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A trench dug as part of the archeological investigations.

Visitor centre behind schedule and over budget

Construction of the new visitor centre in Hastings Country Park is not going well. The project is running well behind schedule and costs have risen substantially. In fact, after looking closely at the relevant regulations as well as the council’s own recent references to the matter, Bernard McGinley concludes that planning permission has lapsed. Photos by Bernard McGinley.

Old visitors' centre

Inferior version of Visitor Centre approved for Hastings Country Park

It took 11 minutes for Hastings Borough Council to decide that its application for a Visitor Centre was entirely acceptable. Bernard McGinley finds that you don’t need a sewage engineer to know which way the wind blows.

current vc 600

A room with a view to lowering standards

Severe modifications are being proposed to the unbuilt visitor centre in Hastings Country Park. Will the new design benefit the Country Park? Bernard McGinley takes a wild guess, and finds the application still wanting.

The Hastings Country Park visitor centre which the council plans to replace.

In favour of the new visitor centre

HOT reader and Country Park enthusiast Andy Lee takes issue with what he feels are some misleading impressions given in a recent article on developments in the park.

Posted 09:56 Monday, Mar 16, 2015 In: Home Ground Tags: , , , ,
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