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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Development

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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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Transport

Shoreham to Brighton Cycle Route Survey

West Sussex County Council is once again asking for opinions on much-needed improvements for cycling and walking across the county. This time around, there are three areas up for discussion: Chichester A259 Brighton Road, in Shoreham Lancing and Sompting Shoreham’s section of the survey deals with the A259, from the Adur Ferry Bridge...

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Heritage

Down Channel
With Kim Matthews

The book, Down Channel – The Smacks and Mariners of The Shoreham Oyster Fishery, follows the 1st-class oyster smacks and fishermen of Essex, Jersey and Sussex. They battled winter gale, vigorous governmental interference and suffered tragic loss in their search for deep-sea oysters. The author, Kim Matthews, is Shoreham-born with Essex...

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Community

We shape our buildings and afterwards our buildings shape us

When developers publish plans we tend to focus on aspects like the number of storeys, materials used, affordability, energy efficiency ­– which are all important, but do we take enough time to consider the effect of these buildings on the people who will live or work in them? The developers of residential units are building homes...

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Community, Environment

Shoreham Port – Our Future
Report & Slides

Was it just a coincidence that Storm Eunice chose Friday 18th February to come clattering through Shoreham-by-Sea – the same day that Tom Willis of Shoreham Port was invited to give a talk to the Shoreham Society? Or was it to remind us that, just like its Port, Shoreham has been around a lot longer …...

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Environment

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Shoreham Port – Our Future

Shoreham Port is a Trust port playing a leading role in transforming the local and regional economy towards a sustainable future. Their heritage traces back to 1760; over the past 260 years, cargoes, vessel types and land uses have all changed considerably with the Port continually reinventing itself. On Friday 18th February, Tom Willis,...

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Development, Environment

Planning and Biodiversity

This year, the 2017 Adur Local Plan will be reviewed and its horizon extended for a further five years to 2037. As part of the review the Council is required to “address a range of issues such as nature conservation and restoration, open space and green infrastructure, and climate change mitigation and adaptation”. See Jennifer...

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Environment

Can you give a home to a Birch Tree?

The Birch Tree Project is a local tree planting initiative. Surplus trees from Ashdown Forest are lifted (bare root) and transplanted or ‘tree-located’. Usually the trees would be cut down to help maintain Ashdown’s much needed heathland habitat. By lifting and planting them elsewhere trees are saved and continue to grow with all...

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