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News - 15 December 2006
Brighton Eye delay
Construction of the futuristic Brighton Eye or i360 was due to start early in 2007 after planning consent was granted by Brighton & Hove City Council in October. Like so many of our developments it has been delayed.
The owners of the nearby Brighton Pier (formerly Palace Pier) lodged an objection to a harbour revision order being granted which was necessary to facilitate construction of the 172m viewing spire. They fear that the Brighton Eye will prove to be competition for their own attractions on the Pier.
The decision was referred to central government, which was expected to make a pronouncement in September but it now seems unlikely to happen before the new year.
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