High Weald

Publications

pdf Upper Rother and Dudwell Farm Cluster e-news Jan 2020 ( pdf, 540 KB )

Deer management update, upcoming events and hedging short film...

pdf Upper Rother and Dudwell Farm Cluster e-news Dec 2019 ( pdf, 175 KB )

Farming Futures Conference follow up, Fungi event round-up and upcoming events...

pdf Upper Rother and Dudwell Farm Cluster e-news Oct 19 ( pdf, 247 KB )

Events bulletin including updates on our Farming Futures conference, Sussex Lund drop-in and Fungi Foray event.

pdf Upper Rother & Dudwell Valley Farm Cluster: Area & Members Map - Feb 2020 ( pdf, 2.77 MB )

A map showing the Upper Rother & Dudwell Valley Farm Cluster area and members.

pdf High Weald NRA Review All reports recommendations summary ( pdf, 625 KB )

A summary of the recommendations contained within the reports produced as part of the High Weald Nature Recovery Review (grasslands) in 2018/19.

pdf High Weald NRA people grassland vision ( pdf, 1.17 MB )

A vision for High Weald grasslands; for people and for nature.

pdf High Weald NRA Review Roadsides for Biodiversity report ( pdf, 1.33 MB )

A report produced by Iain Parkinson (Royal Botanic Gardens), James Newmarch (East Sussex County Council) and Keith Datchler (Battle Verge Project). The report provides detailed recommendations for improving the biodiversity of the High Weald's historic routeways to achieve nature recovery.

pdf High Weald Design Guide - FINAL ( pdf, 6.27 MB )

The High Weald Housing Design Guidance provides clear, succinct, practical and consistent advice on design expectations for new housing development within the High Weald AONB. This version is presented in double-page spread form.

pdf High Weald Housing Design Guide - Consultation Statement ( pdf, 3.35 MB )

A summary of the process and outcomes of the eight-week public consultation carried out for the High Weald Housing Design Guide, between 19 June and 14 August 2019.

pdf High Weald Housing Design Guide ( pdf, 6.71 MB )

The High Weald Housing Design Guidance provides clear, succinct, practical and consistent advice on design expectations for new housing development within the High Weald AONB. 

pdf Weald Meadows Group Terms of Reference ( pdf, 55 KB )
pdf HighWeald NRA Review MeadowManager interviews ( pdf, 808 KB )

A report produced by the High Weald AONB Partnership on behalf of the Weald Meadows Network. The report is composed of interviews with grassland managers, highlighting the challenges and benefits of caring for species-rich grassland.

pdf HighWeald NRA Review GrasslandSurveyingMonitoring report ( pdf, 997 KB )
A report produced by Kate Ryland of Dolphin Ecological Services on behalf of the Weald Meadows Network. The report provides detailed recommendations on tailoring survey, monitoring and evaluation approaches for Weald's unique diverse grasslands to help achieve nature recovery.
pdf HighWeald NRA Review GrasslandManagersSurvey report ( pdf, 1.84 MB )

A report produced by the High Weald AONB Partnership on behalf of the Weald Meadows Network. The report summaries the online survey of Weald grassland managers.

pdf HighWeald NRA Review CS ELMS recommendations report ( pdf, 5.04 MB )

A report produced by Paul Cobb of Farm Wildlife on behalf of the Weald Meadows Network. The report provides detailed recommendations on how stewardship and other schemes can support species-rich grassland recovery.

pdf HighWeald NRA Review CS ELMS recommendations appendices ( pdf, 1.20 MB )

Appendices that accompany a report produced by Paul Cobb of Farm Wildlife on behalf of the Weald Meadows Network. The report provides detailed recommendations on how stewardship and other schemes can support species-rich grassland recovery.

pdf HighWeald NRA Review SeedSourcingforGrassland Enhancement report ( pdf, 2.27 MB )

A report produced by Ted Chapman of Royal Botanic Gardens on behalf of the Weald Meadows Network. The report provides detailed recommendations on seed sourcing to achieve species-rich grassland recovery.

