’,…