West Sussex County Council have informed the parish council that they are reducing the gritting and snow ploughing commitments within the parish and wider areas due to budget cuts. Although the gritting route within Thakeham is largely unchanged, if we do get substantial snowfall there
The Neighbourhood Planning Committee agreed ‘no objection’ to the parallel application (DC/19/2267) to shrink the size of the 8 largest houses within the existing consented 25-house scheme, and HDC officers are likely to permit this. We still expect the developer to continue to seek consent
On 18 November 2019 WSCC Highways began work on plans to improve safety at the two Thakeham Road roundabouts (Water Lane and Rock Road). Unfortunately, as the works are substantial, temporary traffic light controls will be in place until at least late February 2020. The
Thakeham and West Chiltington parish councils have agreed to find funds to complete the resurfacing of bridleway sections from High Bar Lane to Threals Lane and expects this work to be done in early spring 2020. We continue to look at other rights of way
From 1 December 2019 anyone using a West Sussex household waste recycling site (HWRS) will need to provide proof of residency in West Sussex. WSCC is introducing this new measure due to restrictions put in place by neighbouring authorities, and the numbers of non-West Sussex
Following the Parish Council’s strong objection to DC/19/1707 (the 77-unit proposal which came forward in September 2019) the developer has since submitted another application DC/19/2267, which will be considered at the PC’s 25 November 2019 Planning Committee meeting. This new application DC/19/2267 is submitted as
NOTICE IS hereby given that in pursuance of the provisions of Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, as amended, the use of (and parking on) Storrington Road, Thakeham from junction with Coolham Road to junction with High Bar Lane is temporarily prohibited
The long-promised Monaghans front-of-site access changes, designed to discourage HGVs approaching via the narrow B2139 from the north, is moving forward finally. A contractor has now been appointed to carry out this work, although start date is subject to further detailed Highways permissions.
The parish council shares the frustration of residents that, despite the technical adjudication being resolved, a settlement has still not been reached to allow the building to be completed and prospective tenants to open for business. There are also safety/security concerns about scaffolding left in
Here you will find our Autumn Newsletter Bulletin and the final one for 2019.