Wealden District Council
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Proposed Disposal of Land at Maurice Thornton Recreation Ground, Hailsham

Status: Closed

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 Notice under Section 123(2A) of the intended Disposal of an Open Space at Maurice Thornton Recreation ground (by way of an easement for a HV Cable).

Dated: 23rd December 2022

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN under Section 123(2A) of the above mentioned Act that Wealden District Council the owner of the parcel of land described below intends to dispose of land at Maurice Thornton Recreation Grounds by granting a freehold easement for an HV Electric Cable. The easement will have no effect on public use of the open space, except for temporary restrictions over the trench for installation, occasional repairs and maintenance.


The land is located at Maurice Thornton Recreation Ground, Hailsham. For identification purposes is edged red on the plan.

A plan of the land is available for inspection at Wealden District Council, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AX.

Objections to the above proposed disposal must be made in writing Julie Martin,

Estates Management Officer, Wealden District Council, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AX. Julie.martin@wealden.gov.uk by no later than 6th January 2023.

For key findings and changes made see results below:

Topics covered by this consultation:

Council assets

Consultation Start Date: 23/12/2022

Consultation End Date: 06/01/2023

Results expected by: 31/01/2023

Please note: these dates are subject to change.

Areas covered by this consultation:

Hailsham Town

Target audience for this consultation:

Wealden Residents

Frequency of this consultation: One-off

Methods of consultation used:

Public Notice

What Happens Next?

A decision on the land will be made following a period of consultation.

Contact Details:

Contact Name: Julie Martin

Email: Julie.Martin@wealden.gov.uk

Telephone: 01323 443322