Decision due on massive redevelopment plans at Crawley’s railway station

Plans to remodel Crawley Railway Station, add two storeys to Overline House and convert it into 83 flats are to be considered by the borough council.

Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 1:02 pm

The application, from Rockspring UK Value (Jersey) Ltd, is one of three recommended for approval at a planning committee meeting on Monday (April 26).

The committee will also consider an application detailing the redevelopment of the station forecourt as well as the appearance, layout and scale of three linked blocks of 223 flats along Station Way, one of which will be ten storeys high.

Outline permission for the development was given in 2016.

The third application involves the repair and realignment of the old footbridge which has linked Station Way to East Park for decades.

If approved, the bridge will be dismantled and taken away for repairs before being rebuilt further along the track, with access between the second and third blocks of flats.

The central block of flats would be nine storeys high and the third seven storeys and would be next door to a communal garden.

To view the applications in full, log on to planningregister.crawley.gov.uk and search for CR/2019/0660/FUL, CR/2019/0602/ARM and CR/2019/0661/FUL.

The planning meeting will be webcast on Monday, starting at 7pm. Log on to democracy.crawley.gov.uk and search for the agenda under ‘committees’. It will include a link to the webcast.