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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

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Have Your Say Day Invite – 7 July 2018 – Honeycroft Centre

We are now in the final stages of preparing the Hove Station Neighbourhood Plan and the regeneration of the Hove Station Area is gathering momentum. Come and find out how our community-led plan is responding to development pressures and tying it all together to ensure the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. … Read more

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Call for major improvements to Hove Station Footbridge

Architect David Kemp is among a number of local businesses and residents calling for more substantial work on the bridge which has fallen into “an appalling condition”. Mr Kemp drew up designs for an improved footbridge and the Neighbourhood Forum has collected hundreds of signatures calling for funding for a new bridge. The footbridge is the major north-south pedestrian link, but it is poorly maintained and the absence of lifts at either end render it unusable for wheelchair uses, totally inadequate for people with disabilities and grossly inconvenient for people with luggage, heavy shopping bags or prams.

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New Waste & Minerals Site Plan adopted (February 2017)

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:

“Sackville Road and part of Old Shoreham Road, which are in close proximity to the site, are part of the Brighton, Portslade and Rottingdean 2013 AQMA. Waste management uses may not have a materially different effect on the AQMA compared to other industrial uses. However, proposals should consider the potential for issues relating to air quality, including those relating East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Sites Plan – Schedule of Suitable Industrial Estates (Adopted February 2017) to vehicle movements, which may affect air quality. Operators may also wish to consider entering into routing agreements. Where appropriate, suitable mitigation should be provided.”

Read the council’s full site plan: http://consult.eastsussex.gov.uk/

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Have Your Say Day – 21st November 2015

The forum’s ‘Have Your Say’ event on Saturday 21st November 2015 was held at Clarendon Villas. This was regarded as very successful anda major step forward for us. We had guest speakers from the council and property developers. We also launched two petitions: on our objections to the council’s plan to earmark the Coalyard as a waste processing facility and … Read more

Response to Hove Station Neighbourhood Plan – Industrial Land Use – Outline (January 2016)

Initial Officer Response to Hove Station Neighbourhood Plan – Outline (January 2016) The following comments are provided to help inform the meeting on 22 January 2016 and the options for progressing neighbourhood planning in the Hove Station area: Industrial Land: A planned relocation approach takes time, no quick fixes are readily apparent.  The ability to … Read more

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Our petition against the council’s waste management site

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 to this proposal and organised a petition. The petition had about 700 signatures (on paper or online) and was delivered to the council on 6th January … Read more