Inspector dismisses 700-home Eastbourne urban extension over road safety concerns

An appeal over plans for 700 homes on the outskirts of Eastbourne has been dismissed by a planning inspector due to concerns about highway safety, despite the local authority lacking a five-year housing land supply.

by Mark Wilding
Plans for a community centre within a proposed Eastbourne urban extension. Image: The Vine Family and the University of Brighton
Plans for a community centre within a proposed Eastbourne urban extension. Image: The Vine Family and the University of Brighton

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