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Brighton Journal | August 18, 2019

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Demolition Has Been Planned for The Hanover Pub

May 8, 2018 |

The demolition of The Hanover (formerly known as Queen’s Park Tavern) has been planned by Brighton and Hove City Council to make way for the building of new homes. According to the council’s website, nine dwellings will be erected on the … Read More

Brighton & Hove’s Biggest New Council Housing Development In Years Completed

January 15, 2018 |

The first tenants will soon be moving into brand new homes in Whitehawk, following completion of the biggest new council housing development in the city in recent years.

Fifty-seven new homes have been built at Kite Place consisting of 10 one-bedroom, … Read More

New Energy Initiative Could Help Residents Save on Fuel Bills

January 11, 2018 |

A new local energy initiative could help households across Brighton & Hove save on their fuel bills as Brighton’s cold and bitter snap continues.

The council is taking part in a partnership of Sussex local authorities, called ‘Your Energy Sussex’, … Read More

Property Developers Might Have to Disclose Finances Where Affordable Housing Targets are Missed

January 8, 2018 |

Property developers could be made to publicly disclose detailed financial information in cases where they say they cannot meet affordable housing targets set out in Brighton & Hove’s City Plan.

At present the city council requires developments of over five … Read More

Council Lists 180 Brownfield Sites with Homes Potential

January 4, 2018 |

About 180 brownfield sites have been identified as having potential to provide space for many of the homes Brighton & Hove needs in future.

They are contained in the city council’s new Brownfield Land Register (BLR). If all were developed they could … Read More

From Capital to Coast: Over 5,000 Londoners Move To Brighton & Hove in 2017

January 2, 2018 |

Over 5,000 Londoners have moved to Brighton and Hove in just one year, according to an analysis of official figures.

The scale of the migration from London, fuelled in part by comapatively low house prices in the city, was set … Read More

Private Landlords Now Own More Than 50% of Former Council-Owned Homes in Brighton & Hove

December 12, 2017 |

Brighton and Hove is among seven councils – Milton Keynes, Bolsover, Brighton & Hove, Canterbury, Cheshire West and Chester, Stevenage, and Nuneaton & Bedworth – which have letting levels of more than 50% among former council-owned homes.

The theory behind … Read More

Details on Council Homes From ‘New Homes for Neighbourhoods’ Project

October 19, 2017 |

Brooke Mead, Albion Street, Brighton – 45 new council ‘extra care’ flats

This extra-care scheme is targeted at people with low to moderate dementia. A show flat  is now open and the scheme is being completed. See Brooke Mead web page 

Albion Hill Residents Association and local residents … Read More

New Homes for Neighbourhoods: Council House Building Project

October 19, 2017 |

Brighton & Hove City Council’s New Homes for Neighbourhoods programme is building much needed new council homes on council owned land.

Working with local resident associations, ward councillors, council staff and partners, the council aims to improve council estates and neighbourhoods, … Read More

What’s It Like To Rent As a Student In Brighton?

October 6, 2017 |

Although a firmly established ‘student town’, students in Brighton face difficulties when it comes to renting. There is a shortage of affordable and liveable student housing, juxtaposing the abundance of student letting agencies listing old, damp and frequently unsanitary homes … Read More