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The Brighton Society objected to the demolition of Medina House on the grounds that it is locally listed and is an example of excellent townscape. The replacement building is ugly, too tall and does not contribute satisfactorily to the street scene. The proposed building would cause the loss of sunlight on the low-rise buildings at the rear. A council officer described the plan as “excessively out of scale” and “visualy overbearing”.