Graylingwell regeneration gets green light

A £250 million flagship regeneration scheme planned for Graylingwell in West Sussex has been given the go-ahead.

It includes proposals for 750 new eco-friendly homes a combined heat and power energy centre, public open space, sports pitches and extensive landscaping.

It will totally transform the area formerly occupied by a Victorian psychiatric hospital and its extensive grounds.

Planning permission has now been granted for the 34 ha site by Chichester district councillors.

The project is being led by the Homes & Communities Agency. The scheme is expected to start on site in the second half of 2009 and will generate work until 2014.


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