LPR and LDC meet to discuss future of creative industries

Lewes Phoenix Rising and Lewes District Council meet to discuss creative industries and the relocation of Phoenix businesses Following the SDNPA’s approval of the LDC/Santon planning application last Thursday, Lewes Phoenix Rising (LPR) is intending to find, acquire and independently develop a site in Lewes to resurrect, reassemble and refurbish the Phoenix Ironworks structures as…

Two things … and an important message from our Finance Director

Two things … and an important message from our Director of Finance As we count down to the South Downs National Park Authority’s landmark decision on the North Street/Phoenix Estate planning application by Santon and LDC, here are a couple of important reminders.   Wed 9 Dec – LDC discuss North Street petition Following Councillor Joanne Carter’s…

Only 4 days left to comment on the latest Santon / LDC Plans!

Only 4 days left to comment on the latest Santon/LDC plans before 16th November deadline! Email planning@lewes.gov.uk, citing planning application SDNP/15/01146/FUL. See what we had to say You can read the full Lewes Phoenix Rising objection, responding to Santon’s amended plans, here. To make your own comments, go to http://planningpublicaccess.southdowns.gov.uk/online-applications/. Search for application SDNP/15/01146/FUL and…

Santon fall short again

Santon/LDC’s latest plans for the provision of employment space at North Street continue to fall far short of the needs of the town. Click here for survey of businesses currently on the Phoenix Lewes Phoenix Rising’s plans provide nearly 7,000 sqm of basic, adaptable workspace within the modestly refurbished buildings of the historic Phoenix Ironworks.…

Press release from South Downs National Park

Please see below a press release from the South Downs National Park Authority about amendments to the Santon / LDC plan for North Street. North Street Quarter – Amended Plans and Documents (Planning Application SDNP/15/01146/FUL) Information and making comments Amended plans for the North Street Quarter development in Lewes will soon be available both from the…

We’ve had the Debate – now let’s get LDC to work with us

Sign the new petition to get LDC / Santon to work with us: Click this line to sign the petition A big thank you to everyone who came to the debate chaired by David Dimbleby ‘How do we develop Lewes: Building the homes we need while keeping the town we love’ on Tuesday evening, 15th…

Santon in Viva Lewes

Letter to Sussex Express. I am perplexed by the comment made by Clive Wilding of Santon, the developer of North St, in his and Rob Blackman’s (Leader of LDC) interview in Viva Lewes this month. Regarding the displacement of the 50 businesses, dozens of self-employed and social and creative enterprises currently on site, in favour of…