£63m funding for West Sussex site

Homes England have announced there will be a £63 million funding injection to help speed up the build of around 3,500 new homes in the Northern Arc at Burgess Hill in West Sussex. The money, which came from the Government’s Land Assembly Fund, will mean important infrastructure such as roads, a bridge, landscaping, drainage and utility works can be developed at either end of the site. 1,250 homes can then be built then another 2,250 homes will be built from 2023. 30% of the homes will be affordable and the first developer, Countrywide Properties UK has been appointed. Read more here.