Flagship Growth Programme generating new homes, jobs and development opportunities
The Northern Arc, which is due to deliver 3,500 homes alongside infrastructure, schools, employment sites and new neighbourhood centres, is already generating significant opportunities in the region as a significant part of the Burgess Hill Growth Programme. Providing an update on their flagship development at the Northern Arc, Graham Hyslop, Proje...
Follow success – and relocate to Mid Sussex
A move to Mid Sussex is credited with transforming manufacturing company Adelphi into a global success. Rachel Birrell-Gray, Marketing Manager of successful Haywards Heath-based Adelphi, told delegates at the recent Real Estate Live conference that the company's move out of London in the 1980s has contributed to their growth from a a simple manufac...
Milestone decision unlocks next steps for Mid Sussex Science and Technology park
Project Newton, Mid Sussex's planned 'next generation' Science and Technology Park passed a new milestone last week in its ambition for the 49-hectare site to provide 100,000m2 of innovation-led employment space, generating 2,500 new jobs.  Delegates at the Real Estate Live conference were the first to hear that the Park's site allocation...
The Partnership Working Model which will deliver long-term sustainable growth for Mid Sussex
Nathan Spilsted Regeneration and Economy Programme Manager at Mid Sussex District Council told delegates at the recent Real Estate Live conference that partnership working and buy-in at all levels has been key in delivering one of the one of the most ambitious, complex, and pioneering inward investment projects currently taking place in the UK. The...
New Hassocks underpass provides safe public route
 A new railway underpass has opened at Hassocks, providing a safer and more accessible route for pedestrians and cyclists. The new structure, partly funded by developer contributions, replaces the Woodside level crossing which closed in summer 2021.The majority of the work was completed over a nine-day closure of the Brighton Main Line in Febr...
Urban Park proposed for Burgess Hill
 Mid Sussex District Council is creating an Urban Park at the Martlets Shopping Centre in Burgess Hill. A temporary Urban Park will brighten up the area and create a space where people can meet and relax. The designs by landscape architects Allen Scott feature improved public spaces, trees, and planting, along with proposed leisure uses, which...
Mid Sussex Site Allocations Development Plan Document found ‘sound’
 The Mid Sussex Site Allocations Development Plan Document (DPD) has been found 'sound' by a government appointed Planning Inspector. The Mid Sussex District Plan 2014-2031, which was adopted in March 2018, sets out in broad terms what, where, when and how development will take place in Mid Sussex up until 2031. The Sites Allocation DPD was re...
Raising a glass to Sussex wine
With its microclimate, chalky soil and sun-soaked slopes, Mid Sussex is a working landscape for winemaking. Now, wine producers in the district are raising a glass to Sussex wine after the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs announced that it is to be designated as a UK Geographical Indication. The recognition means Sussex wine will ...
Homes England seeks development partner for Northern Arc school
Homes England is seeking a development partner for construction of the first new primary school as part of the 3,500-home Northern Arc scheme. A procurement contract for the £10million project is due to open for tenders on 6 June – and local companies are being asked to register their interest at https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder The school, whic...
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