Plans for 165 homes just east of Chichester submitted

Plans for 165 new homes just outside of Chichester have been submitted by developers.

The parcel of Westhampnett land is north of Madgwick Lane, with the River Lavant on its western boundary.

An outline planning application for the homes has been submitted to Chichester District Council.

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The site is surrounded by other approved developments with housebuilding already taking place on the other side of Madgwick Lane by Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes.

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Permission has also been granted for new homes to the north-west on a parcel of land east of the Graylingwell site as well as another site containing green infrastructure including playing fields.

According to the new application: “This site is an exciting strategic development opportunity. The location ties together the three previously approved SDL [Strategic Development Location] applications. It is a great opportunity to provide improved connections, public open space, and to deliver a high-quality development where people want to live.”

The plans include a new access from Madgwick Lane, relocated agricultural access as well as green infrastructure, which includes the enhancement of the Lavant Valley linear green space.

To comment visit www.chichester.gov.uk/planning using code 20/02824/OUT.

Application site in red, homes already under construction in purple, homes approved east of Graylingwell in yellow and green infrastructure site in green