Tag Archives: KING ALFRED

King Alfred….coffee with Rob Starr to straighten out a few facts

14.3.18…..It had been some time since I sat down with Rob Starr and Bill Murray over lunch to look at plans and talk about his King Alfred scheme which I  wrote up here at the time.  The Development Agreement is … Continue reading

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Public money is to be thrown at the Starr Trust/Crest Nicholson King Alfred scheme

01.02.18…..Today Brighton & Hove News has been first up to announce that the application for £10m towards funding the affordable housing element of the Starr Trust/Crest Nicholson scheme has been not only successful, but increased to £15m.  This grant is … Continue reading

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King Alfred redevelopment…..gone really quiet, huh?

19.1.18…..The rumour mill has its stories on this one.  But what are the observable facts about what is happening and to be expected? By the end of 2017 a couple of significant moves had been made.  The Starr Trust parted … Continue reading

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King Alfred. Rumours; questions; with answers from the Horse’s Mouth

01.01.2017…..A tantalising comment appeared in one of Tim Ridgway’s weekly Argus columns which hinted at a Crest Nicholson attempt to get numbers of flats increased at the expense of Starr Trust community space.  That told me a Karis, Mark 2, … 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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