Each local authority is required to publish a plan looking forward about 15 years. This will help to shape the development of the area.
At the end of October 2018, Worthing Borough Council published a draft plan for the Borough and a period of public consultation started. All comments on the plan (positive or negative) had to be lodged with the Council by 5pm December 12th 2018.
Members of GRA and residents in the community were urged to get involved by reading the plan and offering comments and feedback.
Consultation - Summary of Comments/ Representations
In April 2019, Worthing Borough Council published details of comments received during the consultation process.
The GRA Commnittee thanks all those who supported the designation of the 'Goring Gap' (both north and south of the railway line' as not for development. We must now wait until the final version is published.
The Consultation - October - December 2018
The Draft Plan runs to 186 pages. It is available online or to read in Goring and other public libraries.
How will the plan affect Goring-by-Sea?
What is Goring Residents' Associations View of the Proposals?
GRA welcomes the proposals to keep the two parts of Goring Gap as undeveloped land.
GRA is not taking a position on the areas marked for development until detailed plans (and planning applications) are available.
However, in its response to the consultation, GRA has asked the Council:
Read the GRA Response in full below.