The Royal Pavilion under new management? 

New Plans to set up a trust to manage the Royal Pavilion and Museums have been abandoned and a new external management body is to be sought. Read more

Waterfront project

New The Council is planning to build a conference and events centre at Black Rock. This proposal recently received cross party support. We have concerns about it. Read more  

The summer garden party is now open for booking

New It's that time of year again. This year's party is on 25 June from 12.30 - 15.30 in the Secret Garden on Bristol Gardens. We hope that this year’s party will be even better than last year’s success, with lots of canapés, wine and soft drinks. Each ticket includes a glass of wine or a soft drink and extra supplies can be bought from the bar. We cannot promise the weather will be sunny but can guarantee a get-together of warmth and enjoyment. This is an event for members and their guests only. Click here to order your tickets

Roger Hinton appears on TV

Our Chairman has given an interivew to Latest TV about our views on the Hove Museum, the Waterfront Project and other matters of current concern to us. You can see the programme here 

Hove Library and Museum

Updated The Council has now shelved its plans to move Hove Library to the Hove Museum building on Church Road. We are relieved, because we felt it wouldn't work and suggested an alternative for the site. Read more...

The crisis of architecture

Renowned neo-classical architect Quinlan Terry gave the 2016 Antony Dale lecture on 9th March. Read more ...

Taken a shine to the i360?

It's certainly imposing but it's not, so far, quite what was expected. The publicity images for the i360 show a shining pole, glinting in the sun. The current reality is rather more dull on most days. So we asked the architect why. Here's what he has to say. Read more...

New housing in Rottingdean

The old St Aubyns school playing fields is the site where Lindon Homes has proposed developing into 10 new private houses and a 62 bed care home. We believe that were this to go ahead, it would be a huge missed opportunity to help solve the city's housing needs. Read more...

How to mistreat a fine building

Buildings need to change with the times if they are to survive – but not at the expense of their character. Clarence House in North Street is a case in point. Read more...
 

Regeneration of London Road

The rebuilt Open Market, reused Co-op department store and heavy investment in The Level all point to the regeneration of the London Road area. Here, we trace its history, new developments and potential future upgrades. Read more...


Meet housing target by filling in the gaps

It's one thing to have a city plan and quite another to get it implemented. Planners don't build house – developers do. Read more...


Making the most of new sites

We have supported the proposals in the modified city plan for some development in the urban fringe but have concerns about wording that could lead to the development of inappropriate sites – and we don't believe Amex House should be demolished. Read more...

 

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