You said: “The site has to be protected against flooding”
Current flood defence provisions on the site are inadequate. The risks posed by flooding mean that funding for improvements and insurance can be difficult to obtain, which has resulted in an area which is in decline.
The new scheme will address these issues and provide flood defences for the North Street Quarter scheme and wider area.
For more information on flood defences for the North Street Quarter, please read our Community Space and Riverside leaflet, which is available here.
You said: “We have a river, let’s use it”
The North Street Quarter will create a range of attractive leisure spaces, opening up this part of the River Ouse to Lewes resident for the first time in recent history. The plans include:
For more information on the Riverside Walk, community facilities and public spaces in the North Street Quarter, read our leaflet here.