Have Your Say day 2 invite - Sep 2013

Have Your Say day 2 invite – Sep 2013

HOVE STATION NEIGHBOURHOODS FORUM invites you to come and HAVE YOUR SAY about the future of your neighbourhood and your Neighbourhood Plan At an exhibition/coffee and tea drinking/drop in sessionIn the CCK building on Clarendon Villas (on the corner of Goldstone Street) Saturday 28th September, any time between 11am and 4pm 1pm: Neighbourhood Development Plans (Rob Fraser, Council Planning Officer) 2pm: … Read more


Low Carbon Neighbourhoods – Energy Plan

BHESCo worked with the Hove Station sustainability group to develop an Energy plan for the Neighbourhoods within the designated area.

Ollie Pendered, ex-Communications and Communities Director at BHESCo has previously developed an Energy Plan and programme of initiatives in Barcombe in East Sussex. He has worked with Brighton & Hove housing sustainability team to develop energy efficiency campaigns across the city. Earlier this year he managed a £250k fuel poverty project Called Your Warm Home on behalf of the City Council and Department of Energy and Climate Change. He is a member of the Consultation Institute where he is part of their Roundtable on Neighbourhood Planning and is an advocate of low carbon energy plans.

Q: Why does Hove Station need an energy plan?

Developing a low carbon energy plan and offering initiatives to help people make their homes energy efficient will:

  • Improve residents living conditions
  • Save money on ever rising energy bills
  • Help residents become healthier and be warmer at home

Q: How is an energy plan structured?

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Inaugural General Meeting

This is an invitation to attend the Inaugural General Meeting of the Hove Station Neighbourhoods Forum on July 2nd at the Vallance Community Centre – 7.30pm to 9.30 pm The date of the meeting and outline agenda was circulated  to all Forum Members and Supporters on June 23rd. This invitation confirms the date and provides the detaied agenda papers for … Read more

Report 2

Hove Station Area – Visual Surveys

In 2016, students from The University of Brighton surveyed Hove Station and surrounding areas – revealing interesting insights  – to inform our neighbourhood plan. Click below to download the full reports in PDF Format (caution: large file sizes). Survey 1: This report is a study of  Hove Stati?on, it uses this small area to look at these larger questi?ons of … Read more

The Story So Far

November 14th 2012 Goldsmid Ward councillors called a second meeting for residents to discuss the proposals being developed by MATSIM for the redevelopment of the bus garage and surrounding area and the idea of preparing a Neighbourhood Plan for the area affected by this proposal. Of the 70 plus residents who turned up from the few streets leafleted close to … Read more

Hove Station Footbridge Designs

Improving pedestrian-crossings across the railway is an important action for the Hove Station Gateway Community Hub set out in Neighbourhood Part 2 and has been carried through into the BHCC Master Plan. The Hove Station Area Improvement Group prepared a leaflet which set out the community’s request for the Council to take urgent action to improve the cleaning of the bridge, … Read more

City Plan Development Areas

Who owns Hove Station Development Area 6 ?

Hove Station Neighbourhoods Forum is doing research to find out land ownership in DA6. Why are we doing this? Because the companies that own the land will have a massive influence on how our area changes. The Forum needs to move to a position of having a working relationship with landowners and developers such as KAP Motor Group, Matsim, Mountpark etc.


‘Have Your Say’ Day 2013 – Resident Feedback

On 16th February 2013 the Forum held its first ‘Have Your Say’ day at the Honeycroft Centre on Sackville Road. The event was held to share information with the local community on the development plans for the area and explain how a Neighbourhood Forum can influence local planning decisions. We gathered incredibly valuable community feedback at the event (see the data below). 57 residents completed a questionnaire.  45 of those residents provided their name and contact details, signing up to participate in or be kept up-to-date on the Forum’s activities.

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