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Beyond Brighton – Fascinating Places to Discover

The city of Brighton has a quirky, unique flavour all of its own. But there’s more to East Sussex than Brighton & Hove. Here’s some information about some of our local towns and villages, covering the best bits you don’t want to miss! 
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What County is Brighton in?

What county is Brighton in?

As a team who live and work in Brighton we are often asked ‘What county is Brighton in’ and to this end we have done a bundle of research to find out the answer.

So where to start? Well it turns out that the City of Brighton and Hove is a unitary authority. A unitary authority essentially provides all the local services traditionally carried out by both the Local government County Councils and the District, borough or city councils.

 

Brighton Pier

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Is Brighton a city?

Blog about Brighton – As a Brighton based company we love the city we all live and work in – so we have decided to put together a series of features in response to some of the questions we are most frequently asked.

So first up. ‘Is Brighton a city?’

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Properties For Sale In Woodingdean

With around 10,000 local residents and approximately 3,600 homes, Woodingdean is a small village located just east of Brighton. It consists mainly of one and two storey semi-detached and detached housing. The majority of which were built between 1920 and 1950, with some further development between 1970 and 1980 (source: Brighton-hove.gov.uk).

Woodingdean’s primary land use is housing but also supports a small number of shops and services for residents of the area see facilities-in-woodingdean).

The average price paid for a property in Woodingdean as of early July 2018 was £370,556 based on 84 recent sales – flats are valued at around £283,000 and a terraced houses at around £405,757. (Source: www.zoopla.co.uk/house-prices/woodingdean/). Over the last 12 months (to July 2018) Woodingdean has seen a fall in house prices of around 3.36%.

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Spotlight on Oliver Tully from the Grinstock Comedy Club

Grinstock comedy club started in East Grinstead over 7 years ago. It’s a monthly award winning comedy club that has built a reputation for headlining some of the best new comedy acts around. alongside award winning national and tv circuit comedians On  13th April 2017 Grinstock is made its first appearance on the South Coast, at the Gateway Café Peacehaven. From 9th November 2017 for 8 Thursdays Grinstock will be running a season of stand up-comedy shows at the same venue. 7.15pm doors open – 8pm the stand up show begins. Tickets £10 in advance £12 on the door.  Find out More Here

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Is Woodingdean a nice place to live?

Woodingdean is a large ‘Village’ that sits around 3 miles East of central Brighton. It has around 10,000 residents living in around 3,650 homes.

There is a pub The Downs Hotel that sits on the crossroads between Falmer Road and Warren Road and is a familiar landmark to people traveling into East Brighton or to the seafront at Rottingdean. Continue reading…