Toad's Hole Valley Supplementary Planning Document

People and organisations from Brighton & Hove can now have their say on the draft planning guidance being prepared for the Toad's Hole Valley site.

This planning guidance, when adopted by the council, will be used to assess and determine future planning applications for the site.

The consultation is open from 27 February to 4 May (end of the day, at 12 midnight) 2017.

Responses received during consultation will help shape the final version of the Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). This will be presented to councillors for adoption at the council’s Economic Development & Culture Committee in June.

Download the consultation documents

Download the draft Supplementary Planning document (PDF 1.74MB) 

Download the draft Supplementary Plannning Document appendices (PDF 806KB).

Environmental assessment

A Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) was been carried out on the draft SPD. This assessed how the draft SPD could contribute towards achieving sustainable development.

The assessment is also part of the consultation.

Download the Strategic Environmental Assessment (1.48MB) 

Download the Strategic Environment Assessment Non-Technical Summary (PDF 192KB)

Visit our exhibition or view printed copies of the consultation documents

A printed copy of the consultation documents is available at

Hove Customer Service Centre

Jublilee Library 

Hove and Hangleton Libraries

Because of the size of the full SEA it's only available in print at Hangleton Library.


There will be a staffed exhibition on Saturday 18 March.

The exhibition will visit

  • Hangleton Community Centre from 10am to 1pm
  • St. Peter’s Church, West Blatchington from 1.30pm to 4.30pm

Panels from the exhibition will be available for viewing from 20 to 24 March at our Hove Customer Service Centre.

Download the exhibition panels (PDF 10MB) 

Getting involved and how to make comments

Everyone is invited to comment on the Draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).

We recommend that you send us your comments using our consultation portal.

This will help us handle comments quickly and efficiently.

Althernatively you can email or write to us.

If you would like to write to us the address is  

Policy, Projects and Heritage Team (THV SPD)
Brighton & Hove City Council
Room 101
Hove Town Hall
Norton Road

Early stakeholder consultation report

The Draft SPD has been shaped by an earlier round of consultation with stakeholders (known as the Issues and Options stage) undertaken in March-May 2016.

View and/or download the Stakeholder consultation report for Toad’s Hole Valley(942KB).