Overwhelming support for latest LPR Plans!

Only  12  days left to comment on the latest Santon/LDC plans before the 16 November deadline! Email planning@lewes.gov.uk, citing planning application SDNP/15/01146/FUL Overwhelming support for latest LPR plans Last week’s public consultation on our updated plans for part of the Phoenix Estate, ‘Phoenix Works’, attracted well over 500 people and overwhelming public support. A big…

Dimbleby Debate Questions!

Thank you … to all those who submitted questions for the Development Debate chaired by David Dimbleby at Lewes Town Hall, 15 September, 7.30pm.  If yours has been selected we’ll contact you later this week, then you can ask it in person on the night! Please note, the debate intends to discuss ALL development in Lewes, not just…

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.…

LPR representations on Local Plan

Dear All,

The Lewes District Local Plan is about to be examined in public by a planning inspector. The examination lasts two weeks, starting on 20 January, and takes place in the East Platinum Lounge (you couldn’t make it up!) at the Amex Stadium.

The plan for North Street is will be looked at on Thursday 22 January, from 9.30am. Everyone is welcome to attend. Lewes Phoenix Rising (LPR) will be represented in the discussion, led by the inspector, about the policy for North Street and Eastgate.

Our position is set out in the attached statement and appendices. We believe that we have strong arguments to over-turn the existing policy which will in turn severely hamper the Santon/LDC planning application.

This is the first part of our strategy for 2015 to challenge the current approach to the Phoenix Estate. The team is now working on the rest of our plans for this year, which we will let you know about in the next week or so.

Happy New Year to everyone and, as ever, thank you for your continued support and encouragement.

The LPR Team

Download the LPR Representations – 655KB PDF File

Download the LPR Appendix to the Representations – 2.1MB PDF FIle


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’,…