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• NOVEMBER 2017 •

ON A ROLL Ben Cheal, Roffey Homes MD, on why a local lad was determined to redevelop the former Aquarena site in Worthing seafront.

LET THE LIGHT IN

The £3.5m renovation plan to transform Worthing Museum and Art Gallery into a centre of excellence.

Teville Gate: Council acts Multi-storey set to be demolished as project gets a kick-start.

YOUR UPDATE ON DEVELOPMENTS ACROSS ADUR AND WORTHING


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CONTENTS

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COVER STORY: ON A ROLL Goodbye Aquarena, Hello Bayside; a sit down interview with Ben Cheal, the MD of Roffey Homes.

WELCOME An intro from Brian Boggis & Kevin Jenkins.

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COVER STORY: TEVILLE GATE: THE COUNCIL ACTS New owners Mosaique pledge to deliver plans for the site by November 2017.

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ADUR CIVIC CENTRE Green light for major Shoreham office development.

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AIMING HIGH The proposal from Southern Housing Group for the area known as Free Wharf.

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NEW MONKS FARM A decision on one of the largest regeneration projects in Adur.

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SEAFRONT SHELTERS Development of the seafront at Worthing is set to take another leap forward.

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COVER STORY: LET THE LIGHT IN The bold £3.5m renovation plan to transform Worthing Museum and Art Gallery into a centre of excellence.

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ADUR TIDAL WALLS The work continues...

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ADUR; THE LATEST DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

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WORTHING; THE LATEST DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS Artist impression of Bayside Apartments . ©Roffey Homes


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WELCOME BY BRIAN BOGGIS AND KEVIN JENKINS

Brian Boggis, Adur's Exec member for Regeneration.

Hello and welcome to the first ever edition

Kevin Jenkins, Worthing's Exec member for Regeneration. Welcome to this first edition of Building AW.

of Building AW. Worthing is emerging as one of the most Just looking at the projects featured in this

exciting destinations on the south coast.

edition and it is clear that the towns and villages across the district are about to begin an exciting new chapter.

With a growing reputation as a place to live and work, a new generation of investors,

Major redevelopment schemes such as the Tidal Walls scheme in Shoreham and other

start-up businesses and young families are discovering what makes Worthing great.

major residential and business development plans identified in the Adur District Plan are

Worthing Borough Council has been

very much in the public eye at the moment

developing a new vision for how the town

and have the potential to bring increasing investment and prosperity to the district.

We are also keen to maximise the use of our own council assets to drive regeneration forward, as you will see from the projects currently underway on the old Civic Centre site in Shoreham.

will continue to be transformed in the future.

Creating a sense of place in the heart of the town, improving the public realm and infrastructure, developing the retail and hospitality experience and growing the tourism offer is vital to this vision.

However, we remain conscious of our obligations to retain the individual

I hope you enjoy this magazine which will

character and traditions of the various parts

bring you up to speed with some of the

of our District. The preservation of the Iconic “Luxor� Cinema frontage in Lancing illustrates this commitment.

exciting projects that are underway here.


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GOODBYE AQUARENA, HELLO BAYSIDE! To kick off the Building AW magazine, we

The most obvious thing about the site is

did a sit down interview with Ben Cheal, the

that it is right on the seafront promenade

managing director of Roffey Homes, about

with all the opportunities that brings.

why he is so determined to redevelop the former Aquarena site in Worthing seafront.

It is also a gateway site for Worthing in terms of people coming in from the east

Hi Ben, thanks for talking to us about your plans for the former Aquarena site.

which means the development will be very important for the town.

First question: why take this project on?

Another thing that perhaps many people

Roffey Homes has got a lot of experience

are not aware of is that it and the town sit

of developing prime seafront sites in

almost at the apex of a bay stretching

Worthing. For us we could always see that

round to Beachy Head and that is where

the site could be a fantastic location for

our name for the development, Bayside

the major redevelopment.

Apartments, comes from.

Artist impression of Bayside Apartments ©Roffey Homes Ltd


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Why has this been so important to you as an individual? I have grown up in the town and am the fourth generation of the Cheal family to be building in the town going back to the late 19th Century. I’m very proud of that heritage and proud of what my family have built in the town.

