mode transport planing were appointed to provide transport planning support for an application made by Horsham Football Club and Reside Developments for a new 1,300 capacity ground at the Hop Oast. The site was approved by Horsham District Council’s Planning Committee on Tuesday 21st February 2017.

The approval represents a new permanent home for the Club who have been ground sharing since 2008.

Approval was also granted to the enabling development of 58 residential dwellings on part of the Horsham FC’s owned Holbrook Club with access from Jackdaw Lane, which was also supported by its own seperate Transport Statement, which included:

  • The Football Club Transport Assessment included a detailed access strategy and various match day and non-match day assessments and details of local walking and cycling improvements.
  • Horsham FC have committed to a Travel Plan that will underpin the future travel strategy for the site including establishing a local Travel Forum, monitoring pedestrian movements around the site and ongoing liaison with Metrobus to promote bus trips.

The site was approved by Horsham District Council’s Planning Committee on Tuesday 21st February 2017.

project summary

Client: Reside
Location: West Sussex
Office: Reading
Status: Approved