ePetition - Save Hove and Portslade Seafront
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Save Hove and Portslade Seafront
We live in challenging times and with the pandemic, social
distancing and general isolation, we more than ever need peaceful
spaces to recover from everyday stresses and negative news. For
many people, the Brighton and Hove seafront is the place to
recharge their batteries. However,
we have been observing an ever-faster deterioration of the seafront in recent years, especially the parts of Hove
While there are many issues for the area we live in what is of particular concern to us is the state of the seafront promenade. Once a beautiful and well-maintained public place that we could be proud of, it has been deteriorating rapidly because of general neglect.
The railings, benches, shelters are eaten away by corrosion and are becoming increasingly dangerous. Bits and pieces are breaking off in front of our eyes, layers upon layers of paint are peeling off. Yes, times are hard, however, how come the Brighton part of the seafront (railings, benches, fences) looks decent and Hove and Portslade are falling apart, literally? Even our beautiful landmark, the Peace Statue is surrounded by corroded fencing and crumbling concrete.
Brighton seafront railings are in a good condition, well
maintained, but once you walk west of the Peace Statue, the state
of the railings is appalling. This is not just a visual issue, but
broken off railings also pose dangers to passers-by, particularly
Started by: Andrea Lewis
This ePetition ran from 25/07/2020 to 27/01/2021 and has now finished.
1112 people signed this ePetition.
The petition will be presented to Full Council on 28th January 2021.