Eric Pickles and Amber Rudd MP reveal first Growing Places scheme

Secretary of State Eric Pickles visits Hastings to see regeneration in action – and launch one of first Growing Places projects in country

Posted on: November 1, 2012

The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government, today visited Hastings, East Sussex, for a first-hand look at the progress of the economic development programme for the area.  

Sea Change gets Government funding for North Queensway Business Park

Posted on: October 19, 2012

Sea Change Sussex has been revealed as one of only three organisations in south-east England to be successful in the third round of the Government’s Regional Growth Fund. Grant funding of up to £5.5 million has been allocated – to be combined with private investment – for Sea Change’s proposed North Queensway Business Park in Hastings, to help local manufacturing businesses to expand and create more local jobs.


Government confirms Compulsory Purchase Orders needed for Link Road

Posted on: September 21, 2012

The Government has today confirmed the Compulsory Purchase Orders necessary for East Sussex County Council to acquire the land to build the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road.

Read more about this story on the County Council’s web site.

Sussex Exchange to open as eco conference venue & restaurant in Hastings

Posted on: August 24, 2012

The Sussex Exchange opens next Wednesday 29 August as a high-standard conference and event venue, restaurant and bar on the border of Hastings and St Leonards, East Sussex. It is part of the economic development programme for the area led by Sea Change Sussex.  

Consultation feedback revealed for North Queensway scheme

Posted on: August 1, 2012

The findings of the recent consultation for Sea Change Sussex’s  development ideas for a North Queensway business park in Hastings are now available on this web site.


Demolition makes way for next Priory Quarter offices

Posted on: July 9, 2012

Demolition work starts today in Hastings’ Priory Quarter town centre business district. This will clear the way for 24,000 sq ft of high standard new offices as part of the on-going regeneration of the town.

North Queensway | Planning Application – Public Consultation

Posted on: June 28, 2012

Plans to open up the development site at North Queensway as a new Innovation Park are
gaining momentum. A planning application for the first phase of works, including a new
junction and site entrance, is to be submitted in July.