Major Development Areas

Major Development Sites & Areas map BHCC (2018)

A number of locations are the subject of significant new built developments (with some environmental measures incorporated) in The Living Coast in 2018, including:

Preston Barracks, Brighton – a mixed use £150M development by U+I plc on 4 hectares of brownfield land to create a high-tech manufacturing ‘Central Research Laboratory’, 369 new homes, and new university buildings.

Circus Street, Brighton – redevelopment of the former municipal market site through a public-private partnership to build a sustainable mixed use development for completion in 2019, with new university facilities, 142 new homes, office and retail space and a SE Dance studio; environmental elements include green walls, green roofs, 78 new trees and allotments for food growing.

Toads Hole Valley, Hangleton – a 37 hectare greenfield site on the urban fringe for future proposed development, with planning policy guidance for 700+ homes, significant new employment space and a new school also.

Shoreham Harbour – major regeneration initiative under the Joint Area Action Plan for brownfield land to be redeveloped across multiple sites as sustainable mixed-use schemes to deliver 1400 new homes and significant new employment space alongside the working port, together with environmental improvements according to a green infrastructure strategy.

North Street Quarter, Lewes – redevelopment of riverside ex-industrial brownfield land to build 400 new homes, plus business space and community facilities; environmental elements include new SUDS

Town Centre, Newhaven – plans for a £38M mixed-use regeneration scheme as part of the Newhaven Enterprise Zone, including new commercial space and 90 new homes; green urban landscaping measures are proposed