Latest News & Updates
18 Aug - North Harbour Beach Owners
extension of proposed PSPO. As you may know,
the North Harbour beaches are privately owned down to the high water
mark. The owners wish the PSPOs proposed by EBC (see item below) to be extended to cover
these private beaches. Read
their press release for further information...
16 Aug - SHRA responds to Consultation on
Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) - SHRA has
responded to EBC supporting the proposals. EBC are proposing new
PSPOs in Eastbourne related to an
extension of the summer 'Dog Ban' order on central Eastbourne
to the extension of
the 'Dog on Lead' order to additional areas, including some of the public
walkways around Sovereign Harbour. The consultation closes
Sunday 10 September.
See web site for details and how to comment...
13 Aug - Site 7c Planning
Application. The developer of site 7c (between Pacific
Drive roundabout and Pevensey Bay Road) has submitted a planning
application relating to a change of cladding and the provision of
steel-framed car ports. The planning application is no. 171004 on
EBC web site...
12 August - DIY Health
Measurement Survey - Do you measure your own blood pressure
or BMI? Do you own a blood pressure monitor or a weighing scale that
measures BMI? Have you ever downloaded an app to help you track
either of these things? If you do this now or have done in the past,
and are willing to take part in an academic interview,
click here to visit the Eastbourne Seniors Forum
website for further details and voucher offer.
11 August - New discount for
SHRA members - SHRA is pleased to announce that another
local professional is offering a discount on some of their services
to SHRA members on production of their life membership card.
David Davis is a Financial Adviser with over 35 years experience and
is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Professional
financial advice can be extremely useful, particularly in today's
fluid markets. David will offer this service to members plus their
family and friends:
• Free Financial Advice in their own home
or by phone.
• Free valuations and conveyancing fees on
Re-Mortgages with most major lenders, Nationwide, Halifax, Santander
• 25% Discount off his fee for arranging a mortgage (at
present £450.00 less 25% = £337.50
• No fee for arranging any
David can also advise on
Building and Contents Insurance, and can introduce members to
Utility Warehouse Discount Club. For more information or to make an
appointment telephone David on: Mobile 07956 641041 or Office 01323
371989. All contact is in strict confidence.
latest new sheet...
10 August - Beach
replenishment work - From Ian Thomas, Project Manager
Pevensey Coastal Defence Ltd. - We are expecting the annual beach
replenishment via dredger Sospan Dau to start next week, and to take
about 8 days. As usual all material will be rainbowed onto the
beach immediately east of Sovereign Harbour, in front of the rock
revetment. In total around 10,000m3 of sediment will be
08 August - Site 8 Objections
- As mentioned in Waterlines, SHRA submitted comments on
the developers second application including our concern with the likely
pollution effects on the water in the harbour, future maintenance
costs and other issues. The comments are now available on our
05 August - Issue 17 of
online newsletter published.
Find it here...
02 August - Site 8 walkway
temporary closures - We are advised that quite soon the metal cabins
will need to be re-located and again that may lead to a temporary
closure for safety reasons.
01 August - Airbourne 17-20
August - The Red Arrows are scheduled to display on the
Friday (18th) at 15:00, and on Saturday & Sunday at 12:00. On Sunday
evening the usual firework finale will be fired at 22:00.
18 July -
On August Bank Holiday (26/27/28 August) the Sovereign
Harbour Yacht Club are organising 'A Celebration of Land and Sea'.
Featuring displays on land and water, boat, car, motor bike and
motor home exhibitions, beer and Pimms tent, art exhibition.
Welcome to the SHRA website
Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne
Built on land known as The Crumbles,
Sovereign Harbour is a prestigious marina development of houses and apartments arranged around an outer tidal harbour,
four inner basins and alongside the waterways and shingle beaches.
It is a great place to live!.
The digging out of the harbour started in 1991 and residential construction commenced in 1997.
More recently a state-of-the-art
has been built, and the
local junior school
has been enlarged.
Further housing is under construction
on three sites, and Pacific House, the first office building
The adjacent retail park offers a range of popular stores, including
a large supermarket, along with a multi-screen cinema and a gym.
Sovereign Harbour Residents Association
The Residents Association was
established in 2000 to give Harbour residents a strengthened and
co-ordinated voice in all discussions on the management and
development of Sovereign Harbour. Read more about SHRA
here... The work of the Residents Association is funded by a
one-off, life membership subscription. Click here to
join SHRA... SHRA membership brings
discounts from local
Commercial sponsorship of
the SHRA web site and our newsletter, "Waterlines"
supplements the Association's income.
SHRA Newsletter and e-mail Distribution List
Our on-line newsletter, Waterlines,
is published every second month. The latest issue can be found on
the Waterlines page. From time to time we email
members and subscribers with updates, notification of the publication of
Waterlines, notice of meetings and other Harbour matters.
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SHRA Web Site
Please explore our web pages. Our
news page is frequently updated with reports on the work of the
Association and local issues. We publish information
on harbour clubs
trades, and offer a page of useful
links. We welcome
Live Channel Traffic
Visiting Sovereign Harbour
The Harbour is an interesting place to explore,
with leisure and fishing boats, the sea locks, a harbour boat tour,
the lifeboat station and the many harbour and beach-side walks and
cycle paths. The South Harbour has a large
'The Waterfront' area at Sovereign Harbour offers a wide range of
and bars, some
shops, and beauty, health and hair salons. Visit
The Waterfront web site
for further information and to obtain discount vouchers.
Retail Park has several large stores, including Asda, Boots,
Matalan and Next, a gym and a multi-screen cinema. The Waterfront and the
marina are home to a number of
companies offering services to the business and marine communities.
Eastbourne Fishermen have proposed plans for a Fishermens' Quay at
More info on the Eastbourne Fishermen web site...
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