Have your say on Shoreham Harbour sites

Besi Besemar January 28, 2013


Development Briefs have been prepared for Aldrington Basin and South Portslade Industrial Estate (in Brighton & Hove) and the Western Harbour Arm (in Adur).

The briefs are designed to guide development and stimulate investment and, once adopted, will be used to assess planning applications for the area.

The strategy for Shoreham Harbour is to deliver high quality mixed-use developments, including new housing, employment space, leisure facilities and supporting infrastructure including sustainable transport and flood defences.

It also recognises the importance of Shoreham Port and the role it will play in the local economy.

One of the features of the briefs is to create new low carbon developments that are energy efficient, use sustainable materials and renewable technologies and reduce waste.

Residents and businesses are invited to give their views from Monday, January 28  until Friday March 8.

Copies of the development brief will be available in public buildings in Shoreham, Southwick, Portslade and Hove.

To contribute through the website click here: 

There will also be the opportunity to take part through public exhibitions at:

• Hove Town Hall (January 28 to February 8);

• Adur Civic Centre (February 11 to 22) and the

• City Coast Centre, Portslade (February 25 to March. 3)

WEB.378Brighton & Hove’s deputy leader councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty, said:

“This blueprint will guide future development of the Shoreham Harbour area, taking advantage of its valuable location. It has tremendous potential for creating new jobs and building new homes, and we have the opportunity to open up access to this part of our seafront. Along with our colleagues in Adur we will set the ground rules to encourage developers to come forward with high quality plans to make the most of this site.”

Councillor Neil Parkin, leader of Adur District Council said:

“It’s good to see the hard work put in by the Shoreham Harbour Project Board consisting of Brighton & Hove City Council, Adur District Council, West Sussex County Council and Shoreham Port Authority is now getting closer to fruition. Residents in the locality are encouraged to give their views on this exciting project which will do much to regenerate a large area of this coastline including much needed homes for Adur.”

Once the consultation has been reviewed, the development brief will be updated prior to being adopted.