Concerns

Loss of of Beautiful Lindfield Countrside

Pressure on local services

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Haywards Heath Golf Course has numerous public footpaths offering the chance to enjoy the beautiful setting. This would undoubtedly be affected by any new development.

 

It also sets a dangerous precedent that developers could exploit leading to further losses of precious countryside.

Green spaces has been shown to have a positive effect on mental health:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25682368

Pressure on local services such as doctor's surgeries, hospital, train services, car parking, school places etc.

traffic / Highways issues

Disruption

Increased traffic and concerns over road safety. High Beech Lane is already a very busy road.

flood risk

Approximately 10 years of a vast building site and associated disruption and noise.

scale & size

Inceased flooding risks - this is a photo taken in May 2018 following heavy rainfall at the junction of High Beech Lane and By Sunte.

Size & density of development - similar scale to that of Bolnore village in Haywards Heath.