The Lewes Community Land Trust Trustees
Pru's background is in teaching and career guidance, with a specific focus on work-based training and apprenticeships. Pru worked in housing management in the 1980s and has retained a keen interest in social housing and planning since then. She has been involved in local campaigning since 2006, and recently led the CLT bid to provide social housing on the St Anne’s site in Lewes.
Ros is a chartered landscape architect with extensive design, construction and project management experience and considerable interest in urban design, design for children and wildlife as well as planning.
John is a former Lewes Town Councillor and was Mayor of Lewes in 2011. John has campaigned tirelessly over the years for a better Lewes on many different fronts.
Louis is a former Labour Party candidate for Lewes Town Council Bridge Ward. Louis is a strong advocate of affordable housing and is quoted as saying (on the topic of North Street) “any development should consist of a minimum of 40% Social Housing (Council Controlled) with additional percentages for co-operatively owned, shared ownership and affordable housing”. Louis also raised concern about infrastructure saying, “any development must also include provision for primary education, doctors and other services along with commercial units.”
Graham has worked in housing and regeneration for 38 years: including local authorities and London & Quadrant and Hanover housing associations - covering a wide range of functions: governance, strategy / policy, asset management, neighbourhood management, development, regeneration & community development.
Richard has worked for many private, public and charity organisations inc. the Lewes Fund, Employability Forum, Sussex Oakleaf, Mental Health Charity, the OECD and EC, Senior Salaries Review Body (SSRB), Institute for Employment Studies
John is an IT specialist and web developer who has had a long-term involvement with local initiatives relating to the development of the North Street area. He is very committed to the provision of affordable housing in Lewes, something that is desperately lacking at the moment.