External links to information on Hove Park

Some useful websites relevant to Hove Park.

 

General

The Hove Park Management Plan is dated to run from 2009-2014. As far as I know, there is no more recent plan; the link takes you to a pdf.

 

The most recent rangers report of which I am aware is dated 2012-2013. This is the most recent (indeed, only) one on the council's web site; again, this is a pdf.

 

PDF diagram of the park

 

Brighton and Hove City Council

 

Wikipedia/Hove Park

 

Hove Park Cafe

 

Hove Park Railway

 

Hove Park Tennis Club

 

The British Engineerium

 

Facebook/LoveHovePark

 

Like to dedicate a bench in the park? Or a tree? This site will tell you how much it costs, and provide much more information.

 

Historical

 

Brighton Museums has an article on the Goldstone.

 

James Gray Collection for the Hove West Blatchington Area has several old photos of the area. There are some relevant ones on other parts of the site.

 

Standing Stones in Sussex/The Goldstone

 

My Brighton and Hove has several articles on Hove Park

 

Judy Middleton's Local History of Hove, Portslade, Brighton and surrounding area has 2 (interesting or relevant) articles.   [Hove, Portslade and Brighton in the Past/The Goldstone] & [Hove, Portslade and Brighton in the Past/Trees of Hove] which includes (fascinating or detailed or extensive) information about the Great Gale & subsequent replanting.

 

Britain from Above has a 1937 photo of the greyhound stadium and Hove Park.

 

The Sussex History Forum has some prewar photographs of Goldstone Crescent and Woodland Drive, although you do need to register to view the photos. The Goldstone Crescent one shows the old line of trees before the Great Gale.

 

There is a 13 minute video entitled "The Storm of October 1987 in Hove Park Sussex" on YouTube.

 

Wanderlust676  on Flickr has a number of photographs of Hove Park with trees uprooted. The photograph that this link gives shows the telephobe box at the junction of Goldstone Cresent and The Droveway; now somewhat isolated, before the Great Gale it was hemmed in by trees and bushes.

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