Neighbourhood Plan Evidence Base
Call for sites 2012  The cut off date for sites was 31st July 2013

Site Submissions
Map showing Staplefield sites
Map showing Ansty sites 

Site owner displays used in consultation days 2013
Tanyards Field, Staplefield
Cuckfield Road, Staplefield
Sugworth Farm, Balcombe Road NB: this site was subsequently withdrawn by the landowner on 7/10/2013
Bolney Road, Ansty
Holly Bank, Deaks Lane, Ansty
Ansty Farms, north
The Lizard, Cuckfield Road, Ansty 
Ansty Cross pub - This site has received planning permission and work has started.
Ansty Cross garage - This site has now been withdrawn.
Barn Cottage, Cuckfield Road, Ansty
Challoners, Cuckfield Road, Ansty
Land at Little Orchards, Cuckfield Road, Ansty
Ansty Farms, south
Land at Oak Tree / West Riddens, Cuckfield Road, Ansty

Community Engagement
Early on in the Neighbourhood Plan process, the Parish Council held three Visioning Days to provide information about the Neighbourhood Plan and gather views from residents about the parish.  A questionnaire was delivered to every household and informal views were gathered on post-it notes at the Visioning Days.
2012 Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaire results - summary
2012 Neighbourhood Plan questionnaire data (used to compile the summary report)
2012 Visioning Days informal views (from post-it notes)

2012 Results of Housing Needs Survey

2013 A second questionnaire was issued to seek the views of residents on housing numbers and sites.  Consultation days were held and the site owners were invited to display information about the their proposed sites.  The site owner displays can be viewed at the top of this page.
2013 Results of sites questionnaire

First stage of consultation on the Neighbourhood Plan documents (Regulation 14).  The draft Neighbourhood Plan and Sustainability Appraisal were made available for consultation in the summer of 2015.

The comments received during the consultation can be viewed by clicking the links below.  The comments have been collated into four documents and as required by law the contact details of respondents have been removed.  The responses were received in various forms - emails, pdf, word documents etc.  The collation process means that some of the formatting has been lost in a few of them, but the words have not been altered.

Responses from Ansty residents and developers.
Responses from Staplefield residents and developers.
Responses from Brook Street residents and developers.
Responses from public bodies.

The appendix of the Consultation Statement shows how these responses were considered during the preparation of the next set of documents (Regulation 16)

Other evidence base documents

Mid Sussex District Plan and associated documents (June 2015 and earlier versions)
Mid Sussex Local Plan May 2004

Mid Sussex District Council (November 2015) Housing and Economic Development Needs Assessment (HEDNA) – Update
Chilmark Consulting (2014) North West Sussex Housing Market Area – Affordable Housing Needs Model Update, for Horsham District Council, Crawley Borough Council and Mid Sussex District Council
Mid Sussex Landscape Character Assessment, 2005
Ancient Woodland inventory for Mid Sussex 2007
MSDC Strategic Flood Risk Assessment 2008 and 2015
MSDC Transport Study Stages 1 and 2 2013
MSDC Strategic Housing Market Assessment 2009  and update 2012
MSDC Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (Nov 2015 and earlier versions)
MSDC Housing Land Supply documents
Email showing figures from the housing register
Email showing houses in the pipeline

High Weald AONB Management Plan (2014-2019)

ACRE/OCSI/AiRS (2013) Rural community profile for Ansty and Staplefield 

National Planning Policy Framework 


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