Our Neighbourhood Plan has been submitted to the council. Consultation period runs until 15 July

Letter from Robert Davidson (Principal Planning Officer, Policy, Projects and Heritage)

Dear Consultee,

Hove Station Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16 Consultation

Hove Station Neighbourhood Forum has prepared a Neighbourhood Plan. The Plan sets out a vision for the future of the Hove Station Neighbourhood Area and includes planning policies which will be used to help determine planning applications locally. The Neighbourhood Forum previously undertook Regulation 14 public consultation on the draft Plan in 2019.

In accordance with Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012 (as amended), the Neighbourhood Plan and associated documents have been submitted to the council and will be available for consultation for 8 weeks from 9am on Thursday 20 May 2021 until 11:59pm on Thursday 15 July 2021.

Where to view the Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents

How to make your comments on the Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents

Kind regards

Robert Davidson

Principal Planning Officer,  Policy, Projects and Heritage


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

Hove Station Footbridge - Progress at Last!

Hove Station Footbridge – Progress at Last!

£15 million is being contributed by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) in The Passenger Benefit Fund which will be used to provide benefits to passengers across the network. They are welcoming ideas from stakeholder groups and we want the Hove Station footbridge to be considered (see the attached newsletter). Train users are also encouraged to submit their ideas individually via The Passenger Benefit Fund website.

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HSNF application for re-designation (2019)

In July2019 the Forum successfully applied for re-designation, as its initial 5-year term expired in September 2019. Having secured re-designation for an additional five years, our priority is to take account of the Regulation 14 Consultation responses and agree the final draft with the Council.

In parallel, the Forum is dealing with other key issues – working with its members and the wider local community in continuing engagement with major developers and the Council. These activities will shape the Regulation 16 Draft Neighbourhood Plan

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Have Your Say Day Invite 23 March 2019

We are now in the final stages of preparing your Hove Station Neighbourhood Plan and the regeneration of the Hove Station Area is gathering momentum. Come to Honeycroft and have your say about the latest draft of your community-led plan. Let’s ensure the whole is greater than the sum of its parts! Exhibition and handouts … Read more

Photo of Ralli Hall

Annual General Meeting 2019 – Feb 28

After five years hard work we are now in the final stages of developing the Neighbourhood Plan which is focused on establishing a new Hove Station Quarter. At our AGM in Rallli Hall (see location map below) on February 28th 2019, we will launch the legally required six weeks consultation on our Draft Neighbourhood Plan … 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. 

How can we improve the area around Hove Station?

How can we improve the area around Hove Station?

What do you think of the area around Hove Station? What concerns do you have?What about the pedestrian footbridge? The approaches to the station? The flow of traffic? The public phone boxes? What is being planned for this area? What is already happening and who’s doing it? Can we affect these plans?  As part of preparing … Read more