I try to develop sites that will provide an excellent new building and improving the location, showing that we care about the architecture and the town; one that will hopefully be cherished for many years to come.

Why did you settle on the design, particularly in building high? A lot of thought went into our designs and our architect, Allies & Morrison, have created a design that is ‘of Worthing’, with many contemporary design features

Tell us about the history of your family building in the town…

reflecting details seen on historic buildings in the town.

It started with my great-grandfather who built a number of single properties in the

All of us involved in the scheme felt that 15

town. Then my grandfather was one of the

storeys worked well for the site, taking

first people to build apartment blocks in the

account of its gateway location and the

town. Then since I joined we have moved

local policy for the site talking about a

that on, with buildings such as the Warnes

taller element being possible. It’s plain

and The Beach Residences on Worthing seafront.

What do you think your relatives would think of your plans for the former Aquarena site? I think they would be very proud of it. They were all very forward thinking, particularly in

that the location makes it very unique, being right on the seafront.

That’s why we came up with the name Bayside as it is a name that gives a sense of place. It will be a place that we see being used a lot, not just by residents there’s a lot of public realm, there is a

creating apartment blocks for people of all incomes. I think they would be keen for Worthing to be seen as a town progressing forward with developments such as the

public cafe and we’re integrating the existing elements of the promenade and leisure centre with the new building.

Aquarena.

I think it symbolises a catalyst for a change in the town - it will be a very visible sign that things are happening here.

"I THINK IT SYMBOLISES A CATALYST FOR A CHANGE IN THE TOWN"


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How will you make sure the development blends in with the current architecture on the seafront?

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Then we start demolishing the building in November, with the aim of finishing that by the end of the year. We are looking to start

I’m very aware that our development

on site in January with the whole scheme

should be seen to take Worthing forward

complete within three years.

and cementing it’s place as a seaside town, a place where people want to be. A

What will it mean to see it demolished?

lot of people need to understand that

Like many people in the town I learned to

certain elements of the town need to

swim in that pool and I have fond

progress and adapt to the changing

memories of that building. However, it’s

demand, not only from the people living

long past it’s sell by date and decision to

here but also visitors too.

demolish it was taken long before I got involved.

For instance, it was really important when we did the Beach Residence development

I do not see it as a building that people

that we went for a contemporary

will reminisce about, they can keep those

architecture in an area that was largely

memories even with the building gone. I

built 100 years ago. On that scheme we

hope what people will see in its place is a

were really careful to make sure it fit in

building which is really beneficial to the

with the listed properties either side,

town and really beneficial to the whole

making sure that windows sizes were

neighbourhood and wider community.

reflected.

I think the development has been really well received and shows what can be done in the town and that it can succeed. That will be the same with Bayside. The detail and the architecture will be very clear, reflecting the past of Worthing but with a sense of the 21st Century coming through.

What are the next steps for you with the site? We took control of the site in early September and we have since been carrying out the removal of asbestos from the site.

"THE DETAIL AND THE ARCHITECTURE WILL BE VERY CLEAR, REFLECTING THE PAST OF WORTHING BUT WITH A SENSE OF THE 21ST CENTURY COMING THROUGH."


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Did you ever think you would get to this point? It’s been a very long process; from start to finish it has been some six years. My personal feeling is that the first scheme was exceptional.

But I think that when we made the decision to change architect and start again that was

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"WE WILL BE ABLE TO SHOW PEOPLE, BOTH THOSE AGAINST AND THOSE WHO BACKED US, THAT WHAT WE ARE DOING IS RIGHT."

the right thing as it showed that we were listening and had learned from the first one.

deliver a development here that’s going to be successful for the town because of

We have worked very hard around getting the

our good local connections, because I

message over about the benefits of this

was born and bred here and because

building for the town. I believe that we did

what we were planning for the site was

change the views of some of those initially

for the future of the town.

opposed. It’s not been easy at all but that’s part of It is only through delivering an exceptional

the whole process. Throughout the whole

building that we will be able to show people,

process there has been a huge amount of

both those against and those who backed us,

support from a full spectrum of people in

that what we are doing is right.

the town: whether that’s youngsters through to those who have retired.

Have you ever thought of stepping away? In 10 years I have never thought of backing

That support has pushed us forward to

away. I could always see that we could

continue.

