FOPA aims to monitor Planning and Listed Building Applications affecting our area, and will consider commenting on any that are contentious.
An interesting early photo of St John’s circa 1865 has been discovered by Richard Hawkes (FOPA Heritage)
This fascinating image from 1965 shows a proposal for altering the Adelaide ramps to accommodate road widening along Kingsway.
Local resident Julius Gwyer has captured some great drone footage and photos of the Crescent and Square.
Ernest Beal was Brighton’s only true born son of the Town to have been given the Victoria Cross, although be it posthumously, Her Majesty’s Government are supplying a commemorative paving stone to be laid at the War Memorial and after that the City is also unveiling a plaque to him at his birth place.
Work will be starting on a further section of the parapet wall on Monday 5th March for approximately 14 weeks.
Our local historian Richard Hawkes found an interesting item in the ‘Brighton and Hove Stuff’ shop on Western Road. A extract of the map of Brighton published in 1833 in the image.
The Grade 2 structure in Adelaide Crescent, which dates back to the 1830s, will be renovated to restore some of its rare and unique features.
EVENTS AT THE REGENCY TOWN HOUSE – JUNE / JULY
FOPA have been contacted about a watercolour painting of Adelaide Cresent that is currently for sale. The painting is titled ‘Hove’ by Charles H H Burleigh (15″ x 10″ actual picture and frame 21″ x 18″).