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…

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.…

Sign the petition! Urgent!

SIGN UP NOW! Lewes District Council should rethink plans for the Phoenix / North Street Estate https://www.change.org/p/lewes-district-council-lewes-district-council-should-rethink-plans-for-the-phoenix-north-street-estate Councillor Joanne Carter launched this petition to urge Lewes District Council and Santon to work together with Lewes Phoenix Rising to get a better development that meets the needs of the community and the town as a whole.…

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…

Meeting for LPR signatories this Monday 30th March

Where: Con Club, 139 High St, Lewes (Click here for map) When: Monday 30 March – 7.30pm prompt Lewes Phoenix Rising signatories and supporters are warmly invited to a meeting this Monday (30 March) at the Con Club, 139 High St, Lewes, starting at 7.30pm. The meeting will be an opportunity to discuss the Santon/LDC planning application and consultation process.…

Tips for responding to North St planning app

Guidance on how to make your representations to the SDNPA on the LDC/Santon planning application for North Street. N.B. There will be a meeting for LPR signatories at the Con Club, 7.30pm, Monday 30th March (Map) Formal consultation period. We have received this clarification from the SDNPA: ‘In recognition of the volume of material to…