Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee



Date:             21 June 2022

Time:             4.00pm

Venue:          Council Chamber, Hove Town Hall

Councillors: Davis (Joint Chair), Heley (Joint Chair), Lloyd (Deputy Chair), Wilkinson (Opposition Spokesperson), Nemeth (Group Spokesperson), Bagaeen, Fowler, Hills, Mcintosh and Platts


Contact:        John Peel

Democratic Services Officer

01273 291058













Agendas and minutes are published on the council’s website www.brighton-hove.gov.uk.  Agendas are available to view five working days prior to the meeting date.

Electronic agendas can also be accessed through our meetings app available through ModernGov: iOS/Windows/Android


This agenda and all accompanying reports are printed on recycled paper


Date of Publication - Monday, 13 June 2022



Part One                                                                                                                                       Page








1          Procedural Business



(a)         Declarations of Substitutes:  Where councillors are unable to attend a meeting, a substitute Member from the same political group may attend, speak and vote in their place for that meeting.


(b)         Declarations of Interest: 


(a)      Disclosable pecuniary interests;

(b)      Any other interests required to be registered under the local code;

(c)      Any other general interest as a result of which a decision on the matter might reasonably be regarded as affecting you or a partner more than a majority of other people or businesses in the ward/s affected by the decision.


In each case, you need to declare

(i)        the item on the agenda the interest relates to;

(ii)      the nature of the interest; and

(iii)     whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest or some other interest.


If unsure, Members should seek advice from the committee lawyer or administrator preferably before the meeting.


(c)          Exclusion of Press and Public:  To consider whether, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, the press and public should be excluded from the meeting when any of the following items are under consideration.


Note:  Any item appearing in Part Two of the agenda states in its heading the category under which the information disclosed in the report is exempt from disclosure and therefore not available to the press and public. A list and description of the exempt categories is available for public inspection at Brighton and Hove Town Halls and on-line in the Constitution at part 7.1.





2          Minutes

9 - 30


To consider the minutes of the meeting held on 15 March 2022.



Contact Officer:

John Peel

Tel: 01273 291058





3          Chairs Communications





4          Call Over



(a)          Items 8 – 15 will be read out at the meeting and Members invited to reserve the items for consideration.


(b)          Those items not reserved will be taken as having been received and the reports’ recommendations agreed.





5          Public Involvement

31 - 36


To consider the following matters raised by members of the public:


(a)          Petitions: To receive any petitions presented by members of the public;


(1)      Prohibit pavement parking in Crescent Place Kemp Town

(2)      Stop the current Hanover & Tarner LTN. Bring ‘liveable’ benefits to all the Hanover & Elm Grove ward

(3)      Controlled parking for Withdean Court Avenue

(4)      Rename a street in the memory of Ukrainian war victims

(5)      Allow dogs off-lead at Waterhall alongside rewilding


(b)         Written Questions: To receive any questions submitted by the due date of 12 noon on the 15 June 2022;


(c)          Deputations: To receive any deputations submitted by the due date of 12 noon on the 15 June 2022.


(1)      Wilson Avenue





6          Items referred from Council

37 - 50


To consider items referred from the last meeting of Full Council held on 7 April 2022:


(a)          Petitions


(1)          Keep the permanent street closure on Queens Park Rise

(2)          Bankside Imposition

(3)          Keep the permanent closure by Brunswick School, on Somerhill Road

(4)          Traffic Gridlock Hove Park

(5)          Ditchling Road/Coldean Lane Traffic Control

(6)          Save Our Starlings

(7)          Remove the Old Shoreham Road from the local cycling plan and do not build any cycling infrastructure along this route

(8)          Permanent Well-Planned and High-Quality Cycle Lanes for the Old Shoreham Road

(9)          Petition for a proper pedestrian crossing, signage and improved road layout at Hangleton Way Schools Zone




(b)          Deputations


(1)          Request for design improvements to Church Road - for inclusion in LPT 5 as an exemplar of sustainable transport solutions in an urban area

(2)          West Blatchington Primary Pedestrian Crossing





7          Member Involvement

51 - 68


To consider the following matters raised by Members:


(d)         Petitions: To receive any petitions;


(e)         Written Questions: To consider any written questions;


(1)          Councillor Childs- Queens Park Safety

(2)          Councillor Childs- Street Lighting

(3)          Councillor Childs- Steine Street

(4)          Councillor Childs- ULEZ

(5)          Councillor Childs- Queens Park bins

(6)          Councillor Childs- Cycling Signage on Marine Parade

(7)          Councillor Childs- Visitor permits

(8)          Councillor Fishleigh- Saltdean Skate Park

(9)          Councillor Fishleigh- Bins around Lewes Crescent

(10)       Councillor Fishleigh- West-Bound Bus Lane Between Saltdean and Rottingdean

(11)       Councillor Fishleigh- The roundabout by the aquarium

(12)       Councillor Fishleigh- Pavement in Ovingdean

(13)       Councillor Appich- Toilet facilities

(14)       Councillor Wilkinson- Road Safety Strategy

(15)       Councillor Wilkinson- Playground Refurbishment Programme

(16)       Councillor Wilkinson- Park and Ride Feasibility study

(17)       Councillor Wilkinson- Park and Ride Trial

(18)       Councillor Wilkinson- Tyre Extinguisher Vandalism

(19)       Councillor Fowler- Netting

(20)       Councillor Fowler- Weed removal

(21)       Councillor Fowler- LTN Strategy

(22)       Councillor Fowler- Madeira Drive cycle path

(23)       Councillor Fowler- 1 Hour Parking

(24)       Councillor Nemeth- Failed Park and Ride Scheme Costs

(25)       Councillor Nemeth- Weeds on the Pavement

(26)       Councillor Nemeth- Parking Permits

(27)       Councillor Nemeth- Groyne Repairs

(28)       Councillor Nemeth- Tyre Extinguishers

(29)       Councillor Bagaeen- Draft Air Quality Action Plan

(30)       Councillor Bagaeen- Fuel Saving Measures

(31)       Councillor Bagaeen- Motorcycles in the city

(32)       Councillor Bagaeen- Electric Cargo bike take-up

(33)       Councillor Bagaeen- Verge and Weed Management

(34)       Councillor Bagaeen- Hanover and Tarner Liveable Neighbourhood


(f)           Letters: To consider any letters;


