Planning Applications - Strategic Housing Site - Bilsham Road / Drove Lane

The Outline Planning Applicatiions covering the Strategic Housing Site off Bilsham Road and Drove Lane has been published by Arun District Council for consultation.

The two applications for the 550 dwellings on the Strategic Site at Bilsham Road / Drove Lane were considered by the Parish Council's Planning Committee at its meeting on Monday 15th January 2018 at the Village Hall, and the Committee reluctantly agreed not to object but support the applications conditional upon the applicants including, amongst other important infrastructure improvements, provision for expanding the primary school, improved medical facilities in the village, drainage improvements, sustainable transport / cycle routes, new and upgraded facilities for young people and an appropriate mix of affordable / social housing.

The application details are as follows: 


Outline application for the development of up to 250 residential dwellings (Class C3), vehicular access, public open space, ancillary works and associated infrastructure. Departure from the Development Plan

Land at Bilsham Road
Yapton                                      Applicant: Gleeson Strategic Land                                                  Case Officer: Mr D. Easton


Outline application with all matters reserved save access, for up to 300 dwellings, link road, surface drainage, open space and landscaping. Departure from the Development Plan and Access route is within the Yapton (Main Road) Conservation Area.

Land at east of Drove Lane
Yapton                                      Applicant: Landlink Estates Limited                                                 Case Officer: Mr D. Easton

The table shows the two applications submitted to the Council under the Town and Country Planning Acts and related legislation, under consideration by Planning Services within the Parish of Yapton. If you wish to see the details or submit comments you will need the reference shown in the table above.

 The full Weekly List may be inspected on line via our website or on our public access computers at the Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton or at the Bognor Regis Area Office, Town Hall, Clarence Road, Bognor Regis.  

 Comments on planning applications should be made by clicking on the link against each application or in writing to: 

Group Head of Planning

The Arun Civic Centre

Maltravers Road


West Sussex

BN17 5LL  

Please note:   

Planning Services operates an 'open file' policy which means that all documents relating to planning applications, including letters of objection or support, are available for everyone to see. 

If you need advice on any aspect of an application, including the making of representations to the Council about the proposals, please telephone 01903 737756 and ask to speak to the planning officer dealing with the case. 

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