Latest Uckfield planning news

Uckfield Town Council’s plans committee met last night (April 10) and agreed to support the following planning applications:

  • Single-storey extension rear extension at 28 Framfield Road, Uckfield.
  • Field shelter/stable for storage use at land next to 2 Downland Farm Cottages, Snatts Road, Uckfield.
  • Listed building consent for replacement of damaged sandstone York step of the same colour and design as original, 95A High Street.
  • Single-storey porch/shower room extension at 35 The Drive, Uckfield.
  • Demolition of garage and construction of single storey side and rear extension at 10 Oak Tree Court, Uckfield.
  • Rear conservatory at Jasmine Cottage, Highlands Avenue, Ridgewood, Uckfield.

The committee decided not to support the following application:

  • First-floor rear extension and replacement boundary fence at 149 Rocks Park Road, Uckfield.

The committee considers some applications under delegated powers and is supporting the following applications:

  • Change of use from a shop to yoga studio at 79-81 High Street, Uckfield.
  • Retrospective application for two wooden sheds at 12 Manor Way, Uckfield.

Decisions on these planning applications will be made by Wealden District Council; the town council is a statutory consultee.

The town council’s plans committee was told Wealden District Council had approved the following applications:

  • Reserved matters for demolition of The Cottage in Hempstead Road, Uckfield, and replacement of existing home and construction of three new.
  • Single-storey rear extension at 18 Baxendale Way, Fernley Park, Uckfield.
  • Removal of condition with regard to a creche/nursery at 6-7 Falmer Court, London Road, Uckfield.
  • Extension to provide trade counter at Green DIY, Bellbrook Business Park, Uckfield.
  • Single-storey extension to the side and associated alterations at 25 Wilson Grove, Uckfield.
  • Removal of external existing air conditioning equipment on the rear first-floor wall and the installation of new plant room louvre within the same area at 15 High Street, Uckfield.
  • Single-storey rear extension at 15 Stumblewood Close, Uckfield.

The committee was told a decision by Wealden to refuse planning permission for retrospective planning to replace an existing back fence and move side fence to edge of garden without affecting the front at 14 Viewswood Path, Uckfield, has been appealed.

Licence applications

The licence application from the Sacred Cellar for 103 High Street, Uckfield, for off-sales of alcohol, Tuesday to Friday between 10am and 7pm, on Saturdays from 10am to 8pm and on Sundays from 11am to 2pm, was noted by the plans committee.

Under delegated powers, the committee has supported a new licence application from Cuckoo Sussex Ltd for premises at Post Office Court, 75 High Street, Uckfield, for a premises licence, subject to the licensee having “proper controls and systems in place”.

See also:

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Plans to extend Uckfield pre-school

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