Newick Neighbourhood Plan

The Newick Neighbourhood Plan was formally adopted by Lewes District Council (LDC) on 16th July 2015.

The Plan can be viewed here Newick Neighbourhood Plan - post adoption July 2015


Lewes Local Plan – ‘Towards a Lewes Local Plan: Spatial Strategy and Policy Directions’

Lewes District Council is preparing a new Local Plan which will cover that part of the district outside of the South Downs National Park, and that they have published ‘Towards a Lewes Local Plan: Spatial Strategy and Policy Directions’ for public consultation.

The original 10-week consultation period from Wednesday 29th November 2023 to Thursday 8th February 2024 has been extended until Monday 19th February 2024.

The easiest way to respond to this consultation is via the on-line Consultation Portal at  Alternatively, the relevant documents can be downloaded and comments sent in by email or post to:

– Lewes District Council, C/O Eastbourne Borough Council. Town Hall, Grove Road Eastbourne, BN21 4UH

Paper copies are available to view at Lewes District Council Reception, 6 High Street, Lewes, BN7 2AD.

You don’t have to complete the whole consultation if you don’t feel you can.  You can just to give your views on the parts that are important to you.

If you have any queries about this consultation, please do not hesitate to contact the Planning Policy Team via email at or by telephone on 01323 410000 quoting ‘Lewes Local Plan’.