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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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Policy 13: Community hubs

Several locations within the plan area, around Hove Station, the western end of Conway Street, the northern end of the Sackville Trading Estate and near Stoneham Park, have been identified as suitable for community hubs in which a range of facilities should be located. Proposed locations are indicated in Figure 6 in Part ONE of the Plan. It … Read more

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Policy 7: Affordable housing

This policy encourages the City Council and local developers to develop models that will ensure homes remain affordable for their lifetime

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Policy 14: Conservation

The Neighbourhood Plan policy on conservation and how it impacts the archtectural heritage of the conservation areas around Hove Station.

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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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Policy 10: Design & Public Realm

One of a range of policies dealing with aspects of new development, including heights, access, street level design and landscaping. These policies aim to transform run down brownfield sites almost totally devoid of greenery into modern urban neighbourhoods, characterised by green public open space trees.

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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

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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

What is a Master Plan?

A master plan is a detailed long-term planning document which will be executed until the end of a project. It provides a layout to guide future growth and development. Master planning is about making the connection between buildings, social settings, and their surrounding environments. A master plan includes analysis, recommendations, and proposals for a site’s population, … Read more

How is the Plan being prepared, what are the rules?

Neighbourhood planning can be kept very simple. It is the community’s plan and needs only to deal with the planning issues that matter to us. See the simple guide to writing planning policies ➔. The Forum has to follow a series of key stages and abide by the following laws (or Basic Conditions): must be … Read more

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What is a community-led Neighbourhood Plan?

The Neighbourhood Plan is a legal document which sits alongside the Council’s City Plan and has to be taken into account by the Local Planning Authority when making decisions on planning applications. It’s purpose is to set out the local people’s vision of the future for their neighbourhood – what residents want their neighbourhood to … 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