Major projects in the city

Get information on major development work in progress in the city.

The information below and the major projects planning map act as a guide to the sites with the potential to bring forward significant development to assist the city in meeting its current and future strategic land use needs; highlighting which site specific documents and information are available to assist in each site’s development process.


1 London Road (central), Brighton

London Road Central Masterplan SPD10 2009


2 Lewes Road (Preston Barracks and University of Brighton), Brighton
Redevelopment of the council owned 2.2 hectare brownfield site to create a mixed use development that will encourage regeneration in this part of the city.
Preston Barracks Development Site Schedule 2012
Preston Barracks Regeneration Scheme update and Planning Brief


Edward Street Quarter, Brighton
A development of the land to the north of Amex House to build the new headquarters building for American Express. The current development forms the first phase of a masterplan that will in the future take in new development on the site of the old Amex House.
Edward Street Development Site Schedule 2012


4 Brighton Station Gateway, Brighton
Brighton Station Gateway update


5 King Alfred/RNR site, Hove
To secure the long-term replacement of the outdated sports facilities currently on offer at the King Alfred Leisure Centre.  This to include consideration of options for the wider regeneration of the King Alfred site.
King Alfred redevelopment details 
King Alfred Development Site Schedule 2012


6 Vantage Point and Circus Parade, Brighton
Vantage Point Development Site Schedule 2012


7 New England House, Brighton
To establish a future vision for New England House as a large scale, high profile and visible managed business centre focused on the digital media and creative industries. 
New England House Development Site Schedule 2012


8 Longley Industrial Estate, 4 – 6 New England Street, Brighton
Trade Warehousing, Longley Industrial Estate Development Site Schedule 2012


9 Lively Cities Project, Providence Place Gardens/Ann Street, Brighton
Lively Cities Project


10 New England Quarter, Brighton
Brighton Station / New England Quarter Update


11 Open Market, Brighton
To redevelop the Open Market to create an exciting mixed use development combining a new modern market offering a diverse retail offer and promoting fresh, healthy food and local producers with affordable housing, arts based workshops and a venue for street art and entertainment. The new market will be operated on a not for profit basis for the benefit of the community and contribute to the wider regeneration of the London Road area.
Open Market Update


12 Brighton Marina, Brighton
In 2006 planning permission was granted for a major mixed use development in the Outer Harbour (for Brunswick Developments), involving a new engineered platform structure over the Spending Beach and West Quay and 853 flats, commercial and community uses in 11 buildings ranging from 6-40 storeys. The development has started and this is a ‘live’ permission.
In 2010, after a planning inquiry, an Inspector dismissed an appeal against the council’s decision to refuse planning permission for a major mixed use scheme to redevelop the Inner Harbour, involving six sites and 1,294 new flats.
Brighton Marina planning applications 
Brighton Marina Masterplan Planning Advice Note 2008


13 Black Rock, Brighton
New procurement exercise to start in 2013 following research and feasibility work with the Project Board to agree procurement route and overarching objectives for a new project.
Black Rock Update


14 West Pier / i360, Brighton
The construction of a 175m high observation tower will offer visitors views for 25 miles along the south coast. A visitor centre, restaurant and exhibition space on the site of the root end of the West Pier will also form part of the attraction.
i360 Update


15 Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton
Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton


16 Patcham Court Farm, Brighton
Patcham Court Farm Development Site Schedule 2012


17 Gasworks Kemptown (adjacent to the Marina), Brighton
Gasworks Development Site Schedule 2012


18 Brighton Centre, Brighton


Options are being considered to review the future of the Convention Centre which include: Retaining plans to progress a new-build centre if a fully funded scheme can be achieved within the next few months OR a refurbishment of the current centre. The new build option would provide a new centre which would be delivered as part of an integrated redevelopment of the wider area incorporating the existing Churchill Square shopping centre, cinema and parking.
Brighton Centre update


19 Cheapside (land adjacent to Britannia House), Brighton
To be confirmed.


20 Cheapside: Blackman Street – Whitecross Street Corner, Brighton
To be confirmed


21 Hollingdean Depot, Brighton
Hollingdean Development Site Schedule 2012


22 Park House, Hove
Park House Planning Brief 2011


23 Circus Street, Brighton
The proposal for the site, dubbed 'Grow Brighton' is to build a high-quality sustainable mixed use development providing a new university library and teaching space for the University of Brighton; employment space, from corporate office down to move on space and managed workspace for the creative industries; residential units, student accommodation, ancillary retail and a state of the art dance studio for South East Dance.
Circus Street Municipal Market update


24 Woollards Field, Brighton
Woollards Field Development Site Schedule 2012


25 The Keep, Brighton
The Keep is a major partnership project between East Sussex County Council, Brighton & Hove City Council and the University of Sussex that will deliver a new state-of-the-art historical resource centre. The new Centre will represent the next generation of archive buildings in the UK in line with the Government's Archives Policy.
The Keep update


Other development projects

Community Stadium
The construction of a 22,500 capacity stadium for Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club together with supporting infrastructure, 2,000 meters squared of education accommodation and facilities for conferences, meetings and events.

Jubilee Street Redevelopment
Jubilee Library completed March 2005. Wider redevelopment completed 2006.

Permanent Traveller Site
Project undertaken to manage site selection, delivery of consents and build out of a new permanent traveller site providing 16 permanent pitches for traveller families with local links.

Released Land at Falmer
The long term redevelopment of the former Falmer School land that was not required for the Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA).

Ultrafast Broadband
The city council has submitted a bid to DCMS under the second phase of the Super-Connected Cities Programme to roll out delivery of ultrafast broadband and wireless internet across a contiguous area at the heart of the city.

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