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!
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.
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?’
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%.
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
The Woodingdean well is located just outside the Nuffield Hospital on Warren Road, Woodingdean, Brighton BN2 6DX. It stands around 2 ft now with a flint and brick wall around it as well as a white safety ‘cap’ to prevent people or things falling down it.
There are a surprising range of cafes and takeaways in Woodingdean. Below are their addresses, contact details and menus – please note that all menus are as of January 2017 – please check with the actual restaurant/cafe/pub for up-to-date information
Please find contact details below – enjoy!
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…
Below are the gyms, sports facilities near Woodingdean, Brighton, they are displayed in alphabetical order – most are a short cycle, walk or drive from Woodingdean.
David Lloyd Brighton, Marina Village, Brighton BN2 5UF
Swimming Pool and Spa, exercise classes, gym, personal trainers