Save Badgers Tennis Club

Badgers Tennis Club, just round the corner in Church Place, is under serious threat of closure as the land owners want to develop the site for housing. The Club has historic links to the Kemp Town Estate – it was founded in 1897 on land provided by the Marquis of Bristol shortly after the Kemp […]

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Conservation Advisory Group, October

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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Historic Photos

The following have been made available to the Kemp Town Society. Particular thanks go to René Dee of Chichester Terrace for the majority of the postcards.

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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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Minutes from the 2018 AGM

Minutes of the Seventh Annual General Meeting of the Kemp Town Society, held at EF Language School (1-2 Sussex Square) on Saturday 12th May 2018. Committee Members present: Simon Smith Chairman Derek DeYoung CAG Representative Adam Liversidge Membership Officer Vanessa Minns WBLIMH Editor Jayne Paulin Secretary Keith Paulin Treasurer Paul Phillips National Heritage Societies Rep […]

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Brighton Youth Orchestra Concert

The Society held a Concert and Dinner on March 10th in St George’s Church Kemp Town with the Brighton Youth Orchestra and special guest Rachel Fryer. The programme included music from Holst, Glazunov, Finzi and Peter Compton and was supported by Encore. 60 members and their guests attended and much enjoyed hearing these talented young […]

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Chairman’s Report & AGM 2018

Notice is hereby given that the 7th Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held on SATURDAY 12th MAY 2018 at 10.30 a.m. at the EF Language School, 1-2 Sussex Square AGENDA Welcome and apologies Minutes of the 6th (2017) Annual General Meeting of the Company Accounts of the Company for the year ending […]

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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. The Kemp Town Estate is the ONLY Grade 1 listed Estate on the Sea in England. Download the map

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