Category: News

Community Day Postponed


Unfortunately we will be postponing Saturday’s planned community event, due to severe weather warnings. We have not taken this decision lightly and have liaised with a number of local people, including the council, before confirming. We will be back in touch with a new date, but in the meantime please could you let anybody else…

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Site tours and samba at Edward Street Quarter


Residents living in the Queen’s Park area of Brighton are invited to join First Base for a community event on Saturday 15 February in Dorset Gardens. Guests will be welcomed with a live performance from The Brighton School of Samba at noon. The fun-filled afternoon will then continue with food, drinks and face painting inside…

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Visit from Environmental Health


On the 5th of February 2020 we had a visit from Environmental Health. This is to ensure that we are in compliance with Section 61 regulations. The following statement has been released; ‘Site activities and control measures witnessed  during visit, along with monitoring reports which were found to be of an acceptable standard and in…

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Car & Window Cleaning Update


Following our Community Meeting on the 28th January, Gitana has been investigating the options for car and window cleaning. Car Cleaning McLaren have set up an account with a local car cleaning company for White Street residents to use on a quarterly basis. We will be collecting the relevant information from each household tomorrow (6th…

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Crane Lights Update


During our residents meeting on the 28th one of the points made, was that a significant number of our residents are unhappy with our crane lights flashing, especially overnight. You felt a steady light would be less invasive. McLaren explained, that due to currently having no mains power, the light would flash, and that mains…

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Discussion Notes from Resident Meeting 28th January 2020


Thank you to all who came along to the most recent resident meeting on Tuesday 28th January 2020. We always welcome your queries and concerns so we can best try and resolve any issues raised. Please see below for the meeting discussion notes:

Demolition Update


For the next 2-3 weeks, the last of our heavy breaking works will be taking place. This work will still be completed in our agreed time periods. Which are 9am -11am and 1.00pm-3.00pm. In the document below you can see that the works have been moved to the middle of site, to reduce the amount…

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First Base and McLaren break ground at Edward Street Quarter in Brighton


McLaren and its development partners marked the beginning of construction works to build a new, vibrant, mixed-use development for national developer, First Base at Edward Street Quarter in Brighton. The redevelopment of the old Amex House – the former European headquarters of American Express – to create Edward Street Quarter will see McLaren South construct…

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