Why should people invest in Worthing? What Worthing has is very obvious attractions for people visiting and living here. It’s location between the sea and the Downs; it’s close to Brighton, close to London and a major airport; and it also has room to grow.

Artist impression of Bayside Apartments ©Roffey Homes Ltd


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TEVILLE GATE After years of waiting, work on regenerating

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Shortly after, site owners Mosaique revealing new plans for the site, a scheme which it is now calling Station Square.

Interest in a public consultation on the scheme held earlier this month was high, with hundreds of people having their say on the new proposal.

Worthing’s Teville Gate site is finally moving forward - with Worthing Borough Council leading the way.

A planning application is expected in the new year.

The plot between Worthing Station and the town

After the latest announcement Cllr Kevin Jenkins,

centre has been largely derelict for close to a

Worthing Borough Council’s Executive Member for

decade with a number of private owners

Regeneration, said: “We welcome this

developers unable to bring a viable scheme

announcement from Mosaique and look forward to

forward.

seeing their initial plans for this key gateway to Worthing.

Determined to push forward the regeneration, in September, Worthing Borough Council announced its decision to seek

£1.5 million to fund the

“As a council we remain committed to following through on our plan to demolish the existing multi-

demolition of the multi-storey car park on the site

storey car park which we believe will act as a

for which it holds the long term lease.

catalyst for the wider development for the Teville Gate site and we hope that Mosaique will see this

As well as replacing the multi-storey with a ground

as an opportunity for them to demolish the other

level car park space it was hoped the decision

buildings on the site."

would act as a catalyst for development on the rest of the site.

"A CATALYST FOR WIDER DEVELOPMENT..." Cllr Kevin Jenkins. Worthing's Exec member for Regeneration

Teville Gate Car Park ©Adur & Worthing Councils


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ADUR CIVIC CENTRE NOW FULLY DEMOLISHED For years it was home to hundreds of town hall

a four-storey office building on the land next to

staff. But now Adur District Council is using the

the railway (pictured bottom).

former local authority HQ to drive forward regeneration in Shoreham.

Planning permission was granted in November with construction set to start in the new year.

Those of passing the Ham Road site will have noticed that the former red-bricked Adur Civic

The building will be used by a local company as

Centre has now been fully demolished.

an office headquarters, safeguarding jobs in the local area for future years.

Architects are preparing feasibility schemes for the main site and it is anticipated that the site will be marketed in the New Year with the aim of finding a redevelopment partner to create homes and commercial space on the site.

Across the road, real progress has been made on the former Civic Centre car park.Â

Teams from Adur District Council have worked with consultants to draw up plans for

Artist's impression of the new private office development in Ham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea


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AIMING HIGH

The development also includes 2,707sqm of commercial floorspace on the ground floor to include retail, cafes and restaurants and business space; 512 parking spaces, of which 438 will be for residents; and reconstruction of the river wall.

This is the first look at plans for 540 new homes Buildings will range from one to nine storeys in

on Shoreham Harbour front.

height. The proposal from Southern Housing Group is for the area known as Free Wharf in Brighton Road,

Developers also say they will create mooring

opposite the former Adur Civic Centre.

pontoons on the river and an observation platform at the end of Humphrey’s Gap; provide a riverside pedestrian/cycle route; and install 596 cycle parking spaces.

A public consultation on the proposal ran early this autumn with a decision due to be taken by planning committee early next year.

Search for AWDM/1497/17 on our website to see the plans. Or visit the developer’s website: www.freewharf.info

Artist impressions of he Free Wharf site © Southern Housing Group


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NEW MONKS FARM A decision on one of the largest regeneration projects in Adur is set to be made early next year.

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The application for the site is 1,200 pages long. It includes plans for: 250 residential dwellings (full application) 350 residential dwellings (outline application) 32,900sqm of IKEA store (outline) Relocation of travellers site with an additional two pitches (full) New A27 Roundabout at Sussex Pad junction, with associated access roads (full)

The proposal for New Monks Farm, the site

28 hectares of Country Park (full)

located between the east of the Mash Barn

Two football pitches for Brighton & Hove

estate and to the north of Brighton & Hove

Albion training ground (full)

Albion's training ground and next to Shoreham Airport, could see the creation of 600 homes, a

School and community hub (outline)

school, 28-hectare country park and a 35,000 sqm flagship Ikea store.

