Edlins Farm – planning history summary

Edlins Farm has been described in recent estate agents particulars as “Land at Mountfield Lane”. See Edlins Farm for sale.  Below is a history of planning applications at this site.

26 November 2015

RR/2015/2929/P

View details on Rother web site
External changes to the 150m2 of barn which has planning permission granted under “permitted development” for conversion to guest house. The changes are to  insert windows & door (this is a repeat of the previous withdrawn application but without the cladding) Refused 15 March 2016
Reasons: “harmful to the rural area of the locality…causes localised harm to the landscape within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”
18 May 2015

RR/2015/1080/P

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External changes to the 150m2 of barn which has planning permission granted under “permitted development” for conversion to guest house. The changes are to clad the external material metal walls with oak feather edge boarding and insert windows & door. Withdrawn 9 June 2015
27 Feb 2013

RR/2013/430/P

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Agricultural building of 5000 square feet to house 4000 free range hens and associated external area. Refused 16 May 2013

impact of 5000 tonne earthworks and building

View full reasons
2 July 2012

RR/2012/1385/P

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Erection of single-storey farmhouse [same as RR/2012/711/P but in a different position within the site] Refused 31 Aug 2012

for essentially the same reasons as RR/2012/711/P

Appeal rejected 24 Sep 2013 (view decision document)
10 May 2012

RR/2012/996/FN

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Steel framed building with pre-formed plastic coated sheeting Rejected 30 May 2012

Not allowed as an agricultural “permitted development”. Planning permission would be required for this building.
29 March 2012

RR/2012/711/P

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Single storey farmhouse for farm owner/manager Refused 23 May 2012

1. It has not been demonstrated …[that] the agricultural operation is … financially sound over the required minimum three year test period. Moreover the agricultural operation does not generate sufficient work to equate to the minimum number of days to support one agricultural worker.

2. The proposed dwelling will visually harm the amenity of the country lane, wider rural setting and AONB.
27 Aug 2009

RR/2009/2151/P

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Proposed temporary accommodation for the farm owner/manager. (retrospective application). Retention of farm track and parking area. Approved conditional 9 Dec 2009

Allowed for 3 years from 9 Dec 2009, and only while occupied by Mr Frank Taylor, after which it must be removed.
6 Aug 2008

RR/2008/2452/P

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Retrospective application for the stationing of a temporary mobile home and bio-digester for 3 years in support of the expansion of Edlins Farm Refused 1 October 2008

1. Failed financial test.

2. The barn to which the applicants statement refers, does not benefit from permission for the keeping of livestock…

Appeal lodged 15 Apr 2009

Appeal withdrawn 22 May 2009
6 Aug 2008

RR/2008/2451/P

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Retrospective application for a farm track, its completion and a proposed hardstanding in support of the expansion of Edlins Farm Refused 1 October 2008

The…access track..is a visually harmful and unnecessary addition to the landscape and AONB
26 Mar 2008

RR/2008/751/FN

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Erection of general purpose farm building Decision: Details not required 22 Apr 2008 [ie does not need planning permission as the council accepts that the building is necessary for the purposes of agriculture]
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