In The South

Kemptown MP formally objects to Meadow Vale appeal

Sarah Green August 31, 2015

Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven, submits formal objections to proposed housing development at Meadow Vale in Ovingdean. The application to build 85 homes on greenfield land between Ovingdean, Rottingdean and Woodingdean in Brighton was rejected by Brighton & Hove City Council’s planning committee earlier this year but the developers, Lightwood Strategic, have appealed the decision.

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General News

Meadow Vale planning application rejected

Sarah Green January 28, 2015

Brighton and Hove City Council Planning Committee this afternoon (January 28) voted to turn down an application to build 85 new houses on the Meadow Vale site in Ovendean.
The controversial application, submitted by Lightwood Strategic Development Company, has been opposed by local residents and councillors, the local Labour parliamentary candidate and the local Conservative MP for Kemptown and Peacehaven, who argued that the 3.7 hectares of land helps the Ovingdean, Rottingdean and Woodingdean villages maintain their individual identities and characters.

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