The residential part of the plan will include 30% affordable homes, which is in line with Adur

Consultation on the plan has run throughout

District Council's housing policy.

summer with hundreds of people having their say. The roundabout is not intended to deal with Planners will need to weigh up the benefits of the

existing congestion on the A27, which is the

scheme in terms of jobs, new homes and

responsibility of Highways England.

economic development with the impact on the local environment, heritage and infrastructure.

If approved, developers believe work could start

Councillors sitting on Adur District Council’s

on the site by 2019.Â

planning committee will then make a decision.


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SEAFRONT SHELTERS

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"THIS DEVELOPMENT AND THAT AT THE STEYNE GARDENS SHELTER TO BE GAME CHANGERS"

Development of the seafront at Worthing is set to take another leap forward after a leading French

West Buildings and a second at Steyne

restaurant group was given the go ahead to convert

Gardens on the other side of the pier out to

the shelter opposite West Buildings.

tender had resulted in high quality applications.

Bistrot Pierre is the successful bidder for a long term lease for the shelter and wants to convert and

He said: “This was a strong field of applicants

expand it into a state-of-the-art restaurant

and I am delighted Bistrot Pierre has won

overlooking the beach.

through with a first class submission. There's more to be done but I look forward to seeing

Developer Nextcolour Ltd will build the restaurant for Bistrot Pierre. Nextcolour Ltd has just finished developing a locally well received waterfront destination on the Mumbles in Swansea Bay which is also home to Bistrot Pierre among others.

Full plans for Worthing are not yet ready and the scheme will be out to public consultation ahead of it going for planning permission.

their plans for the site and am sure they will bring forward a high-quality design given what they have produced elsewhere in the country.

“As a council we are determined to drive through significant improvements to our seafront offer. We will not sit still but want to modernise our offer while not forgetting its traditional delights.

Worthing Borough Council's Executive Member for Regeneration, Cllr Kevin Jenkins said he was

“I expect this development and that at the

delighted the process to put both the shelter at

Steyne Gardens shelter to be game changers.”


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ADUR TIDAL WALLS Work on the Adur Tidal Walls scheme which will

On the east bank, work on the flood defence

reduce thousands of homes from flooding in

between Star Gap and Oyster Quay is nearly

Shoreham and Lancing continues to rattle along.

finished. Work at the Bridge Inn and Toll House is expected to start later this year.

Many of you will have noticed activity going on in the area relating to this

£32 million project,

Further up the river, parts of the Downs Link is

whether it is barges on the river, cranes carrying

expected to reopen by the end of the year as

out piling work or the temporary closure of the

remodelling of the earthworks is complete. The

Downs Link cycle route.

section of defence closest to the railway bridge will be completed once Network Rail finish maintenance

The Environment Agency is working with Coast to

to the bridge.

Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council

On the west bank, work along the river is ongoing

on the scheme.

from Shoreham Fort along to the stretch near the airport.

When complete, it will reduce the risk of flooding to over 2,300 homes and 169 commercial properties by significantly improving the standard of existing tidal defences in the town.

The Environment Agency has a visitor centre located in Beach Green car park in Shoreham with members of the public

The Environment Agency is working in seven of

welcome from 12pm to 5pm.

the 10 reaches along the River Adur.

Alternatively you can email: angela.spinks@mackley.co.uk or telephone 07703 452752


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WORTHING MUSEUM A bold new

£3.5m renovation plan to transform

Worthing Museum and Art Gallery into a centre of excellence doubling the number of visitors within three years has been unveiled.

Striking new proposals to completely open up the building and let “let the light pour in” will give the public access to the entire building and see many more artefacts on display.

Currently just 50 per cent of the building is accessible and only five per cent of the collection on display

The new plans by top architects Allies and Morrison were described as a “breathtaking transformation”.