(1)          Southdown Avenue refuse collection- Councillors Hamilton & Robins


(g)         Notices of Motion: to consider any Notices of Motion referred from Full Council or submitted directly to the Committee.


(1)          Undercliff Walk Improvements- Conservative Group

(2)          Farming in Brighton & Hove

(3)          Litter on A27










8          City Environment Modernisation Update

69 - 116


Report of Interim Executive Director Economy, Environment & Culture



Contact Officer:

Lynsay Cook

Tel: 01273 291851



Ward Affected:

All Wards






9          Allotments

117 - 146


Report of Interim Executive Director Economy, Environment & Culture



Contact Officer:

Paul Campbell

Tel: 07816753581



Ward Affected:

All Wards






10       Tree Planting Plan

147 - 188


Report of Interim Executive Director Economy, Environment & Culture



Contact Officer:

Peter Small




Ward Affected:

All Wards






11       UNESCO Periodic Review of The Living Coast Biosphere

189 - 200


Report of Interim Executive Director Economy, Environment & Culture



Contact Officer:

Sarah Dobson

Tel: 01273 294720



Ward Affected:

All Wards






12       Local Approval of Final Version of Environment Agency Flood Risk Management Plan Cycle 2 (2021-2027)

201 - 224


Report of Interim Executive Director Economy, Environment & Culture



Contact Officer:

Andy French

Tel: 01273 291919



Ward Affected:

All Wards












13       Hanover & Tarner Liveable Neigbourhood

225 - 268


Report of Interim Executive Director Economy, Environment & Culture



Contact Officer:

Oliver Spratley

Tel: 01273 290390



Ward Affected:

Hanover & Elm Grove; Queen's Park






14       Bus Service Improvement Plan Draft Enhanced Partnership Agreement

To Follow


Report of Interim Executive Director Economy, Environment & Culture



Contact Officer:

Colin Harwood

Tel: 01273 293856



Ward Affected:

All Wards






15       Phone parking contract re-let

269 - 274


Report of Interim Executive Director Economy, Environment & Culture



Contact Officer:

Paul Nicholls

Tel: 01273 293287



Ward Affected:

All Wards






16       Items referred for Full Council



To consider items to be submitted to the 21 July 2022 Council meeting for information.


In accordance with Procedure Rule 24.3a, the Committee may determine that any item is to be included in its report to Council. In addition, any Group may specify one further item to be included by notifying the Chief Executive no later than 10am on the eighth working day before the Council meeting at which the report is to be made, or if the Committee meeting take place after this deadline, immediately at the conclusion of the Committee meeting












The City Council actively welcomes members of the public and the press to attend its meetings and holds as many of its meetings as possible in public.  Provision is also made on the agendas for public questions to committees and details of how questions can be raised can be found on the website and/or on agendas for the meetings.


The closing date for receipt of public questions and deputations for the next meeting is 12 noon on the fourth working day before the meeting.


Meeting papers can be provided, on request, in large print, in Braille, on audio tape or on disc, or translated into any other language as requested.

Infra-red hearing aids are available for use during the meeting. If you require any further information or assistance, please contact the receptionist on arrival.


Further information

For further details and general enquiries about this meeting contact John Peel, (01273 291058, email john.peel@brighton-hove.gov.uk) or email democratic.services@brighton-hove.gov.uk


Webcasting notice

This meeting may be filmed for live or subsequent broadcast via the Council’s website.  At the start of the meeting the Chair will confirm if all or part of the meeting is being filmed.  You should be aware that the Council is a Data Controller under the Data Protection Act 1998.  Data collected during this web cast will be retained in accordance with the Council’s published policy.


Therefore, by entering the meeting room and using the seats in the chamber you are deemed to be consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings for the purpose of web casting and/or Member training.  If members of the public do not wish to have their image captured, they should sit in the public gallery area.


Access notice

The Public Gallery is situated on the first floor of the Town Hall and is limited in size but does have 2 spaces designated for wheelchair users.  The lift cannot be used in an emergency.  Evac Chairs are available for self-transfer and you are requested to inform Reception prior to going up to the Public Gallery.  For your own safety please do not go beyond the Ground Floor if you are unable to use the stairs.

Please inform staff on Reception of this affects you so that you can be directed to the Council Chamber where you can watch the meeting or if you need to take part in the proceedings e.g. because you have submitted a public question.


Fire & emergency evacuation procedure

If the fire alarm sounds continuously, or if you are instructed to do so, you must leave the building by the nearest available exit.  You will be directed to the nearest exit by council staff.  It is vital that you follow their instructions:

·         You should proceed calmly; do not run and do not use the lifts;

·         Do not stop to collect personal belongings;

·         Once you are outside, please do not wait immediately next to the building, but move some distance away and await further instructions; and

·         Do not re-enter the building until told that it is safe to do so

























Contact Officer:





Ward Affected:












Contact Officer:





Ward Affected: