High Weald

Publications

pdf Upper Rother Dudwell Farm Cluster Application Pack ( pdf, 80 KB )
pdf An Independent Review of Housing In England’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty 2012-2017 ( pdf, 5.16 MB )
pdf Sussex Lund Grants - 2017 ( pdf, 241 KB )
pdf Beautiful Boundaries project catchment area ( pdf, 2.12 MB )
pdf High Weald AONB Partnership Annual Review 2016/2017 ( pdf, 9.45 MB )

High Weald AONB Partnership Annal Review - 2016/2017

pdf High Weald AONB Colour Study ( pdf, 11.90 MB )
Environmental Colour Assessment Guidance
pdf Upper Rother Dudwell Group Area & Members Map Aug17 ( pdf, 5.98 MB )
pdf Upper Rother Dudwell Group News Jun 2017 ( pdf, 15.09 MB )
pdf Upper Rother Dudwell Group News March 2017 ( pdf, 4.61 MB )
pdf Workshop Report Woodland ( pdf, 1.69 MB )
pdf Workshop Report Settlement ( pdf, 1.26 MB )
pdf Workshop Report Public Engagement and Understanding ( pdf, 1.34 MB )
pdf Workshop Report Geology & Water ( pdf, 1.50 MB )
pdf Workshop Report Field & Heath ( pdf, 1.85 MB )
pdf Field systems in the High Weald Research History March 2017 ( pdf, 1.24 MB )
pdf Field Systems in the High Weald A Landscape Approach to Assessment March 2017 ( pdf, 1.70 MB )
pdf Field Systems in the High Weald Case Study Report Ardingly March 2017 ( pdf, 2.72 MB )
pdf Field Systems in the High Weald Case Study Report Benenden South by footpath March 2017 ( pdf, 3.00 MB )
pdf Field Systems in the High Weald Case Study Report Little Scotney Farm March 2017 ( pdf, 2.28 MB )
pdf Field Systems in the High Weald Character Statement March 2017 ( pdf, 4.48 MB )
pdf Field Systems in the High Weald Communication Plan & Audience Profiles March 2017 ( pdf, 1.08 MB )
pdf Field systems in the High Weald Community and Outreach Events March 2017 ( pdf, 1.49 MB )
pdf Field Systems in the High Weald Heritage Assessment Earlye Farm March 2017 ( pdf, 9.53 MB )
pdf Field systems in the High Weald Case Study Report Woodside Farm March 2017 ( pdf, 3.78 MB )
pdf 29 March 2017 - JAC Minutes ( pdf, 85 KB )
pdf Neighbourhood Planning Example Presentation ( pdf, 2.00 MB )
Example of a presentation to Benenden Parish for Neighbourhood Planning
pdf Legislation and Planning Advice Note ( pdf, 2.86 MB )

Legislation and Planning Advice Note

Legislation and planning plus Management Plan Assessment table Advice Note

pdf AONB Planning Advice Note ( pdf, 3.05 MB )
pdf JAC Agenda and Reports - 29 March 2017 ( pdf, 1.84 MB )
document Sussex Lund Criteria and Guidance 2017 Final ( docx, 123 KB )
Sussex Lund Criteria and Guidance for 2017
document Sussex Lund Application Form 2017 Final ( docx, 1.12 MB )
Grant application form for Sussex Lund 2017
document Sussex Lund Application Form 2017 Final ( docx, 1.12 MB )
pdf 16 November 2016 - JAC Minutes ( pdf, 73 KB )
pdf High Weald AONB Sign Guidance ( pdf, 1.05 MB )

High Weald AONB sign guidance for communities and parishes that wish to install AONB-related signs. The guidance provides background information on the rationale for installing AONB signage, as well as laying out the principles of appropriate design and location.

pdf Rolvenden Welly Walk 2017 ( pdf, 1.04 MB )
pdf Claremont, Tunbridge Wells Welly Walk ( pdf, 1.05 MB )
pdf Maidenbower, Crawley Welly Walk ( pdf, 1014 KB )
pdf Bidborough Welly Walk ( pdf, 1.10 MB )
pdf Upper Rother Dudwell Group News Dec 2016 ( pdf, 925 KB )

News and updates from the Upper Rother Farmers Group December 2016

pdf Upper Rother Non-Native Invasive Species Survey 2016 ( pdf, 2.49 MB )

Results of a survey for Himalayan balsam, Giant hogweed and Japanese knotweed along the River Rother between Mayfield and Etchingham and the River Dudwell from Willingford to Etchingham.

pdf J Sprange - publisher of Tunbridge Wells Guide a case study ( pdf, 214 KB )
pdf George Smart - local artist in the landscape case study ( pdf, 253 KB )
pdf High Weald Landscape Character Assessment 1994 ( pdf, 9.02 MB )

The High Weald - Exploring the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Published in 1994 by the Countryside Commission. The documents identifies nine areas within the AONB that have a visual cohesiveness and sense of place. The document has ben superceded by the High Weald AONB Management Plan which focused on the components of natural beauty that have made the area a distinct and homogenous area for at least the last 700 years and that will continue to define it in future.

pdf 16 November 2016 - Joint Advisory Committee Agenda & Reports ( pdf, 4.82 MB )
pdf UKPowerNetworks UndergroundingScheme leaflet ( pdf, 1.52 MB )
pdf UK Power Networks Undergrounding Scheme leaflet ( pdf, 1.52 MB )
Further information on the special allowance granted by Ofgem, the gas and electricity regulator, to electricity network operators for replacing overhead lines with underground cables in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and National Parks.
pdf All Saints' & St Richard's Welly Walk ( pdf, 15.35 MB )
pdf West Hoathly - Welly Walk ( pdf, 13.36 MB )
pdf High Weald AONB designation history series and maps ( pdf, 58.78 MB )

This document begins with an account of the history of the designation of the High Weald AONB, written by Ray Woolmore. It is followed by a collection of documents, including consultation and correspondence, from the period leading up the area's designation in 1983. The end of this document contains a series of maps that accompany the designation history and illustrate various representations of the High Weald AONB boundary considered prior to designation. The maps are referenced throughout Ray Woolmore's historical account.

pdf High weald AONB designation history series and maps ( pdf, 58.78 MB )
This document begins with an account of the history of the designation of the High Weald AONB, written by Ray Woolmore. It is followed by a collection of documents, including consultation and correspondence, from the period leading up the area's designation in 1983. The end of this document contains a series of maps that accompany the designation history and illustrate various representations of the High Weald AONB boundary considered prior to designation. The maps are referenced throughout Ray Woolmore's historical account.