"I AM COMPLETELY KNOCKED OUT BY THESE PROPOSALS." Cllr Diane Guest, Worthing's Exec member for Customer Service

New atrium on the ground floor


Worthing Borough Council’s Executive Member for Customer Services Cllr Heather Mercer said,

“I am completely knocked out by these

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proposals. They will transform the museum

Lottery Fund, Arts Council England

into a stunning space fit to be a jewel in the

and the Clore Duffield Foundation as

crown of our cultural offering.

well as a strategic partnership with private and public funders. Worthing

“Our culture department has great plans to fill

Borough Council is to pledge an

this new building with fantastic new displays

additional

£125k.

and exhibitions not of course forgetting some of the most popular existing items.”

Chief among the proposals could see the museum become a national centre for costume research, as it currently holds one of the most significant collections in the UK with more than 30,000 items most of which are stored due to lack of display space.

The

£3.5m cost of the development will

be secured through applications to Heritage 

Above: The Museum's ground floor spaces (in black) which are currently not accessible to the public.

Plan for the new café


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LUXOR & BEACH GREEN

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LUXOR Developers want renovate the landmark former bingo hall in the heart of Lancing, restoring it to it’s 1930s glory.

WHAT'S NEW? A proposal to convert it into 12 flats and a ground-floor shop was unanimously approved by the authority's planning committee in October. This was on the condition that the building's facade and the Luxor name be maintained. The iconic Luxor sign will also be restored. BEACH GREEN Adur District Council struck a deal in March with internationally-renowned firm Boxpark, working in conjunction with Big Beach Cafe in Hove Lagoon, to create a new community cafe at the derelict toilet block in Shoreham’s Beach Green.

WHAT'S NEW? An exclusivity agreement has been signed between the local authority and the Boxpark team. Plans are being developed which will be presented early next year. Boxpark's initial plans for the Shoreham Beach Green site


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AOAC & ROPETACKLE NORTH

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ADUR OUTDOOR ACTIVITY CENTRE (AOAC) Located on the banks of the River Adur, the popular outdoor activity centre closed in 2015 when the operators went into voluntary liquidation.

In September, Adur District Council awarded a 15-year lease of the building to a partnership of two organisations - leading education charity United Learning and outdoor education specialists Adventure Lifesigns.

WHAT'S NEW? The centre is undergoing redecoration before reopening to schools and the wider community next year with activities such as climbing and water-sports available.

ROPETACKLE NORTH Hyde Housing bought the 2.69 hectare site north of the railway bridge along the River Adur in Shoreham in July 2015. Planning permission has been secured for 120 new, high quality homes, a focal point riverside cafĂŠ, a food convenience store and new flood defences along with a river walk.

WHAT'S NEW? Demolition of the current site was completed in 2016 and construction is due to commence early 2018. The Adur Outdoor Activity Centre


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KINGSTON WHARF

KINGSTON WHARF & SOMPTING

Hyde Housing is behind plans to redevelop the site in Shoreham Harbour near Shoreham Lighthouse. It is currently home to Stamco and Day Aggregates.

WHAT'S NEW? Detailed plans were presented to the public in September. The proposal included an eastern residential area of up to 209 homes over ten storeys; and a western commercial area, which would be home to an Aldi supermarket and riverfront cafe. The new owners of the site are expecting to submit a planning application for the redevelopment of the site early next year. SOMPTING Plans to create 520 homes on land west of Sompting were presented to the public in September. Persimmon Homes and the Sompting Estate Trustees are behind the proposals which is on land earmarked for development in the Adur Local Plan.

Proposed development at Kingston Wharf ©Hyde Housing

WHAT'S NEW? Developers hope to submit a planning application to Adur District Council this Autumn. The proposed application will consist of a hybrid application, which will include an outline application for the full site, and a detailed application for the first 100 new homes.


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LANCING FLATS & SOUTHWICK SHOPPING

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SUNBEAM FLATS, LANCING The Sunbeam apartments are a collection of 32 modern two and three-bedroom homes, situated only a stone’s throw from the seafront in Lancing.

WHAT'S NEW? Work on the flats is ongoing with a crane moving on site in early November. Developer Roffey Homes said: “Sunbeam forms part of Lancing’s ongoing regeneration and will provide owners with homes they can truly be proud of.” FREE PARKING, SOUTHWICK Anyone visiting the town's precinct on Saturdays will be able to park for free thanks to Adur District Council. It comes after listening to traders in the area who said that an increase in car park tariffs approved last year had coincided with a drop in footfall in the area.

