Brighton hospital revamp plans to go on show

Posted On 27 Sep 2011 at 3:21 pm

Plans for the new look Royal Sussex County Hospital are to go on show at exhibitions in Brighton and Hove over three weeks in October.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the Royal Sussex, has submitted plans to demolish buildings fronting Eastern Road in Kemp Town.

They will be replaced by taller buildings, better suited to a modern hospital.

The plans also include adding a helipad to the top of the Thomas Kemp Tower – which will have to be taller than previously indicated, architect Neil Cadenhead said last night.

The exhibitions is intended to show how the designs have changed over time, through consultation with the public, the council, staff and patients.

Staff will be on hand at all three exhibition venues to answer questions and Richard Beard, from the trust’s project team, said that everyone was welcome to attend.

The venues are outside the Jubilee Library in Brighton, the Audrey Emerton Building, opposite the Royal Sussex, in Eastern Road, and Hove Library in Church Road, Hove.

The dates and times are set out below.

Jubilee Square, Jubilee Road, Brighton   
Saturday 8th October 10am – 6pm
Sunday 9th October 10am – 4pm
Monday 10th October 10am – 6pm
Tuesday 11th October 10am – 6pm
Wednesday 12th October 10am – 8pm
Thursday 13th October 10am – 6pm
Audrey Emerton Building, Eastern Road, Royal Sussex County Hospital (opposite the main site)
Saturday 15th October 10am to 5pm
Sunday 16th October 10am to 5pm
Monday 17th October 10am to 8pm
Thursday 27th October 10am to 8pm
Friday 28th October 10am to 5pm
Saturday 29th October 10am to 5pm
Hove Library, Church Road, Hove     
Saturday 22nd October 9.30am to 5pm
Monday 24th October 1.30pm to 5.30pm
Tuesday 25th October 9.30am to 7.30pm
Wednesday 26th October 9.30am to 5.30pm

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