Decision details

Housing Development Update

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


(Key decision):


(1) Not to proceed on the basis of the business case (Appendix 1 - Exempt) for the project known as the Former Newhaven Fire Station. 


(2) To use the existing delegations (as per the February 2020 Cabinet decision) to proceed with the purchase of that site.


(3) To hold the site and further review its optimum use and business case.


(4) To authorise the Director of Regeneration and Planning, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Housing, Portfolio Holder for Finance and Assets, and Chief Finance Officer, to carry out all necessary actions in relation to the review of the site’s future use on the basis that any future proposed housing development will come back to Cabinet for approval.

Report author: Nathan Haffenden

Publication date: 10/11/2022

Date of decision: 10/11/2022

Decided at meeting: 10/11/2022 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Effective from: 16/11/2022

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