The Sunbeam Apartments, Lancing © Roffey Homes Ltd

WHAT'S NEW? From now until the end of the year, the local authority has agreed to waive the fees in the Southwick Square off-road car park on Saturdays. This means there will be no charge for those visiting on key shopping days throughout the autumn and the run-up to Christmas.


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UNION PLACE & DECOY FARM

UNION PLACE Worthing Borough Council is leading regeneration plans for Union Place in the town centre, which includes a multiplex cinema, residential apartments and restaurants.

WHAT'S NEW? The Council is continuing to work with the owner of the site to progress a mixed use scheme incorporating the High Street surface car park incorporating a multiplex cinema, restaurants and residential apartments. Funding from the LEP is helping to facilitate the development. DECOY FARM The 7.7 hectare site off Dominion Way in east Worthing used to be a landfill site. It is designated for employment use, with the hope of creating space for existing firms within the local area to relocate.

Union Place

WHAT'S NEW? The Council has appointed specialist consultants to assess the best strategy to bring the contaminated site back into use and list off-site highway improvements to redevelop the site for industrial purposes.Â


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GRAFTON CAR PARK

GRAFTON CAR PARK & GIGABIT

Grafton multi-storey car park occupies a prominent location between the retail town centre and the historic seafront. This key location is dominated by a 1960’s multistorey car park that is coming to the end of its useful life.

Worthing Borough Council has previously marketed the site with outline permission for a broad range of uses, inviting proposals for everything from hotels, to ice-rinks, museums and new homes. However, given the complexity of the site, developers have not been able to deliver a viable development.

WHAT'S NEW? The council has applied for funding to progress the redevelopment of this prominent seafront site GIGABIT Adur & Worthing Councils is working with West Sussex County Council to bring full fibre technology - which provides data at speeds approaching one gigabit per second - to public services across the area. Businesses, schools and hospitals in the pilot area will be the first to try out the technology.

Worthing's Grafton Car Park

WHAT'S NEW? West Sussex, with Adur and Worthing at the forefront, was chosen as one of six areas in the UK to try out the country's fastest broadband by the government in September. Work on developing the plan continues behind the scenes.


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TOWN HALL CAR PARK & SHELLEY ROAD

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WORTHING TOWN HALL CAR PARK In a bid to make best use of its land and improve the quality of care received by patients, Worthing Borough Council is developing a proposal to create a one-stop hub on part of the town hall car park in Stoke Abbott Road. The

£18.5 million plan

could see brand new facilities providing primary care, such as GP surgeries, alongside community care services, which includes mental health provision, social care and clinical nurses.

WHAT'S NEW? The council agreed to push ahead with the plan in October and is negotiating a development agreement with health partners. Once signed, a public consultation exercise will be undertaken next Spring prior to a planning application being submitted later in the year. SHELLEY ROAD CARE HOME Sussex Clinic wants to replace their existing care home in Shelley Road with a bigger, more modern facility. Those behind the scheme claim it will provide an "exciting and innovative building of quality" which will provide care for the elderly, fragile and vulnerable.

Worthing Town Hall Car Park, Stoke Abbott Road

WHAT'S NEW? Worthing Borough Council’s planning committee unanimously approved the proposal for a 62bedroom contemporary replacement in early November with work expected to start shortly.


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WEST DURRINGTON & FULBECK AVENUE

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WEST DURRINGTON The West Durrington Consortium – made up of Heron, Taylor Wimpey and Persimmon Homes – is behind the plans for more than 1,000 homes along with a community centre and extensions to local medical facilities.

WHAT'S NEW? Work is progressing on the construction of 700 dwellings. An application for the Community Centre has recently been submitted and will be considered in the New Year. The planning application for 240 dwellings (Phase II) will be going to Committee on the 6th December 2017. 

FULBECK AVENUE Worthing Borough Council own 2 hectares of disused land near in West Durrington located just off Fulbeck Avenue. The Council plans to bring it forward for over 40 homes suitable for first time buyers and families. 30% of the homes will be affordable.

WHAT'S NEW? Work is underway to assess the potential of the site, including the number of homes, access, and architecture. If everything goes to plan, a planning application will be submitted by March 2018.


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