In 1960 Hove Corporation decided to make a comprehensive redevelopment of 5 acres between Sackville Road and Goldstone Villas. The area was to include the south side of Conway Street, the whole of Ellen Street, the north side of Clarendon Road and the intervening roads, such as Ellen Place and others. Some years were occupied in the purchase of the buildings to be cleared so that it was not until 1965 that demolition commenced. The scheme will be carried through in four stages starting from the Sackville Road end and is estimated to take ten years to complete. These photographs and those on succeeding pages show the streets and houses involved in this major project. Conway Place, consisting of 18 houses, extending from Ellen Street until ended by this forbidding brick wall. Most of the houses faced north looking at the rear gardens of Conway Street.

Image Reference: JG_14_092.tif
Date: 1963
Image Details: Original monochrome print
Size of Original: 152x95
Place: Hove
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