Plans have been released for the redevelopment of the old Gorringes Auction Rooms site on Garden Street. The plans propose to add 10 houses in 8 buildings of up to four-storeys high.
While local Lib Dem Campaigners Kevin West and Joyce Bell are glad to see a vacant site brought to life, we are concerned that the development is out of keeping with the surrounding buildings and, at four storeys high, will have a negative impact on the area. It will block views to Cliffe, overlook houses on Tanners Brook, and neither the design nor the materials fit with the character of buildings in the area.
Please follow the link below and view the plans yourself.
What can you do?
If, like us, you believe that the plans are not right for our area, then please sign the petition below.
You can also register your objection with the planners. Remember. You are not alone in finding these plans distressing and unacceptable. Lewes Conservation Area Advisory Group said of the plans:
“Anywhere, this proposal would be boring. In Lewes, it is offensive
You can make a difference. Please sign our petition, which will be presented to South Downs National Park Planning on your behalf.
Joyce and Kevin demand better for Lewes Priory. If you want to get involved and help make Lewes Priory Ward a better place, please select “I want to volunteer” below:
I oppose plans for 8 buildings of up to four storeys high on the Gorringes site on Garden Street in Lewes.