Archive of: Land Disposals

  • Eastbourne downland - saved!

    Eastbourne downland - saved!

    ​A heart-warming end to a sad saga – Eastbourne Borough Council has responded to the wishes of the people and decided not to sell the Eastbourne downland.

  • Save Our Downs

    Save Our Downs

    You can help save our Downs by writing to Eastbourne Borough Council and signing the petition.

  • The future of  public land

    The future of public land

    What could the future hold for local authority public land? Phil Belden looks at the very real threats and the great opportunities.

  • People's Park Under Threat

    People's Park Under Threat

    Local Authority Public Land & recent proposals to sell it off, from positive public body protection to secret sell-offs.

  • Public downland sell-off threat

    Public downland sell-off threat

    Brighton and Eastbourne are in the news, after secret council plans to sell off parts of the public estate leaked out. Public pressure has led Brighton & Hove and Eastbourne councils to re-consider, but not YET to stop the sales. A further, bigger push is needed.