Surrey Street Whilst the loss of a retail unit at No.23 might be regretted in a location so near to Brighton station, the proposal to convert this redundant shop to a studio flat is to be welcomed because it would greatly improve the appearance of this part of […]
Jim Gowan’s West Hill Watch Raising the roof! This is not about wild parties in the West Hill Hall but about the number of planning applications seeking to increase accommodation on top of existing buildings in the conservation area, often by adding an extra storey.
28 GUILDFORD ROAD A planning application for this property has been considered by the Conservation Advisory Group which recommended approval. The two storey house on the corner of Guildford Road and Clifton Street was a dog grooming parlour for many years and had, before that, been a shop. […]
Jim Gowan’s West Hill Watch . . Buckingham Road Development The former Council day centre at the corner of Buckingham Road and Upper Gloucester Road is proposed for re-development as four large town houses and 20 apartments. A planning application has not yet been submitted but a presentation […]