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%.
June is a grand month – and this year Woodingdean seems to have more than ever going on. But please remember we can only write about things we know about. So if you are holding an event please do let us know – and we’ll write about it.
Woah – where did October go?? It seems to have flown by…and here comes November. As always there is loads going on in Woodingdean this month. From night walks, to giving blood and spectacular firework displays.
It is only in its 2nd year but the Woodingdean Scarecrow competition already feels like a village regular. Well done to the organisers at Holy Cross and to everyone who has taken part.
The Voice Hut Music Company is a newly opened Live Lounge, recording and rehearsal space in Woodingdean. Founded by Gary Whelan, Steve Gardner and Mark Whitehouse, the Voice Hut Music Company can be found in the basement of Woodingdean Youth Centre on Warren Road.