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The 17 and 18 Seafield Rd sub-divisions into anything are, were and remain ILLEGAL

23.2.17…..It is surprising to read the Decision and Report concerning applications for Certificates of Lawfulness to turn a load of bedsits with shared facilities into self contained units (for possible use by West Pier Project clients); surprising too that it … Continue reading

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Gaming the planners irresponsibly: a case example of what Developers get up to.

12.1.17…..I have tried, in my waving little tall poppy way, to defend the planning system and the beleaguered planning officers from time to time when developers bemoan them as obstructive and unfair….when they are NOT.   In the main, I do … Continue reading

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Developer explains King Alfred delay in a letter published in the Argus

4.10.16…..Last Friday, 30th September, the Argus lead letter was from Rob Starr, Chairman of The Starr Trust – one half of the development team, with Crest Nicholson, chosen by Brighton & Hove City Council to redevelop the King Alfred site.  … Continue reading

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Brighton & Hove City Council Conservation Strategy

15.6.2016…..A Conservation Strategy first agreed in 2003 was given an overhaul and reviewed in the wake of the Government’s National Planning Policy Framework change to the planning system.  The reviewed Conservation Strategy was agreed at Economic Development and Culture on … Continue reading

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Brighton & Hove City Council Licensing Policies and guidance for the vexed!

15.6.2016…..Licensing covers a number of different things, from events to the control of opening hours and the sale of alcohol. Licensing issues flare up from time to time in this night-time economy environment, both for beleaguered residents and for those … Continue reading

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