Category: Strategies

Placemaking made easy – should Hastings follow this guide?

With £20m to spend over the next ten years, Hastings is one of around 75 towns across the country with an opportunity to put communities in control of significant budgets…
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Hastings Local Plan

The council is updating its local plan following changes to National Planning Policy Framework. The draft new Local Plan will cover a 20 year period from 2019 – 39. Before…
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Hastings Climate Change Strategy

Strategy Summary Introduction In July 2019, Hastings Borough Council declared a climate emergency and developed a Climate Change Strategy alongside a two-year action plan. The declaration commits the council to…
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Hastings Walking and Cycling Strategy 2014

Hastings Walking and Cycling Strategy Clean, Green and Safe Pedestrian/Cycle Routes in Hastings & St Leonards Aspirations Develop a Culture of Walking and Cycling: Align with Policies: Practical Interventions Infrastructure…
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Hastings Seafront Strategy 2015

Seafront Strategy Overview Background and Context The Seafront Strategy was initially adopted in 2005 under the title “Leading From The Front,” developed by Sea Space in collaboration with Hastings Borough…
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Hastings Planning Strategy 2011-2028

The Hastings Planning Strategy for 2011-2028 outlines several main aspirations along with practical measures to achieve them. Here is a summary: Main Aspirations and Practical Measures Achieve and Sustain a…
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Hastings Heritage Strategy

This linked document is a draft Heritage Strategy for Hastings, prepared in 2017 by the Drury McPherson Partnership for Hastings Borough Council, which aims to identify and conserve the borough’s…
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Hastings and Rother Playing Pitch and Built Facilities Strategy2023 – 2039

Introduction, Background, and Consultation The Hastings and Rother Playing Pitch and Built Facilities Strategy 2023-2039 follows previous local strategies, notably the Rother and Hastings Playing Pitch Strategy 2016 and the…
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Hastings and St Leonards Housing Strategy 2016-2019

Summary of the Hastings and St Leonards Housing Strategy 2016-2019 The Hastings and St Leonards Housing Strategy for 2016-2019 focuses on addressing the housing needs within the borough, with a…
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Hastings Homeless Strategy 2019 – 2023

Summary of the Homelessness Strategy The Homelessness Strategy focuses on three main priorities to address homelessness and rough sleeping: reducing rough sleeping, minimizing the use of emergency accommodation, and adapting…
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Hastings Culture Strategy 2023-28 (draft)

The Hastings Borough Council’s Cultural Strategy 2023-2028 outlines a vision to make Hastings a leading destination for inclusive and accessible cultural activities, enhancing the town’s economy and quality of life…
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Shoreline Management Plan

Summary of Relevant Sections for Hastings and St Leonards from the South Foreland to Beachy Head Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) Overview The South Foreland to Beachy Head Shoreline Management Plan…
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