Public consultation on Southwick Clubhouse renovation plans

Sussex Yacht Club in Southwick

Sussex Yacht Club in Southwick

Have your say

Members of the public are being invited to put forward their views on plans to renovate the Southwick Clubhouse at a public consultation.

Sussex Yacht Club hope to convert the building into a modern training, events and conference centre.

The renovation would complement the proposed Southwick Waterfront development, according to the club.

The property, which is the only Grade II listed building in the Southwick Conservation Zone, has had few structural changes made to it since it was bought by the yacht club in 1926.

The proposed development would aim to retain the heritage features of the building while making it more fit for purpose for members, local businesses and the community, the club claim.

Start-up funding has already been secured for the project through the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Architectural Heritage Fund.

Now the yacht club are inviting the community to share their views and offer feedback on the plans at a community consultation event.

The event will take place on Thursday, October 20 from 6 to 8pm at the yacht club’s Southwick site, based at Riverside, Southwick, BN42 4AW.

As there are limited spaces available, people are advised to email or call 01273 464868 to book a place.

The public can also express their views online via an online questionnaire

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