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Residents are being invited by the council to have their say on a master plan for restoring Brighton’s Stanmer Park estate to its former historic glory. Among proposals are renovating more than a dozen listed buildings – and finding new uses for them. An historic walled kitchen garden would be brought back into use and […]


Planning Application BH2013/04348 and application for Listed Building Consent Ref. BH2013/0435 – The Hippodrome and Hippodrome House The Brighton Society submits its comments on the above applications. 1.    Background The Brighton Society attended a joint presentation with the Regency Society, at which the draft proposals were explained in June 2013 by Richard Coleman City Designer […]


Brighton & Hove Healthwalks will be joining hundreds of millions of people around the world to celebrate WWF’s Earth Hour on Saturday (29 March at 8:30pm) to raise awareness of the environmental impact of climate change. The event aims to help residents find out what they can do to make changes to their everyday lives […]


Dear Supporter As I’m sure you will now be aware Alaska Development Consultants have now submitted a planning application to Brighton & Hove City Council for our proposals to restore the Grade II* Listed Brighton Hippodrome and re-model the vibrant Dukes Lane. The full and detailed submission followed the publication of an independent feasibility report, […]


The finishing touches are being added to the brand new Open Market which Brighton Open Market CIC is now due to launch in May 2014. The redevelopment will breathe a new lease of life into Brighton’s historic Open Market quarter. The new market canopy is currently in the process of being completed and paving of […]

Developers behind a £100 million development have described their plan as “what the city needs” after fierce criticism from conservationists. The Regency and Brighton societies have raised concerns about the proposals for the major redevelopment of Circus Street in Brighton. The renovation of the former wholesale market will see flats for more than 140 people, […]

A popular pub known for its live music has reopened under new management. The Greys in Southover Street, Brighton, reopened on Thursday under the management of Sharon Barr. The pub has suffered a turbulent 18 months since long-serving landlords Chris Beaumont and Gill Perkins left in 2012 followed by the most recent owner Marc Tozer […]