Figure 16 - Updated Parking Zones

Policy 13 – Parking and Movement

Parking provision in new developments in DA6 will need to comply with the standards set out in the Council’s Supplementary Planning Document 14 for the Central Zone. Parking in the remaining parts of the Neighbourhood Plan area will need to meet the standards for Key Public Transport Corridors. (See Figure 16). Subject to public consultation the controlled parking zone in … Read more

Area wide linkages - Hove Station Quarter

Policy 1: Creation of the Hove Station Quarter

Development proposals in the area compromising DA6 in the City Plan Part One will be supported if they demonstrate a comprehensive and integrated approach supporting the creation of Hove Station Quarter with a strong relationship to the station. [Hove Station Area SPD18 provides development management guidance and is supported by relevant Neighbourhood Plan policies]. City Plan DA6 will be suitable … Read more

photo of goldstone-retail-park

Policy 2: Goldstone Retail Park

In the event that the Goldstone Retail Park site becomes available for redevelopment, proposals for mixed use residential and employment use will be supported. See Fig.7, zone P2 Reason: This substantial area of land has the potential to make a substantial additional contribution to the city’s housing need, whilst retaining or increasing the current amount of employment generated on site. It … Read more

Policy 3: Conway St Bus Depot

Policy 3: Conway St 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. Redevelopment proposals for the site which provide improved access to Hove Station, and which would essentially be car-free, will be supported.See Fig. 7, zone … Read more

Hove Conway Ellen area

Policy 4: Land South of the Railway

Comprehensive redevelopment of land south of the Railway will be supported, taking account of guidance provided in the adopted Hove Station Area SPD. Development should be mixed use residential and employment and should have regard to existing and emerging development proposals elsewhere within the SPD area. Any further development in this area over and above permissions already granted should severely … Read more

Hove Gardens housing mix with small gardens

Policy 5: Housing Mix and Tenure

Proposals for residential development in the neighbourhood area which comply with relevant policies for residential development in City Plan Part 1, including Policies CP14, CP19 and CP20 will be supported. A mix of rented accommodation, both social and private, and accommodation for owner occupation will be sought across the DA6 area. Within the DA6 area, proposals incorporating residential development which … Read more


Policy 6: Affordable housing

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

Policy 7:   Employment

Policy 7: Employment

All development proposals within the Hove Station Quarter that are for employment purposes or involve employment provision should accord with the local priorities and requirements set out in Policy DA6 of the City Plan Part One. Proposals for new retail floorspace within the neighbourhood area should generally be restricted to existing shopping centres defined in the City Plan to help … Read more

Hove Station Plan design-features-hubs-links

Policy 8: 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.

tall buildings policy in hove Ethel Clarendon Livingstone

Policy 9: Tall buildings

Building heights in DA6 will be consistent with the Neighbourhood Plan vision of a high-density station quarter of an urban character compliant 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 granted, taking account in particular of the … Read more

sports facilities health and beauty

Policy 10: Community Facilities

Proposals which broaden and enhance the mix of community facilities such as day nurseries, GP surgeries or sports facilities will be encouraged as an essential component to the use mix in the Hove Station Quarter. Such proposals will need to take account of relevant planning policy considerations including traffic/parking and neighbour/amenity impacts. Where proposed developments would lead to increases in … Read more

Map of proposed community hubs in Hove

Policy 11: Community hubs

Four 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: a) close to Hove Station (CH1);b) at the western end of Conway Street … Read more


Policy 12: Conservation

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