Next Meetings Agenda

19th March 2019

Statutory Parish Council Meeting to be held in the lower hall, Ditchling Village Hall, Lewes Road, Ditchling on Monday 25th March 2019 at 7.30pm


Public Participation There will be 15 minutes set aside at the beginning of the meeting for the public to ask questions or make comments on items on the Agenda if it is required. Once the Council Meeting is in session there will be no further public participation.

Michelle Warner
Clerk to the Council


1. Declarations of Interest on any items on the Agenda must be declared and specified


2. Apologies for absence.


3. Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 25th February 2019 to be approved and signed.


4. Planning applications


4.1 LW/19/0127 - Hopkins Crank Common Lane Ditchling East Sussex BN6 8TP - Proposed conversion of existing detached studio into a garden annexe within the curtilage of a listed building

4.2 DM/19/0781 - Freckborough Manor Ditchling Road Ditchling Common Ditchling Burgess Hill East Sussex RH15 0SE Demolition of existing garage and flat and the provision of a newbuild four bedroom detached house with garage and the provision of a new garage and store for existing dwelling.

4.3 SDNP/SDNP/19/00988/FUL - 28 West Street Ditchling Hassocks East Sussex BN6 8TS - Creation of swimming pool with a pergola, new terracing and creation of formal lawn area and other hard and soft landscaping works

4.4 SDNP/19/01247/TCA - 14 South Street Ditchling BN6 8UQ -Ash T1 - due to excessive shading reduce ash by 2 meters

4.5 LW/19/0125 - The Royal Oak Ditchling Road Ditchling Common Ditchling East Sussex RH15 0SJ -Erection of garage

4.6 SDNP/19/01308/CND Land Adjoining Walnut Tree Cottage 71 East End Lane Ditchling Hassocks East Sussex BN6 8UR Variation of Condition 2 by making the development smaller. Rather than erecting three stables and a tack room, the applicant wishes to erect two stables and a tack room and removal of Condition 3 & 4 of SDNP/18/02632/FUL 4.7 APP/P1425/APP/P1425/W/18/3218686 – Berrymead Spatham Lane Westmeston East Sussex BN6 8XL – Demolition of existing flat/garage and erection of a new detached dwelling


5. Parish magazine – update for the May edition


6. Recreation Ground

6.1 Master plan – to consider next steps with projects

6.2 Tennis Courts – to confirm contract sweeping/moss treatment of court and possible future involvement with maintenance 6.3 Ditchling Charity Ball – to consider request for marque erection date


7. Lewes Parking Review 2018/19 Informal Consultation – to consider proposal for Ditchling High Street


8. Annual Parish Meeting – to consider arrangements for meeting 10th May 2019


9. Car park update – signing of S106 agreement


10. Neighbourhood Plan reports


11. Traffic 6.1 Beacon Parishes Traffic Group: meeting with Jon Wheeler ESCC concerning S106 funds and revised brief for consultants 6.2 Monitoring Mid-Sussex planning applications with traffic implications for Ditchling and other Beacon Parishes


12. Highways working party reports including recommendation of appointment of a highway consultant


13. Finance matters a) To receive the bank reconciliation. b) To approve invoices for payment. The list to be circulated prior to the meeting. c) To sign Grant of Exclusive Right of Burial Certificates d) To approve revised Finance Regulations

14. Correspondence The list to be circulated prior to the meeting.


15. Written & verbal reports by representatives. Village Hall Management Committee – Cllr Smith Ditchling Pavilion Club –Cllr Smith Ditchling Village Association – Mrs C.M. Robinson Lewes District Association of Local Councils – Cllr Mc Beth