Rejuvenation plans

The Black Rock rejuvenation project will greatly improve the environment and infrastructure of the eastern seafront.

It will also provide upgrades that will promote greener travel and improve connectivity between the eastern seafront, Black Rock and Brighton Marina.

The council is leading the scheme with funding from Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership.

This website includes the latest information on how the scheme is progressing and detailed information about the improvements we're making.

Phase one


The scheme will feature:

  • improved connectivity between the eastern seafront and Brighton Marina
  • a new play area and a seafront classroom
  • highways upgrades, helping to promote green travel
  • improved biodiversity and a new ecology trail and beach boardwalk
  • renovated historic buildings (The Old Reading Room and Temple)
  • clearing invasive shrubs to allow native species to return
  • new public toilets
  • temporary pump track and sports court
  • public art
  • a new sea defence wall
  • preparing the Black Rock site for future redevelopment