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Science-on-Sea: a flagship proposal for the Town Deal

Science-on-Sea is Hastings Urban Design Group’s proposal for the Town Deal, taking advantage of the town’s many connections with the sea. The cultural and scientific hub and visitor attraction would be centred on the redundant St Leonards church building on the sea front. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 19:07 Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: Hastings Urban Design Group Nick Terdre Science-on-Sea St Leonards church Town Deal

Large turn-out for area action plan walkabouts

Walkabouts of the town centre and White Rock in connection with the council’s Area Action Plan attracted large numbers of interested residents. A further walkabout is planned for this weekend, while the deadline for submitting comments on the plan is this coming Monday. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:34 Friday, Sep 21, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: area action plan Hastings Urban Design Group Julia Hilton

Plan to shape Hastings’ future out for comment

The future shape of the town centre and White Rock/Bohemia is in the air following publication by the council of a draft area action plan, which is now out to consultation. To help residents get a grip of what is being proposed, Hastings Urban Design Group will hold two walkabouts of the areas in question. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 16:44 Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: AAP area action plan consultation Hastings Urban Design Group Nick Terdre Tim Jemison walkabout

Hastings Harbour: a local authority development control officer’s views

HOT’s Chandra Masoliver talks to retired local authority development control officer, Chris Lewcock about his views on ‘democratic’ town planning and the Hastings Harbour Proposal.

Posted 10:39 Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Chandra Masoliver Chris Lewcock Council's Seafront Strategy Foreshore Trust Harbour Proposal Hastings harbour development Hastings Urban Design Group HUDG Liberal Democrats Local Enterprise Partnership Board Rock-a-Nore

Call for public debate on sports village proposal

Hastings Borough Council’s first discussion in cabinet of the sports village development proposed by Hastings United Football Club (HUFC) has been postponed to its March meeting. Meanwhile the council has been prompted to hold a public consultation on the project before making any premature commitment to it. Nick Terdre reports.

Affordable housing on Station Plaza scrapped

An application for removal of the affordable housing obligation in the Station Plaza development was approved with reluctance by the planning committee last week. The decision raises fears for the future of such housing in Hastings. Nick Terdre reports.

Changes to Park Beck application cause concern

Regal Care Homes and its developer, Penson have amended their proposal for an ’extra care home’ at 21 Upper Maze Hill, suggesting that this makes it more acceptable to local residents who objected to the original proposal. However, the planning department does not intend to test this claim by reconsulting. This is one of a number of concerns which have arisen over the handling of the amended proposal. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 10:01 Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: 21 Upper Maze Hill Bryan Jezeph Consultancy Burtons' St Leonards Society Chris Lewcock Hastings Urban Design Group Park Beck Regal Care Homes Victorian Society

Council draws fire over planning charges

Labour-dominated Hastings Borough Council has decided to introduce charges for planning queries, though it has not set a date for introducing them. The move has prompted a raft of criticism from other political parties and groups with interests in planning issues. Nick Terdre reports.

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