The Dolling Sisters

This article previously appeared in the Friends of Broadwater & Worthing Cemetery tour booklet no.61, Untold Stories. Credit to Rosemary Pearson, Local family History Researcher, Worthing Heritage Alliance The Dolling Sisters

July Planning News

CHATSMORE FARM/GORING GAP NORTH: We are delighted that the Appeal Court dismissed the Appeal by Persimmon to build 475 dwellings on Chatsmore Farm. This was a long but worthwhile Campaign and we thank our associate groups and members for their support. MONTAGUE PLACE: The Society has responded to the next …

Worthing Journal Article – August

I would like to introduce myself as the new Social Secretary for the Worthing Society. As a former Borough Councillor and Mayoress, I wanted to continue to promote Worthing’s rich heritage and social history, so that residents and visitors can continue to enjoy this legacy both now and in the future. My aim is …

Worthing Journal Article – July 23

Our Heritage Team  have been closely monitoring  and commenting on Planning Applications  affecting  our unique conservation areas. We contributed to the February Consultation for permanent regeneration of Montague Place. The Society commissioned an illustrative design   showing the re-introduction of trees for the central section reflecting the original historic garden layout. …

May Planning News

MONTAGUE PLACE ENGAGEMENT REPORT We made a significant contribution to the request for ideas to improve Montague Place (including the white swirly lines) including the suggestion for a central garden. WBC have now published their vision with some artist impressions. Please click the link for details. <https://www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/montague-place-worthing/> AWDM/0508/23 64A CHAPEL ROAD. CHAPEL …

Worthing Journal Article – June 23

The Worthing Society recently held our 40th Annual General Meeting which is a tremendous achievement in the field of conservation. During this time the Society has saved many of the heritage buildings we enjoy today as part of Worthing’s legacy.  I was honoured to be elected as Chairman for another …

Worthing Journal – April 2023

The Society  has a ‘Rolling Campaign’ to protect our heritage and green infrastructure. We have  recently objected to the demolition of a Sussex flint building called ‘Forest Barn’  dating from circa 1790. This building was originally part of the Castle Goring Estate. It is next to the South Downs National …

April Planning News

We’ve had a busy April so far and have commented on the following Planning Applications: 230414 147 Montague St, (development site) 230402 Grand Victorian Hotel 230416 123 Montague Street, amendment 230416 18 Shakespeare Road, (tree reduction) 230416 Shelley Road,2, (34 Arunel Lodge)