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Chichester District Council (Tangmere) Compulsory Purchase Order 2020

Inquiry update

The council has now received the Inspector's decision. The Chichester District Council (Tangmere) Compulsory Purchase Order 2021 has been confirmed subject to the modification to remove part of Plot 8 from the Order.

The Inspector's decision is available to view:

Chichester (Tangmere) Compulsory Purchase Order Decision (PDF) [238KB]

The Council has published the Notice of Confirmation for a 6 week period from 23 December 2021. The notice can be found in the Chichester Observer (date 23 December), on the land, and hard copies can be inspected at the Council offices at East Pallant House. For Council office opening times, please view the Notice of Confirmation below. The Confirmed Order and Order Map are also available to view:

Notice of Confirmation (Word doc) [22KB]

Confirmed Order (PDF) [7MB]

Confirmed Order Map (PDF) [7MB]


Public inquiry

A public inquiry to consider the Compulsory Purchase Order was held virtually on Tuesday 7 September, Wednesday 8 September and Thursday 9 September 2021. The Inquiry documents are available to view.

Inquiry documents

Inquiry documents

Inquiry document number

Inquiry document


Chichester Pre-CMC Note (Word doc) [64KB]

ID/2 Public Notice of Inquiry (Word doc) [95KB]
ID/3 Notice of Inquiry Date (Word doc) [56KB]
ID/4 Chichester CMC Summary (Word doc) [60KB]
ID/5 ID/5 Bundle of Open Correspondence referred to in Appendix AF1 (PDF) [13MB]
ID/6 ID/6 Tangmere Sponsor Board Meeting Minutes (PDF) [2MB]
ID/7 ID/7 Tangmere Steering Group Meeting Minutes (PDF) [2MB]
ID/8 Public Inquiry Draft Working Programme (Word doc) [81KB]
ID/9 Second Supplemental Agreement - Tangmere - 6 Sept 2021 - Updated (PDF) [2MB]
ID/10 Status of Objections on 6 September 2021 (PDF) [121KB]
ID/10A Status of Objections on 6 September 2021 Update (Word doc) [25KB]
ID/11 Bundle of Documents 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 81, 82, 85 & 86 referred to in Appendix AF1 (PDF) [1MB]
ID/12 ID12 Open correspondence (MB, DWD and CPUK) (PDF) [5MB]
ID/13 ID13 Opening submissions of the AA (PDF) [224KB]
ID/14 ID14 List of Appearances for the AA (PDF) [90KB]
ID/15 ID15 Tangmere CPO - Compliance Letter (PDF) [193KB]
ID/16 ID16 Tangmere Neighbourhood Plan 2014 2029 (PDF) [2MB]
ID/17 ID17 Schedule of Occupiers & Plot Uses (Word doc) [28KB]
ID/18 ID18 Position Statement concerning the modification of Plot 8 (PDF) [241KB]
ID/19 ID19 Final Consultation Response from Historic England dated 3 February 2021 (PDF) [111KB]
ID/20 ID20 Housing Delivery Test 2020 Measurement (PDF) [712KB]
ID/21 ID21 Open Space Proposals adjacent to 113 Cheshire Crescent (PDF) [7MB]
ID/21A ID21A Framework Masterplan Showing Location of 113 Cheshire Crescent (PDF) [1MB]
ID/22 ID22 Undertaking from the AA to Tangmere Medical Centre (PDF) [233KB]
ID/23 ID23 Closing Submissions of the Acquiring Authority (PDF) [348KB]
ID/24 ID24 to Tangmere Medical Centre Response to ID22 (Word doc) [53KB]
ID/25 ID25 Draft Agreement from Ashurst – Heaver Plots 15, 16 and 17 (Word doc) [46KB]

Acquiring authority's evidence

Acquiring authority evidence document number

Acquiring authority evidence document


Statement of Andrew Frost (PDF) [319KB]


Appendix AF1 to the Statement of Andrew Frost (PDF) [258KB]


Summary Statement of Andrew Frost (PDF) [126KB]


Statement of Hannah Chivers (PDF) [236KB]


Appendix HC1 to the Statement of Hannah Chivers (PDF) [302KB]


Summary Statement of Hannah Chivers (PDF) [116KB]


Statement of Martin Leach (PDF) [139KB]


Appendix ML1 to the Statement of Martin Leach (PDF) [641KB]


Appendix ML2 to the Statement of Martin Leach (PDF) [1MB]


Statement of Gerard Denning (PDF) [575KB]


Appendix GD1 to the Statement of Gerard Denning (PDF) [264KB]


Appendix GD2 to the Statement of Gerard Denning (PDF) [203KB]


Summary Statement of Gerard Denning (PDF) [209KB]

AA/14 Statement of Peter Roberts (PDF) [229KB]

