Lockdown Regulations

Lockdown Regulations

Statement From The KTE Board Of Directors Regarding Lockdown Regulations 22nd April 2020 1. The Board of Directors (as unpaid volunteers) has duties to all nearby residents who have a right to use the gardens, as well as the three gardeners working in the gardens. That is, to not put residents or the gardeners at personal risk during the pandemic. Many residents are either in …

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NEW RULES IN FORCE 14th April 2020 A message from the KTE Board The notice put up on the garden gates this week introduced new rules for the use of the gardens during the pandemic restrictions. This is the third notice displayed seeking observance of the government restrictions on being out of our homes. The notices have had to be increasingly directive as some people …


Jeremy’s Garden Report for February/March

The weather wasn’t great – I thought January was wet, but February turned out to be even wetter and more windy. Luckily we didn’t have any major damage from the storms. Although the southern boundary hedge has suffered, because branches of the hedge are resting on the old railings and the railings are breaking as they slowly rust away. This means the branches also collapse …

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2020 AGM Minutes

Minutes of AGM 18th January 2020 KEMP TOWN ENCLOSURES LIMITED     Minutes of an Annual General Meeting held on 18th January 2020  at Brighton Waldorf School, Roedean Road, Brighton Attendance: 36 people attended including 5 board members, Mark Harper (Chair), Ian Clegg (Treasurer), Matthew Evans, Lucy Graubart and Andrew Doig (Secretary/minutes)   1. Apologies for absence: apologies were received from Shirley Collins, Francoise Cosgrove, …

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The AGM will be held on Saturday, January 18 2020 at 10.30 am at Brighton Waldorf School on the corner of Whitehawk Road and Roedean Road. Janine will update the meeting on the progress of plans for the Bicentennial celebrations. The Board is also proposing two important changes to the garden rules, as outlined below: Access to the gardens by holiday visitors At recent AGM’s …

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Black Rock

Plans are being produced to rejuvenate the Black Rock site on Brighton seafront which has lain dormant for 40 years. Brighton & Hove City Council, working with funders Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, is proposing a package of infrastructure, heritage and public realm improvements. The plans include a new link to Brighton Marina, bolstered sea defences, upgrading the Duke’s Mound junctions and enhancing the …

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Notes for the Open Day

Andrew Doig’s edited notes for the tour guides on the NGS Open Day: About the Kemp Town Estate and the Enclosures: The gardens were enclosed in 1823 as the centrepiece of Thomas Read Kemp’s speculative development, The Kemp Town Estate. Kemp was the MP for Lewes and local landowner whose land included this cliff top location a mile or so from the fishing village of …

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