Sustainable Green Neighbourhoods

Producing a local Community Energy Plan, reducing fuel poverty, water efficiency, opportunities for ‘greening’ the public realm and other eco projects.

Movement & Connectivity Policies

i Jun 2017 2 comments
New development means more traffic pressure. The road network around Hove Station needs to be improved. We need to balance the flow of additional traffic with the needs of local residents… more→

New Waste & Minerals Site Plan adopted (February 2017)

i Mar 2016 make a comment
The council’s plans for a new Waste & Minerals Site have been adopted (February 2017). They have allocated a nearby site at Sussex House Industrial Area and noted the following:… more→

Our petition against the council’s waste management site

i Dec 2015 make a comment
Brighton & Hove City Council have proposed allocating the Coal Yard site as a waste management site. Both Hove Station Neighbourhood Forum and the owners of the site objected… 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… more→
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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… more→

‘Have Your Say’ Day 2013 – Resident Feedback

i May 2013 2 comments
On 16th February 2013 the Forum held a ‘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… more→

The Issues

i Jun 2014 make a comment
Planning Problems: The local population is growing much faster than regional and national averages. Our members tell us housing provision is a major issue. The lack of health… more→

The Plan (Pt.1 Policies)

i Jun 2018 make a comment
Here you will find the latest draft summary and the full Neighbourhood Plan document. Part One will be subject to referendum. What do you think? What do you agree with and disagree… more→

The Plan (Pt. 2 Aspirations)

i Oct 2018 make a comment
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… more→
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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… more→

Brighton & Hove Energy Services Company – BHESCo

BHESCo is working with the Hove Station sustainability group to develop an Energy plan for the Neighbourhoods within the designated area. Ollie Pendered, Communications and Communities… more→

Draft Policy 10: Design & Public Realm

i Feb 2019 make a comment
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… more→

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