LETTER: Suffering due to so-called ‘association’ houses

Your views.
Your views.

The amount of building going on in Crawley Down and Worth Parish seems to be unceasing and the developers are apparently trying to, and succeeding, to pre-empt any local plans to make sense of responsible planning, but neither our local councillors or government cannot, or won’t, make sense of a system that has no use for local government planning departments

From personal experience I know what a writer of a letter in your pages spoke of: councils almost entirely made up of conservative councillors, all only interested in their party and too hidebound to do anything taking too much notice of the consultants they employ. Personally I have suffered from this as over 40 years ago I downsized after a failed business and bought what was and is a final home, but now due to the government’s mad house building programme, I find us living in very close proximity to so-called ‘association’ houses and the value of my home being devalued as a result.

E J Saunders, Crawley Down

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