CAG Meeting, 9 Nov 2017

Simon Smith standing in for Derek de Young. The first part of the meeting was taken up by a pre-application presentation on the Sackville Road Goodsyard site by MODA. The Development is intended to provide 600 homes as well as office space. The committee was pleased to note the reduction in height of the proposed […]

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Development News

At the Society’s AGM on May 12th Simon Smith, our chairman, gave a precis of our earlier meeting with Nick Hibberd, the Director of Economy, Environment and Culture on Brighton and Hove Council. Mr Hibberd ranged widely over developments that will interest members, so here are further details, updated as necessary. Nothing much has changed, […]

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The 3Ts Hospital Redevelopment

Information from 3Ts: This is the construction site for the Stage 1 Building, that will open in the winter of 2020/21. It is the larger of the two new buildings the redevelopment will provide. Eastern Road, the main road past the front of the hospital, is at the top of the picture. Visit the 3Ts […]

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Black Rock and Waterfront Project

Simon Smith and Vaughan Rees recently met Katherine Pearce, the relevant ‘Project Manager’, in continuation of their on-going conversation with City planners on the proposed development of the Black Rock site (the newly termed ‘Waterfront Project’).They were told that the Council is close to finalising a comprehensive agreement with Standard Life, who will be taking […]

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From The Leader of Brighton & Hove City Council

Our iconic Madeira Terraces have lasted over 130 years, a remarkable testimony to the quality of Victorian craftsmanship. Sadly the seaside environment has taken its toll on the ironwork and major restoration is needed. I’m committing the council today to a project that will fully restore or replace that ironwork and return the Madeira Terraces […]

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Brighton & Hove City Council Conservation Strategy (2013)

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 for the future management of the city’s cultural heritage. This Strategy is now due for […]

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Planning applications – what issues can be taken into account

The Council can only take certain matters into account when considering your comments on a planning application. Issues that can be taken into account: The proposal complies with the Council’s planning policies A proposed use is suitable for the area The appearance and size of a new building is appropriate External alterations to an existing […]

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Survey of Listed Building Maintenance by Bristol University

UNIVERSITY OF WEST OF ENGLAND, BRISTOL . SURVEY- MAINTAINING VALUE Individual Owners’ Approaches to the Maintenance of their Listed Buildings Final Report Submitted to Maintain our Heritage by The University of the West of England, Bristol September 2003 © Maintain our Heritage 2003. All rights reserved Table of contents Executive Summary…………………………………………………………………………………. 3 1 Background to […]

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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 in England. http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/sites/brighton-hove.gov.uk/files/downloads/conservation/ca-a4-kemp-town%2Blogo_08.pdf

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