There seems to be a lot of fuss in the Sussex Express about development at Old Malling Farm. This is all a bit late – by some 5 years!
The principle of development at Old Malling Farm was decided by the Government’s inspector in 2015. More info here on the Friends of Lewes web site
As a result of the Inspector’s decision the site was included in the Core Strategy Plan and was adopted by Lewes District Council on 11 May 2016. In planning terms a fait accompli. See:
The development is now part of the of the South Downs National Park Local Plan, See page 226/227. SDNPA Policy SD76 plan extract: