Tag Archives: Hove Library

Buildings are the clothes on a city’s back. They message what our values are, what we stand for.

13.04.18…..The Victorians and Edwardians built to reflect the confident swagger of Empire and ambitions for the prosperous future…..that’s over. But having those sturdy, built-to-last-forever reflections of a proud and important country, are still all over London (where they impress the … Continue reading

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Hove Library: new full planning application for basement to become a private nursery

13.04.18….This new application has been submitted but is not yet registered or out to consultation.  It is the Full Planning application to match the still under consideration Listed one.  Watch this space.  

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The wicked world of Delegated Decisions in Local Authorities

05.04.18…..Yesterday at the Planning Committee a somewhat cowed panel of councillors, along with a small contingent of Hove Library supporters and ward Cllr Andrew Wealls were put in their place and taught a very harsh lesson by Brighton & Hove … Continue reading

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A Hove Library Nursery. BHCC is just sneaking crap planning applications past the public now.

04.0.18….Most who read postings here rely on saveHOVE to keep them informed about planning applications, come to saveHOVE for advice and avoid involvement otherwise (apart from putting in consultation responses).  I have tried my hardest not to remain in this … Continue reading

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Hove Library decision rights usurped by BHCC officers, ensured it could not be refused

03.04.18….Following expiry of the advertised public consultation period (21 days for this). it has always been the case that officers are then free to decide an application from that point on under delegated powers if there are fewer than 5 … Continue reading

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