Sussex

Crawley's 'new neighbourhood' plans on display

Plans for a "new neighbourhood", which will see 1,900 homes, a primary school, offices and shops being built in a West Sussex town, are going on display.

Outline planning permission for the Pound Hill area of Crawley was granted last year.

The development, dubbed the "14th neighbourhood", will take about 12 years to build although it is expected to start taking shape next year.

The council has said it will help solve the need for more housing in Crawley.

Infrastructure and facilities

Construction of the neighbourhood, by developers Taylor Wimpey and Persimmon Homes, will be completed over four phases.

The first will include infrastructure and facilities like the primary school, shops and community centre.

Two exhibitions, where experts will be on hand to answer questions, are taking place this week.

Members of the public can view the plans at Milton Mount Community Centre, Pound Hill, between 17:00 GMT and 20:00 GMT on Tuesday, and in the County Mall, between 10:00 GMT and 16:00 GMT on Saturday.

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