Next Meetings Agenda

You are hereby summoned to the Parish Council Meeting to be held on, Monday 18 January 2021 at 6.30pm by remote attendance via Zoom video confrencing.  To join this Zoom Meeting please go to:


Meeting ID: 847 8422 2536

Passcode: 281004

Please refer to the Ditchling Parish Council Virtual Meeting Policy which is available on the Parish Council website.


Public Participation There will be a period of 15 minutes set aside at the beginning of the meeting for the public to ask questions or make comments on items on the Agenda. Comments on items not appearing on the agenda can be made at the chairman’s discretion. Once the meeting is in session there will be no further public participation.

S Mamoany

Clerk to the Council

 1. Declarations of Interest


2. Apologies for absence


3. To approve minutes of Parish Council meeting held on the 14 December 2020


4. Clerks Report


5. COVID-19 Update

5.1 To discuss any matters arising


6. Planning - for full details of planning applications listed below please go to or

6.1 SDNP/20/05699/PA3R - Fourfields Farm Dumbrells Court Road Ditchling Hassocks East Sussex BN6 8GT - Change of use part of an agricultural building for Class A3 (restaurants and cafes) and Class D2 (assembly and leisure)

6.2 SDNP/20/05486/HOUS - 14 Shirleys Ditchling BN6 8UD - Construction of extensions to the front and rear elevation at ground floor level, along with related changes to the fenestration and internal alterations, conversion of existing attic to provide additional habitable accommodation, demolition of the existing garage and construction of a replacement detached garage and associated hard and soft landscaping works

6.3 SDNP/20/05613/HOUS - 70 Lewes Road Ditchling BN6 8TY - Replacement of existing flat roof to dormers to east and west elevations with new pitched roofs, replacement of existing roof lights to west elevation with new dormer to match existing and new porch to north elevation 70 Lewes Road Ditchling BN6 8TY DITCHLING PARISH COUNCIL Ditchling Village Hall 18 Lewes Road Ditchling East Sussex BN6 8TT Tel: 01273 844733 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: Parish Clerk: Sarah Mamoany Deputy Clerk: Derek Blackhall 2

6.4 SDNP/20/04727/HOUS - Claycroft Farmhouse Beacon Road Ditchling BN6 8XB - Erection of a replacement summerhouse

6.5 SDNP/20/05396/FUL & SDNP/20/05397/LIS - The Bull 2 High Street Ditchling BN6 8TA - Amendments to planning approval SDNP/14/05431/FUL and listed building consent SDNP/14/05432/LIS, to include repair of existing fabric and insulation to part L requirements to allow for habitation, installation of new windows, skylights and doors, existing lean-to to be rebuilt, and new entrance to be built at rear

6.6 SDNP/20/05772/FUL - Ridgeview Winery Fragbarrow Lane Ditchling East - Extension to existing winery with associated access and landscaping.

6.7 SDNP/20/05881/HOUS - Walnut Tree Cottage 71 East End Lane Ditchling Hassocks East Sussex BN6 8UR - Creation of new offroad parking area and footpath to application property

6.8 Any other applications received since publication of agenda


7. Parish Magazine update


8. Car Park update

8.1 Update on progress of project and next stages


9. Finance

9.1 To receive the bank reconciliation 31.12.2020 9.2 To approve schedule of payments for January 2021 9.3 To receive Q3 end report income and expenditure


10. Beacon Parish Traffic Group

10.1 Report from meeting with ESCC Highways and update


11. Street Lights & Street Furniture

11.1 To discuss quotation for repairs

11.2 Update from ESCC Highways in relation to bollards


12. Website/Email

12.1 Update on website design progress


13. Parish Office

13.1 To consider quotes for redecoration of office under terms of lease


14. Correspondence & Consultations

14.1 Draft Interim Policy Statement for Housing Delivery – 29 January 2021 Approach to Disaggregating Local Housing Need for the purposes of the five-year housing land supply – 29 January 2021

14.2 Lewes Playing Pitch Strategy Needs Assessment July 2020

14.3 CPRE – Report from Lewes District Council Planning Users Group


15. Written and verbal reports by representatives.

15.1 Village Hall Management Committee

15.2 Ditchling Village Association

15.3 Ditchling Pavilion Club

15.4 Lewes District Association of Local Councils


16. Future meeting dates and items for future agenda. Parish Council – Monday, 22 February 2021