Council leader wants Jockey Club to consider Newmarket housing needs

James Waters, the leader of Forest Heath district council. said that he had first heard of the Club’s plans for a major new facility in Newmarket “last week, the same as everyone else”. It would, he said, have a significant impact on the area, and occupy land which could also be used to address the desperate shortage of housing in the area.

The Jockey Club haven’t thought this through, have they. We wonder whether they’ve discussed the upgrading of Sandown and the events to be transferred there from Kempton Park with Elmbridge Borough Council … KKG