Rampion E.ON Offshore Wind Farm

One of the devices used to measure the height of the waves Why is the Wind Farm called Rampion? When the location of the wind farm was changed from near Hastings to Brighton, E.ON held a competition with local schools to suggest a new name. […]

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What is a Ghost Sign?

Old signs preserved on buildings showing the faded legacy of business that have passed. Here is one for the Langham Hotel on Western Road on the border of Brighton & Hove Hot & Cold Water in all rooms !  

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Wykeham Terrace Brighton

Wykeham Terrace is a row of 12 early 19th-century houses in central Brighton. It was completed in 1830. An unusual architectural style for Brighton. At one time was a base for the Territorial Army and for former ladies of the night. View an original c1850 lithograph […]

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Mount Everest and Brighton ?

What connection is there between Mount Everest and Brighton? Mount Everest was named after George Everest. He is buried in the grounds of  St Andrew’s Church on Church Road Hove, The grave can be easily found, near the bus stop entrance. He was made Surveyor […]

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