Help shape the future of Eastbourne seafront

Eastbourne seafront promenades and pier September 2nd 2013 E36050P SUS-150107-103549001
Eastbourne seafront promenades and pier September 2nd 2013 E36050P SUS-150107-103549001

How Eastbourne seafront will be developed over the next 20 years will be included in a strategy which members of the public are being consulted on in the coming weeks.

Residents, business people and visitors are being invited to have their say on the seafront strategy for the town.

#Eastbourne beach & seafront last Friday afternoon. 68 seconds. @VisitEastbourne @David_Ruddle @Eastbournenews '''Tweeted to us by Slawek Staszczuk@bruslaw SUS-150503-134712001

#Eastbourne beach & seafront last Friday afternoon. 68 seconds. @VisitEastbourne @David_Ruddle @Eastbournenews '''Tweeted to us by Slawek Staszczuk@bruslaw SUS-150503-134712001

A consultation on the draft Seafront Local Plan, which sets out a framework for the future development of the seafront area over the next 20 years, is set to be launched soon.

The consultation will run from Friday July 17 until Friday October 9.

The summer has specifically been chosen as it is the seafront’s busiest period and it is hoped many people will take part in the consultation, which will be promoted at events and through Eastbourne Hospitality Association.

The draft plan presents a series of options for how the seafront could change in the future, based on a number of themes. People are asked to comment on which options they would like to be included in the final plan.

The themes are tourist accommodation, leisure and recreation facilities, accessibility, commercial uses, seafront activities, natural environment, built environment, community use, tourist attractions and facilities.

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