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…

LPR Press release on Santon application

First response to the Santon/LDC planning application for the North Street Site 17/03/15 Lewes Phoenix Rising is reviewing the planning application submitted by Santon and Lewes District Council for the North Street site in Lewes. Our initial view is as follows: First, we are surprised that the period for making comments on this application, the…

Comments on Santon plan in Sussex Express

Lewes Phoenix Rising will be looking in detail at the Santon application. http://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/county-news/exclusive-regeneration-plans-revealed-for-north-street-quarter-in-lewes-1-6631198 On first perusal, few of the concerns raised over the last few years have been genuinely addressed. The affordable housing provision, at 80 % of market price, is simply not affordable and in any case unlikely to be fully delivered as other…

Flood Conference in Lewes on behalf of Fidai PROFLO, a representative on behalf of Lewes and John Gower on behalf of the Environment Agency

Interesting Flood Conference on the Ouse by renown Marnix de Vriend (organizer) on behalf of Fidai PROFLO, a representative on behalf of Lewes and John Gower on behalf of the Environment Agency.   Program PaThOu event 2014 for Thursday 9th October 2014 Venues: Zu Studios at Phoenix Estate, North Street and LinkLater pavilion at the river…

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…