Decision - Brighton Waterfront Project

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Brighton Waterfront Project

Decision Maker: Policy & Resources (Recovery) Sub-Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report updates members on the progress made with establishing a new vision for the Brighton Waterfront project, seeking improved conference and venue facilities in a central location. It looks at options for the location of the conference centre, and sets out next steps in the project including asking members to allocate resources.




(1)         That the progress to-date in investigating potential masterplan options, with a view to the parties preparing their respective business plans and reporting back to the Policy & Resources Committee in January 2022 with a firm recommendation on development strategy and next steps be noted;


(2)         That the work being undertaken by officers to develop a specification, optimum capacity and financial business plan for the venue facility to inform future development strategy be noted; and


(3)         That the city council’s in principle support for the concept of a mixed-use regeneration of this key part of the city, which reintroduces a permeable, liveable street scene which aligns with planning policy whilst integrating conference and venue facilities with the retail heart of the city; in line with the principles at paragraph 3.4 of the report be confirmed.

Report author: Max Woodford

Publication date: 23/07/2021

Date of decision: 22/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 22/07/2021 - Policy & Resources (Recovery) Sub-Committee

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