Development, Town Centre

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St Mary’s View Development

This is a guest post by Alex Legendre about her project to renovate and restore Chantry House on East Street and some surrounding buildings. I am a local, originally born in Hove. We moved to Shoreham 11 years ago, where myself and my husband set up Ginger and Dobbs, a shop and little cafe in …...

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Good or Bad Conservation
– in a Conservation Area?

With the ‘urgent’ need for housing, Shoreham-by-Sea has become a building site. The developments on the Western Harbour Arm and the riverside make themselves known by their size and they surround the historic town centre. Within the town there are two new prospective developments in the conservation area itself: a redevelopment of...

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Development, Town Centre

Sussex Yacht Club Award

With the Sussex Regatta in full swing, representatives from the Shoreham Society headed over to the Sussex Yacht Club to present the club and architects, ECD (Energy Conscious Design), with an award for the progressive and sympathetic design of their new clubhouse. Jason Sutherland-Rowe spoke on behalf of the Society, praising the club...

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Development, Town Centre

Smile, Think and be Proud of Shoreham

When a new development is announced people often ask how the developers are going make a positive contribution and give back to the local community. Developments that have a significant impact on the local area provide Section 106 funding towards things like health services, education, fire services and policing. Although extra money is...

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Community, Town Centre

What party hat will you wear to the Shoreham Summer Festival?

Shoreham-by-Sea is holding a Summer Festival on Saturday 14th August. The Shoreham Independent Traders Collective and saydesignUK are putting on the event with help from The Ropetackle Arts Centre and Adur & Worthing Council. From the railway station to the Ferry Bridge, Shoreham will be packed with street entertainment, arts and...

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Town Centre, Transport

Railway subway campaign stepped up

The Shoreham Society is renewing pressure on Southern Railway and Network Rail to make the Shoreham station subway easily accessible from the street, allowing non-railway-users to cross when the gates are closed. In a damning report published by the Society, committee member Adrian Towler accuses the rail companies of treating the...

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Environment, Town Centre

Society steps up trees initiative

he Shoreham Society is stepping up its campaign to make the town greener and more attractive.”Adur Arbor” is an extension of an idea from Rosslyn Road residents who planted nine new young trees in their road. The Shoreham Society thinks this could also be done in other parts of the town and district, and is …...

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Development, Town Centre

Plans approved for Mannings redevelopment

Proposals for redeveloping The Mannings on the corner of Ham Road and Surry Street have been approved. Designs were shown at a public exhibition, and Adur Council has granted planning consent. The owners, Southern Housing Group (SHG), will demolish the existing four-storey social housing block and replace it with a new one of up to...

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Pond Road prospects revived with new study

Long-awaited redevelopment of the Pond Road area in Shoreham may have moved a step closer, with a new feasibility study under way and potential funding earmarked. The Shoreham Society has monitored discussions – or lack of them – ever since Adur Council issued a brief more than 10 years ago for the redevelopment of this...

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Town Centre, Transport

Alarm grows over traffic and pollution

Deepening concerns are being voiced over relentless local increases in traffic congestion and its resultant air pollution. A local environmental group supported by the Shoreham Society is calling for urgent action and planning strategies to improve Shoreham’s air quality. With pollution soaring from increased traffic as more local...

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