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Shoreham Cement Works Area Action Plan

The public consultation of the Shoreham Cement Works Area Action Plan closed on the 02 August 2022. Over 200 organisations and individuals submitted more than 2800 comments. Many thanks to everyone who sent in comments.

We have carried out an initial review of the comments received and a summary of the main issues can be found at the link below.

In December 2022 the National Park Authority took the decision to incorporate the Area Action Plan into the South Downs National Park Local Plan Review process. This decision responds to the significant changes being proposed to the planning system. It also recognises the current challenges relating to water neutrality. More information on this decision can be found in the National Park Authority Report and Decision.

The SDNPA have written to all those who responded to the consultation and requested to be kept informed on progress of the AAP. The letter can be found at the link below.

The feedback provided through the consultation will be taken into consideration and proposals will be developed for the site through the Local Plan Review process. We will continue to develop the evidence base for the site which will inform the policy approach for the site, alongside the feedback provided.

If you would like to hear more on the South Downs Local Plan Review, please email planningpolicy@southdowns.gov.uk and request to be added to our local plan consultation database.