Tunbridge Wells are developing a local plan to manage the development in the borough. The Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells Strategic Housing Market Assessment. provides a view of demand over the next 15 years. This report shows that the level of housing required in the borough has to double in the next 15 years. In the past villages such as Goudhurst have not been given a housing number but doubling of the number of the houses required in the borough may change that policy.