Plans for Priory Square Approved

Posted on February 7, 2008

Plans for a public square as part of the next phase of the development of Priory Quarter in Hastings town centre were approved on the 17th January 2008. Priory Square will open out from the new walkway linking Priory Street and Havelock Road, just South of the new Lacuna Place office development being created. Work on the square, to include trees and outdoor seating, will begin in Spring 2008 and is due to be completed by winter 2008/9. ...

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Minister Marks Creation of Hastings Business District & Announces £12M of Private Investment

Posted on December 4, 2007

Jonathan Shaw MP, Minister for the South East, visited Hastings yesterday to mark the creation, by economic development company Sea Space, of Priory Quarter as a vibrant new town centre business and education district - and to announce £12m of private sector investment from Allied Irish Bank. He commended the progress of the development, stating that he was impressed with the achievements of the public and private sector working in partnership. ...

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Plans for Priory Square Unveiled

Posted on November 15, 2007

A planning application for a public square, the next phase of the development of Priory Quarter in Hastings town centre, has been submitted by Sea Space, the local economic development company. The plans show the new Priory Square at the south end of Priory Street, next to the new Lacuna Place offices (currently under construction) and behind the Post Office. "The square would include a large water feature, seating and trees. It will be a ...

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New Quarter for Hastings Town Centre Gets Green Light

Posted on March 9, 2007

Plans to transform part of Hastings town centre with a new business and leisure district were given approval this week by councillors at a specially convened planning committee meeting. The outline planning application for Priory Quarter showed proposals for the Priory Street area, with suggested elements including new high quality offices, improved access to rail station, a multi-screen cinema, a 'land bridge', small public squares and ...

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Watch it Come Down Gap Site Clearance Under Way

Posted on October 31, 2006

Site clearance and preparatory works started today ahead of demolition to prepare the 'Gap Site' in Hastings' Havelock/Priory Street for the construction of the Lacuna Place office development. The preparations and demolition, commissioned by regeneration firm Sea Space, are being carried out by Syd Bishop & Sons - well known for the slogan "WATCH IT COME DOWN" printed machinery. Lacuna Place will be a high quality modern office ...

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Planning Approval for Hastings’ Town Centre Business Scheme

Posted on February 9, 2006

Planning approval has been granted to Hastings regeneration company Sea Space for a 9,300m2 business development in the heart of the town. The scheme is planned for the 'Gap Site' in Havelock Road/Priory Street, so-called as it has been largely open, derelict plot for over a decade. It is opposite the recently established University Centre Hastings. The development will be the first step towards realising a vision - developed through a six ...

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