Medina House at Risk

Please be aware that Planning Application BH2013/0341 has been registered for Medina House  for demolition and development and 8 storey residential building including basement parking. One would think it will be easily dismissed by the Council as the proposals completely disregard the recommendations in the recently compiled Planning Brief.If you wish to comment do so before 14th November … Continue reading

Brighton and Hove enforce maintenance

Brighton & Hove have served a Section 215 enforcement notice on the historic Medina Bath House on Hove’s seafront. The owners have six months from 1 November to: wash down and repaint the southern and western elevations; remove the breeze blocks from the window openings reinstate windows and glazing; repair and make good all the … Continue reading

‘An eyesore building will not be left to rot’

Medina baths hit the wider Brighton again press this week: “An eyesore building will not be left to rot, according to city planners” An interesting and quite thorough perspective presented by Neil Vowles on 29th January 2011 in The Argus. What is next for this fascinating little building?…. Am I odd in not finding it … Continue reading

Building Opinions – Medina Bath House

Latest Homes features my research and photography in an insight into the importance and interest of Medina House this week. Available now throughout Brighton & Hove and online. The spectacular tiling scheme of Medina House, 1894, decorated both the male and female bathing area of Hove Bath and Laundry Company (see photographs below – the surviving … Continue reading