Benefits For Rye


  • Preserving important green spaces
  • Sensitively-designed new homes in a range of sizes
  • Comprehensive redevelopment of an under-used brownfield site, in line with the council’s aspirations
  • Retirement living housing provides increased spending in the local economy: helping small businesses and the high street
  • Ample car parking
  • High quality, affordable food in walking distance of the town centre
  • Around 90 new jobs
  • Improving choice for local people, while complementing existing local shops and services
  • Releasing local housing back into the market for families and first-time- buyers
  • Attractive landscaping around the site to improve its appearance
  • Extensive sustainability measures, including solar panels and air source heat
  • Specialised housing reduces loneliness and the risk of ill health: contributing to savings to the NHS and social care of around £3,500 per person per year

Next steps

The project team hope that you found these consultation materials informative and would be grateful if you could take the time to leave your feedback.

You may leave feedback by:

  • Visiting the Share your views page on the project website –
  • Completing a hard copy comment form at our in-person event, or returning it to us by freepost using the envelope provided
  • Emailing the consultation team –
  • Calling 0800 298 7040

To ensure that your feedback can be considered in time, we ask that you submit your comments by Sunday 17th March 2024.

Once the consultation period has closed, we will review the feedback received and take this into consideration before we submit a planning application to Rother District Council.







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