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South Downs Centre - Temporary Closure

The South Downs Centre in Midhurst is temporarily closed to visitors but our team are still on hand to answer your calls and emails.

Minerals & Waste Plans

Minerals & Waste Plans

We are responsible for planning for the management of waste and production of minerals within the South Downs National Park.

Working in partnership with neighbouring county councils, we have adopted the following joint local plans:

We are currently working with East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council on a Revised Policies Document, and with Hampshire County Council on a Review of the Minerals and Waste Plan.

Review of the East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Plan

Following an earlier Regulation 18 consultation and Call for Sites, the Authorities are working towards a Regulation 19 consultation in late 2021.

Further details can be found here.

Review of the Hampshire Minerals and Waste Plan

The Authorities are working towards a Regulation 18 consultation in mid-2022.

Further details can be found here.


" The Downs...too much for one pair of eyes, enough to float a whole population in happiness. "