GRANTED Planning Permission
NEW life for an Old Woolies

Following our newsfeed of 12th February DMP are pleased today to have received granted planning permission from Mid Sussex District Council for the sub-division of existing ground floor old Woolworth retail space to provide two new retail units.

This includes change of use of rear first floor storage area to increase size of current gym. In additional, to change to 24 hour/7 days a week opening. Infill side extension between adjoining building at ground and first floors to provide new self-contained access to the first floor. Erection of new bin/cycle store and first floor rear extension.

The application, considered by delegated powers, despite various objections to the proposed 24 hour gym and lack of parking. However the the site was considered to be in a sustainable location as there are various town centre car parks/on street parking and numerous alternative modes of public transport.

DMP responsible for the appointment of an appropriate Noise Acoustic Consultant who had specialism in particular with national gym operators in order to undertake a noise survey and provide Acoustic Report to support the planning application.

Our expert team are creating a detailed specification of works to include cost planning. This is with a view to had the building over Autumn 2020

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