Project details FAQs

Latest Questions

  1. What will happen to the detention centre in the middle of the site?

    The detention centre is outside of the red line boundary and will therefore stay in its current location.

  2. What will happen to the golf course?

    The land which is currently a golf course will be used for housing.

  3. What is Mid Sussex District Council’s role in the scheme?

    The Masterplan is consistent with local planning policy including the Mid Sussex District Plan (adopted March 2018). Mid Sussex District Council is also the local planning authority.

  4. Is this part of the A2300 corridor improvement scheme?

    The A2300 corridor improvements scheme is being promoted by West Sussex County Council. The Northern Arc will deliver a new spine road between the A2300 and the A273 Isaacs Lane across the development to provide additional road capacity in the local area.

    Both projects are supported by local policy (Mid Sussex and West Sussex) and therefore share the common objective of unlocking significant improvements to Burgess Hill and attracting further investment to the area.

  5. What will the Northern Arc deliver?

    Approximately 3,500 new homes (including 30% affordable), new community facilities, three new schools, health provision, employment opportunities as well as vehicle, pedestrian and cycle connections.

  6. Where is the site?

    The Northern Arc is to the north of Burgess Hill lying between Bedelands Nature Reserve on the east side of Burgess Hill and the Goddards Green Waste Water Treatment Works to the west. The site is located approximately 1.5 miles to the north of Burgess Hill town centre.

  7. What will the Northern Arc deliver?

    The Northern Arc has been carefully designed to enable modern living within an environmentally sustainable community. In total, it will deliver up to 3,500 new homes (30% affordable), surrounded by approximately 80 hectares of green space. New community and leisure facilities, primary and secondary schools and employment opportunities will provide the vibrant focal points of day-to-day living.

  8. Where can I find governance information for the Burgess Hill Growth Programme?