Objector's evidence

Objector evidence document numberObjector evidence document
OE/1 Proof of Evidence of Matthew Bodley (PDF) [787KB]
OE/2 Appendices to Proof of Evidence of Matthew Bodley (PDF) [1MB]
OE/3 Summary Proof of Matthew Bodley (PDF) [514KB]
OE/4 Proof of Evidence of Alexander Gillington (PDF) [1MB]
OE/5 Summary Proof of Alexander Gillington (PDF) [169KB]
OE/6 Proof of Evidence of Pauline Roberts (PDF) [246KB]
OE/7 Summary Proof of Pauline Roberts (PDF) [206KB]
OE/8 Letter to SoS - CS East Limited (PDF) [68KB]
OE/9 Letter to SoS - CS South Limited (PDF) [68KB]
OE/10 Letter to SoS - Denton Co (PDF) [68KB]
OE/11 Letter to SoS - Heavers (PDF) [68KB]
OE/12 Letter to SoS - Tangmere Medical Centre (PDF) [67KB]
OE/13 Letter to SoS - Temple Bar (PDF) [69KB]
OE/14 Proof of Evidence of Jonathan Stott (PDF) [648KB]

Withdrawal of Objections

Withdrawal of Objection Document NumberWithdrawal of Objection Document
WD/1 Andrew John Pitts - CPO Objection Withdrawal Letter (PDF) [30KB]
WD/2 Bloor - CPO Objection Withdrawal Letter (PDF) [212KB]
WD/3 Church Commissioners for England - CPO Objection Withdrawal Letter (PDF) [26KB]
WD/4 Pitts Family - CPO Objection Withdrawal Letter (PDF) [287KB]
WD/5 Saxon Meadow Tangmere Ltd - CPO Objection Withdrawal Letter (PDF) [138KB]
WD/6 Seaward Properties - CPO Objection Withdrawal Letter (PDF) [60KB]
WD/7 Southern Gas Networks - CPO Objection Withdrawal Letter (PDF) [17KB]

Statement of case

On 15 March 2021, the Council submitted its Statement of Case to the Planning Inspectorate. The Statement of Case and its appendices can be viewed below.

AA's Statement of Case (Without Appendices) (PDF) [716KB]

SOC Appendix 1 - Order Map (PDF) [1MB]

SOC Appendix 2 - Core document list (Word doc) [22KB]

SOC Appendix 3- Landowner Plan (PDF) [1MB]

SOC Appendix 4 - Viability Assessment (PDF) [5MB]

SOC Appendix 5 - MOU (PDF) [1MB]

SOC Appendix 6 - Development Agreement and Supplemental Development Agreemen... (PDF) [6MB]

SOC Appendix 7 - Plot 8 modification (PDF) [380KB]

The Statement of Case references a number of Core Documents, which are available to view below:

Core Document List

Core document number

Core document

CD/0 Tangmere CPO Updated Core Document List (Word doc) [25KB]
CD/1 Tangmere Compulsory Purchase Order (PDF) [8MB]
CD/2 Tangmere Compulsory Purchase Order Plan (PDF) [5MB]
CD/3 Statement of Reasons (PDF) [2MB]

Core document 4 - AA's Statement of Case (Without Appendices) (PDF) [716KB]

See above for appendices


Press Notices

  • 5 November
  • 12 November
CD/6 Core document 6 - Specimen Notice of Making of the Order served on Owners (Word doc) [57KB]
CD/7 Core document 7 - Specimen Newspaper Notice advertising Making of the Order (Word doc) [57KB]
CD/8 Core document 8 - Cabinet Report to Full Council and Resolutions (PDF) [2MB]

Core document 9 - Guidance on Compulsory purchase process and The Crichel Down Rules (PDF) [2MB]

Core document 9 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) compulsory purchase guidance (PDF) [300KB]

CD/10National Planning Policy Framework
CD/11 Chichester Local Plan - Key Policies 2014 - 2029 (PDF) [11MB]
CD/12 Local Plan Review 2016-2035: Preferred Approach (PDF) [27MB]

Statement of compliance with Public Sector Equality Duty (Word doc) [34KB]

Equalities Impact Assessment Addendum (Word doc) [156KB]

Equalities Impact Assessment (Word doc) [5MB]


Viability Assessment for Tangmere SDL (PDF) [10MB]

Viability Assessment Update July 2020 (PDF) [267KB]

CD/15 Planning Committee Public Reports Pack 31032021 & Update Sheet (PDF) [2MB]
CD/15 Minutes for 31 March 2021 and 7 April 2021 Planning Committee (PDF) [720KB]
CD/17 TSDL Masterplan Document November 2019 (PDF) [16MB]

Making the order

On 28 October 2020, the Council formally made the Tangmere Compulsory Purchase Order. The Order was submitted to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government for confirmation in November 2020. The Order documents are available to view below:

Order documents

Tangmere Compulsory Purchase Order (PDF) [8MB]

Tangmere Compulsory Purchase Order Plan (PDF) [5MB]

Statement of Reasons (PDF) [2MB]

For anyone unable to view the documents online, electronic or hard copies can be provided to you upon request by emailing