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Policy 2 & 3: Redevelopment North of Hove Station

2 CoalyardThe former Sackville Coalyard is allocated for mixed-use residential and employment development as part of the wider redevelopment of the DA6 area.  This now provides a major opportunity to include the site for comprehensive redevelopment together with the Sackville trading estate site, both of which are now in one ownership. This will be a … Read more

Area wide linkages - Hove Station Quarter

Policy 1: Creation of the Hove Station Quarter

Development proposals in the area shown as DA6 in the City Plan will be supported only if they demonstrate a comprehensive and integrated approach aiming to support the creation of Hove Station Quarter with a strong relationship to the station. The Hove Station Master Plan / SPD will provide site by site guidance based on … Read more

Policy 4: Bus Depot

Policy 4: Bus Depot

Proposals for redevelopment and/or rationalisation of the current bus depot to provide or incorporate residential and employment uses will be supported as part of a comprehensive redevelopment of the area of DA6 South of the railway. Development of the site would need to take into consideration the need for an improved linkage to Hove Station … Read more

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The forum’s submission on the new MODA application (21st Feb 2020)

The Hove Station Neighbourhood Forum supports this application, albeit reluctantly in the context of a likely maximum 10% affordable housing provision, subject to the satisfactory resolution of the potentially adverse impacts on the local road network of the very high density development proposed. Given the requirements of planning law and national policy guidance, this means … Read more

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Policy 11: Tall buildings

Building heights in DA6 will be consistent with the Neighbourhood Plan vision of a high-density station quarter of an urban character and should comply with City Plan Policy CP12, the accompanying Urban Design Framework SPD and Hove Station Area Masterplan. New tall buildings should have regard to and respect existing buildings and planning permissions already … Read more

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What difference can the Neighbourhood Plan make ?

When compared with the Council’s ‘business as usual’ approach of dealing with developers on a project-by-project basis, the Neighbourhood Plan can get a better deal to improve our local community. For instance, our neighbourhood plan will: create a framework for development to deliver a new Hove Station Quarter – straddling the railway. The major landowners … Read more

Hove Housing Futures meeting

Wed, Nov 21, 20:00 – 21:30 St Lukes Prestonville, Brighton For further info see:https://nextdoor.co.uk/events/17592186202864/ Please note that this housing meeting is organised by Jackie Quinn, Labour councillor for Goldsmid ward. The Hove Station Neighbourhood Forum itself, however, is a non-political organisation. 

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The Plan (Pt. 2 Aspirations)

Neighbourhood Plan Part Two is a cohesive plan of what we want to happen ‘on the ground’. It is an advocacy/bidding document which the Forum and other neighbourhood groups will be able to use – alongside Part One (the statutory NP) – to attract both public and private investment in the area which will deliver public benefit and help the move towards … Read more

NIMBY

Isn’t neighbourhood planning just a tool for those who want to block development?

In a word, no! Neighbourhood planning enables communities to shape the development of their local area in a positive way. With over 260 plans now in force, early findings suggest that when communities get a say over how their area is developed they recognise the benefits that appropriate development can bring. A community can approve … Read more

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What is the City Plan and DA6?

The City Plan Part One is Brighton & Hove Council’s top-level strategic policy framework to guide the new development required across the city – including “Development Area 6 (DA6)”. The first draft of the city plan was the catalyst for Hove residents to respond through the formation of Neighbourhood Plans to the north and south … Read more

Can a Neighbourhood Plan stop development?

In theory, yes – approved neighbourhood planning documents can play a key role in stopping unwanted development. The documents name sites for housing developments and, if they are approved in a referendum, they become a legally binding element of the council’s planning policy. The council should then be able to reject planning applications for development … Read more