PEOPLE in Downton can view plans of a major housing development in the village today.

Charles Church Developments Ltd has submitted an application for 83 houses and 16 flats to be built on land situated behind the petrol station in Salisbury Road.

The plans, for what is the largest development proposed in Downton for more than 50 years, will be exhibited in the Memorial Hall between 2.30pm and 7.30pm.

Representatives of the developers, members of Downton Neighbourhood Plan steering committee and councillors from Downton Parish Council are attending.

To view the plan in full, visit