What is the KTS?

The Kemp Town Society is the charitable society formed to conserve the unique Grade 1 listed Kemp Town Estate on Brighton's eastern seafront, East Sussex.

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Why Become a Member

There are many benefits and reasons to become a member of The Kemp Town Society. Membership only costs £10 per household per year.

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Planning Issues

Information to help and support restoration and renovation projects plus all latest details on local planning applications and developments.

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Social Events

The Kemp Town Society runs many social events. Including annual garden parties and the Thomas Kemp event plus lots of other social activities.

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Who’s Been Living in My House


Who’s Been Living in My House is a new resource offering detailed information concerning residents on the Kemp Town Estate since it’s inception until 1970.

  • CLICK HERE to access the archive.
  • CLICK HERE to look up any house and discover who lived there and in some cases read a detailed House History.

This illustrated archive is a work in progress and additional information is very welcome.

STOP PRESS!

At the meeting of the Hospital Liaison Group, held during the evening of Monday 18 January, it was announced that, contrary to all previous information they have given, the off Site construction and assembly area will now be on the …

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MARINA JUDICIAL REVIEW – VERDICT

  THE JUDICIAL REVIEW – Current Postion (as at 6th July): Robert Powell, as Claimant, on June 17th attended the Royal Courts of Justice in London to hear the Barristers present their cases before Mrs. Justice Patterson. As a vote …

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BHCC CONSERVATION STRATEGY 2013 – DRAFT

Draft Conservation Strategy (2013) 1. Introduction 1.1 The current Conservation Strategy was adopted in 2003 to clarify the council’s responsibilities and reaffirm its commitment toward the conservation of Brighton & Hove’s historic built environment. It includes a programme of action …

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NEW MEMBERSHIP STANDING ORDER BANKING INSTRUCTIONS

OUR BANK ACCOUNT HAS CHANGED WITH OUR NEW STATUS AS A CHARITABLE COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE – AND THEREFORE IT IS NECESSARY TO RE-INSTRUCT YOUR BANK WITH THE NEW STANDING ORDER. WE REQUEST YOU PRINT THIS FORM (HIGHLIGHT, COPY AND …

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Kemp Town Conservation Area Map

The Conservation Area of Kemp Town takes in the Kemp Town Estate and the lower slopes all the way to the Low Tide mark of the sea. Kemp Town Estate is the ONLY Grade 1 listed Estate on the Sea …

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Brighton and Hove Council’s Resident’s Guide to Conservation

Please ‘click on’ and review the link to Brighton and Hove’s guide on all matters relating to Conserving the structures of Grade Listed properties. It has many helpful pieces of information. http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/downloads/bhcc/conservation/Conservation_Areas_Residents_Guide2011.pdf

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KTS’ response to the Draft City Plan

The Draft City plan went out for consultation over the Summer months, with July 20th the final day for submissions from interest parties to comment on it. Rather than duplicate the lengthy document here, please click on the link below: …

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Historic Postcards & Photos

Lewes Crescent/Sussex Sq. aerial view

The following have been made available to the Kemp Town Society. Particular thanks go to Rene Dee of Chichester Terrace for the majority of the postcards. When viewing the enlargements by clicking on them below, you can view next and …

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