Aldrington Basin and the South Portslade Industrial Estate, which sit within the Brighton & Hove planning authority, are to get their own development brief in consultation with Adur District Council.
The two councils are working together to prepare a Joint Area Action Plan (JAAP) for Shoreham Harbour which will define more detailed planning policy guidance and allocations for key sites.
Three specific areas within the Shoreham Harbour area have been identified as having potential for change and are already attracting interest from developers: South Portslade Industrial Estate and Aldrington Basin in Brighton & Hove and the Western Harbour Arm in Adur District.
The Development Brief will: manage and facilitate change define land use and design guidance identify parameters to ensure that development is of the highest quality highlight key interventions and priority projects.
The brief will define appropriate retail and leisure activities to promote Aldrington Basin as a niche retail destination and visitor attraction and improve the link between Hove Lagoon and Aldrington Basin.
It is envisaged that Aldrington Basin will become the gateway into Shoreham Port which will entail the redevelopment and renewal of existing employment sites coming to the end of their useful life. A limited number of sites will also be identified for a residential-led mix of uses fronting Kingsway.
A limited number of specific sites have also been identified in South Portslade Industrial Estate as having the potential for redevelopment for mixed-use including residential.
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