pdf 25 November 2019 HWJAC agenda and reports ( pdf, 2.97 MB )
pdf 2019/2020 ( pdf, 2.97 MB )
pdf Feedback from Design Guide workshop 15 July 2019 ( pdf, 511 KB )
pdf Draft High Weald Housing Design Guide Consultation Responses ( pdf, 3.33 MB )
pdf Sussex Lund newsletter 2019 ( pdf, 5.49 MB )
pdf Graham Harvey Farming Futures Conference Presentation ( pdf, 9.56 MB )

Presentation by Graham Harvey to the High Weald Farming Futures conference October 2019 focusing on changing land use and the benefits of moving away from petro-chemical farming.

pdf Tim May Farming Futures Conference Presentation ( pdf, 2.31 MB )

Presentation by Tim May to the High Weald Farming Futures conference October 2019 focusing on taking over a family farm and keeping it profitable, whilst trying to reduce inputs and maintain flexibility.

pdf Stephen Briggs Farming Futures Conference Presentation ( pdf, 8.21 MB )

Presentation by Stephen Briggs to the High Weald Farming Futures conference October 2019 focusing on agroforestry in the High Weald landscape.

pdf Charlie Burrell Farming Futures Conference Presentation ( pdf, 5.18 MB )

Presentation by Charles Burrell to the High Weald Farming Futures conference October 2019 focusing on how what has been learned at Knepp can be applied across a wider landscape to link ecologically important areas.

pdf Sussex Lund Application Form 2020 Example of completed table ( pdf, 53 KB )
pdf Sussex Lund Criteria and Guidance 2020 ( pdf, 120 KB )
document Sussex Lund Application Form 2020 ( docx, 1.17 MB )
pdf Sussex Lund Grant Summary - 2019 ( pdf, 47 KB )

Read about the wide range of land management projects funded by Sussex Lund across the High Weald AONB in 2019.

pdf Fugitives: Poem by Simon Armitage ( pdf, 29 KB )
pdf Fugitives Poem Simon Armitage ( pdf, 29 KB )
pdf St Marks Welly Walk Staplefield ( pdf, 13.97 MB )
pdf St Marys CE School East Grinstead ( pdf, 965 KB )
pdf Upper Rother & Dudwell Farm Cluster Review April 2018 March 2019 ( pdf, 2.00 MB )

This report sets out the activities and achievements of the Upper Rother and Dudwell Farm Cluster from April 2018 to March 2019.

pdf Upper Rother and Dudwell Farm Cluster e-news late Summer 19 ( pdf, 400 KB )
pdf High Weald AONB Draft Design Guide for printing ( pdf, 4.31 MB )
pdf Upper Rother and Dudwell Farm Cluster e-news June 19 ( pdf, 667 KB )
pdf Upper Rother and Dudwell Farm Cluster e-news May 19 ( pdf, 629 KB )
pdf High Weald AONB Partnership Annual Review 2018/2019 ( pdf, 7.16 MB )

A summary of the AONB Partnership's activities and achievements.

pdf Natural Beauty and Statement of Significance 2019-2024 ( pdf, 529 KB )
pdf Design Guide Consultation Form ( pdf, 360 KB )
pdf Local Planning Authority Email Alerts ( pdf, 243 KB )
pdf Estcots Primary School WellyWalk ( pdf, 13.70 MB )
pdf Upper Rother and Dudwell Farm Cluster e-news May 19 ( pdf, 629 KB )
pdf High Weald AONB Design Guide Community Involvement Plan ( pdf, 205 KB )
pdf Design Guide SEA Screening Report June 2019 ( pdf, 539 KB )
pdf Appendix A Design Policies in Local Plans ( pdf, 247 KB )
pdf Draft Design Guide for New Builds ( pdf, 4.29 MB )
pdf Upper Rother and Dudwell Farm Cluster e-news Apr 19 ( pdf, 328 KB )