Taylor Wimpey gets ready to advertise its development site at Ridgewood

Taylor Wimpey have applied for planning permission to put up a sign advertising land they have bought in Ridgewood for the first two phases of development of 1,000 homes.

The company proposes placing the two-piece 6.1 metre by 1.5 metre sign next to the Little Horsted roundabout.


The Taylor Wimpey section of land earmarked for the development of 250 homes. Planning permission has been requested for a sign to go up next to Little Horsted roundabout at the end of Lewes Road, next to the site.

Their land is bounded by Lewes Road, New Town, the A22, Uckfield Sewage Treatment Works and land to the west of A22 North of Horsted Pond Gate.

The sign would say Land Acquired, Visit us online at taylorwimpey.co.uk, A development by Taylor Wimpey.

The developers held an exhibition in March of its plans for the first 250 homes of 1,000 to be built as part of the Ridgewood Farm development.

Ridgewood Farm site 1

The site at Ridgewood which has outline planning permission for 1,000 new homes.

Feedback from visitors was to be taken into account as a reserved matters planning application was prepared for submission to Wealden District Council.

That reserved matters application has not yet surfaced, though the Taylor Wimpey website says they anticipated submission in Spring 2017.

Outline planning permission was given last year to Welbeck Strategic Lane for 1,000 new homes to be built on more than 45 acres of land in Ridgewood.

The Taylor Wimpey exhibition in March related to their detailed scheme for 250 of those homes on about 25 acres bought from Welbeck, to include public open space and two children’s play areas.

Read more in our story at the time Exhibition gives Uckfield people chance to share views on 250 homes plan.

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