Blackfriars Development Site

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Compulsory Purchase Order


THE ROTHER DISTRICT COUNCIL (BLACKFRIARS)
COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER 2020

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990
THE ACQUISITION OF LAND ACT 1981

Notice is hereby given that Rother District Council (the “Acquiring Authority”) has made the Rother District Council (Blackfriars) Compulsory Purchase Order 2020 (the “Order”) under section 226(1)(a) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. It is about to submit this Order to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government for confirmation, and if confirmed the Order will authorise the Acquiring Authority to purchase compulsorily the land described below for the purpose of facilitating the carrying out of development, redevelopment and improvement on or in relation to such land consisting of the construction of a residential development, a spine road to serve the development with vehicular access off Harrier Lane and The Spinney, the delivery of public open space and associated works which will contribute to the promotion and improvement of the economic, social and environmental well-being of the Acquiring Authority’s area.

A copy of the Order and of the accompanying map may be seen at:

  • Rother District Council’s Offices at Town Hall, London Road, Bexhill-On-Sea, TN39 3JX (Monday and Tuesday 9am-5pm, Wednesday 9.30am-5pm, Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 8.30am-4.30pm) (subject to restrictions relating to Covid-19); and
  • On the Council’s website at www.rother.gov.uk/blackfriars

Any objection to the Order must be made in writing to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, National Planning Casework Unit, 5 St Philips Place, Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2PW on or before 13th November 2020 and should state the title of the Order, the grounds of objection and the objector’s address and interests in the land.

In submitting an objection it should be noted that the personal data and correspondence relating to any objection will be passed to the Acquiring Authority in order that they can contact the objector directly to address the issues raised. If any person does not wish personal data to be forwarded to the Acquiring Authority, they should state why when submitting the objection and the Secretary of State will copy the representations to the Acquiring Authority with the name and address removed and if there is to be a local Public Inquiry, the representations will be seen by the Inspector who may give them less weight as a result.

DESCRIPTION OF LAND

The land particularised in the Order and identified on the map referred to in the Order, being land of approximately 153458 square metres situated within Battle bound by Harrier Lane to the north and Hastings Road to the south.


Date: 15th October 2020

Malcolm Johnston
Chief Executive
Rother District Council