19 January 2012
Ms Louise Goldsmith
West Sussex County Council
Dear Ms Goldsmith
As you will know your Council’s planning appeal for
the development of Muggeridge Field was recently
turned down by the Planning Inspector.
This is the second appeal to have been refused and we
sincerely hope that WSCC will now accept that
development of this sensitive site which has long been
used by local people for informal recreation would be
As the Council has already declared that the land is
no longer required for education purposes there seems
to be no reason why it should not be reassigned for
We suggest that the site should be nominated as a
Queen Elizabeth II Field to mark the Diamond Jubilee.
This would not only protect the site in perpetuity but
would provide an excellent opportunity for the Council
to participate in this worthwhile initiative.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Copies go to Councillors Watson, Dennis, Sheldon,
Millson, Hellawell and Catchpole.
Secretary, Planning Sub Committee