Former St Aubyns School, Rottingdean

Client: Fairfax Acquisitions Ltd

LPA: Brighton & Hove City Council

Boyer has been successful in achieving planning permission for the residential redevelopment of the former St Aubyns School. A third party had challenged the grant of planning permission however this was dismissed by the High Court.

The proposals involved the retention and residential conversion of Field House and other buildings of identified heritage value and redevelopment to provide a total of 93 new homes across the previously developed part of the site and on approximately 40% of the former playing fields. The proposals will deliver a number of significant of benefits including the restoration and safeguarding of important heritage assets, provision of 40% affordable housing and securing the public use of approximately 1.4Ha of the former playing fields which were previously private.