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To: Wealden District Council

Save East Hoathly from Over Development

Save East Hoathly from Over Development

To consider the impact that doubling the size of the village of East Hoathly will do to the community fabric of the village and to the reduction of green fields. To reduce the amount of new homes being forced upon the village. To consider the already stretched infrastructure: the primary school, the utilities - electricity and water, sewage issues, surface water issues, parking and traffic congestion. To stop the destruction of landscape and wildlife.

Why is this important?

The village of East Hoathly, many 100s of years old has a wonderful cohesive, diverse and vibrant community. We do not want to become a suburb of nearby towns which are themselves under threat of overdevelopment. We want to stay a village not become a small town and we want to preserve this village. The way of life will disappear completely if this is allowed to happen.

East Hoathly, East Sussex

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Reasons for signing

  • Because East Hoathly has no neighbourhood plan unlikes other councils in Sussex to protect its green spaces and residents
  • To protect our even balance of pleasant village life from being ruined by gross over development. This will cause major upheaval during the construction phase and significant lowering of our quality of life afterwards, through creating an unsustainable pressure upon the few local facilities within the village environment. Such pressure will inevitably lead to major irreversibly and unwelcomed changes to our way of life.
  • To protect our village


2016-09-13 09:08:50 +0100

Thank you very much everyone. 200 signatures in about 36 hours. Brilliant. As Village Concerns has been reminded by a signature of this petition, East Hoathly is, in part, in this awful position because of Wealden's inability to have their Local Plan in place making us more vulnerable to developers. So the more we can express ourselves, the better.

2016-09-11 20:13:20 +0100

100 signatures reached

2016-09-11 13:21:21 +0100

50 signatures reached

2016-09-10 22:45:23 +0100

25 signatures reached

2016-09-10 15:58:31 +0100

10 signatures reached