Heritage

Valuing Our Heritage

We’re excited about the annual Heritage Open Days festival coming up in September, especially because this year’s theme is all about innovation. It reminds us that everything old was new once upon a time. Shoreham has a rich heritage of past innovation in ship-building, aviation, engineering and even, dare we say it, making houses...

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Heritage Open Days

England’s largest festival of history and culture, Heritage Open Days, is back this September.This year’s theme is Astounding Inventions – a celebration of the cutting-edge creations that make our lives easier as well as the imaginative inventors behind them. Alongside stories of wonders, the festival will highlight some of the...

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Chanctonbury Ring

On Friday 15th July, Dr Janet Pennington will be giving an illustrated talk about Chanctonbury Ring on the South Downs. It has been an iconic landmark for Sussex inhabitants and visitors for more than two hundred years. The ring of trees, most of which were destroyed by the great storm of 1987 and replanted in …...

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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

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What’s the Future for
the Cement Works?

The old Shoreham cement works and quarry along the Steyning Road have been disused for over 30 years. Various ideas, plans and projects have been mooted for this huge eyesore of a site including an ‘Eden Project’, a holiday village, dry ski slope and even a dinosaur park. Back in 2003, a planning application for …...

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Development, Environment

Rampion 2: Essential
or Spoiling the View?

Living in Shoreham, we have quickly become used to seeing Rampion 1 and even judging what the weather will be from what we can or cannot see of it. Many of us admire the symmetry and silence of this offshore energy generation, and are pleased to see that nature has recovered so well where the …...

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Community

AGM 2022
Chair’s Report

After a tentative start owing to Covid numbers rising in the autumn, we started the “in person” talks again at the Shoreham Centre: November – Launch of consultation for Old Shoreham and Kingston Buci December – Special network Shoreham event – Marylin Stafford January – Laura Brook on conservation and planning (Sussex...

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Development

Meeting the Council

The Shoreham Society regularly meets with other groups and organisations to better understand their priorities, exchange ideas and views, and look for common areas of collaboration and support. This includes meeting with Adur & Worthing Council, however, these meetings are different for a couple of reasons. Firstly, the Shoreham...

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Community

Shoreham Society AGM

Don’t miss the 2022 Shoreham Society AGM and Social on Friday 20th May at 7pm. With so much going on in Shoreham at the moment, we thought now was the time for members to meet up and share their thoughts and experiences over the last two years. This is also the time to set the …...

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The Mannings
Meet the Developer

On Friday 22nd April, the Shoreham Society is pleased to welcome Ian Pattinson, Senior Regeneration Manager from Southern Housing Group to a Visions of Shoreham evening to discuss the new Mannings development alongside AHR architects. Who are Southern Housing Group? Southern Housing Group are one of England’s largest housing...

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