The pre-Viking town of Hailsham will soon be involved in the biggest decision of its history. Whilst North Weald has been asked to build 460 houses, Hailsham will have an additional 9,380 new homes, doubling its size.
The infrastructure of the town barely copes at the moment. The massive increase in population will put additional stresses on roads, health services, schools and water supplies. Wealden didn’t deliver what they proposed in 2005 and now they promise even more. I don’t see it happening, loss of green space, pollution and destruction of ecosystems and habitats is inevitable.
The building needs to be more equitable in the towns. We need what we were promised in 2005 not even more. I am going to say enough is enough during the consultation.
Marshfoot Lane, Hailsham
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