01 MAY 2018
After several years’ work on the scheme, EDP is delighted to report that outline planning was fully permitted by Chichester District Council’s on 11th April, for Linden Homes’ and Miller Homes’ development of Land West of Chichester (Whitehouse Farm).
Land West of Centurion Way and West of Old Broyle Road, Chichester is a 1,600-home development at Whitehouse Farm, on the western edge of Chichester, that will also deliver a local centre (with associated employment, retail and community uses), a primary school, informal and formal open space (including a country park), playing pitches, associated landscaping, utilities and drainage infrastructure. The first phase for 750 homes has received recommendation for approval of outline consent at committee.
EDP’s involvement and outcomes:
EDP has been involved in the assessment, design and promotion of scheme for over 10 years, from the promotion of the site through its allocation in the Local Plan to the final negotiations with the Local Planning Authority for approval at committee. EDP provided a full suite of services on this project: landscape, green infrastructure, ecology, arboriculture, heritage and archaeology. Our multi-disciplinary team and approach enabled us to help our client overcome some significant constraints to development.
EDP has been involved in robust consultation and negotiation with Natural England, Historic England and the South Downs National Park. These negotiations have helped shape the Illustrative Masterplan and the Green Infrastructure (GI) strategy; including:
Illustrative Landscape Masterplan
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