Hastings

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Town centre


TQ8109 : Hastings Town Centre by Oast House Archive

Railway Station

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Hastings station by Oast House Archive
The railway first came to Hastings in 1851. A V-shape station building was originally built allow two competing railway companies to operate with 2 platforms each. This building was replaced with a neo-Georgian style building in 1931, which was subsequently replaced in 2004 with a glass station building.



Hastings is about 1h 45min journey to central London via the Hastings Line.


TQ8109 : Hastings Station by Les Chatfield


Station Plaza

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Station Plaza by Oast House Archive
The Hastings Station Plaza is a new development built on the former site of the station goods yard, situated next to Hastings station.



The site includes a 22,000 sq ft University building (opened January 2010), NHS health centre (May 2010) and new apartments (awaiting construction).



NHS Hastings and Rother invested over £16 million in the construction of the Station Plaza Health Centre.


TQ8109 : Hastings Station Plaza Site by Oast House Archive


Lacuna Place

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Lacuna Place by Oast House Archive
Lacuna Place is a new development between Havelock Road and Priory Street, completed in 2009. It offers 78,000 sq ft of Grade A office and 6,000 sq ft of ground floor retail space on Havelock Road. There is secure basement parking below access off Priory Street.


TQ8109 : Lacuna Place, Hastings by Oast House Archive


Queen's Road

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Queen's Road by Oast House Archive
Leading off the roundabout and under an imposed railway bridge at the North end, Queen's road is a long road of shops and houses in Hastings CBD.



At the Northern end are mixture of two and three storey Victorian terraces, some houses (mostly converted to flats) and some shops with flats above. Entrances to Morrisons supermarket and fuel station to the West.



To the West side South of the junction of South Terrace, the 1990's Priory Meadow Shopping Centre lines a large section of the West side of the road. The final section is a pedestrianised area.


TQ8109 : Motorbikes on Queen's Road by Oast House Archive


Priory Meadow Shopping Centre

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Priory Meadow Shopping Centre by Oast House Archive
Built on the site of the Priory Meadow cricket ground, the Priory Meadow Shopping centre was opened in 1997 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.



It is formed by a covered mall of shops and stalls, and an open square. The main building has five distinct round towers, four along Queens Road side.



In the centre is Queen's Square, with a statue of a batsman represents the site's history.


TQ8109 : Priory Meadow Shopping Centre, Hastings by Oast House Archive


Havelock Road

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Havelock Road by Oast House Archive
Most of the towns estate agents can be found on Havelock Road. There is also a taxi rank. To the North West side are new offices at Lacuna Place and a new development starting at Queensbury House site.


TQ8109 : Taxi Rank on Havelock Road by Oast House Archive


Cambridge Road

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Cambridge Road by Oast House Archive
A part pedestrianised road leading from the CBD. The town's main post office is found here, along with pubs, clubs, and a few smaller shops.



Past the pedestrianised area the road becomes the A21 road, leading out of Hastings.


TQ8109 : Modern Facade on Cambridge Road by Oast House Archive


South Terrace

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South Terrace by Oast House Archive
A large section of the lower part of this road is dwarfed by the rear of the Priory Meadow Shopping Centre, which was built on former cricket grounds. A goods entrance, and entrance to a multi storey car park are found to the South side, and a row Victorian terrace with a pub and takeaways found to the North side. Leading away from the centre and uphill are the ends of terraced streets of houses, crossing over the railway, to end at a cross roads with Braybrooke Road and Priory Avenue.


TQ8109 : South Terrace by Oast House Archive


Wellington Place

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Wellington Place by Oast House Archive
In Hastings CBD, a pedestrianised road of shops, cafés and banks.


TQ8109 : 12-13 York Buildings, Wellington Place, Hastings, East Sussex by Oast House Archive


Queensbury House

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Queensbury House by Oast House Archive
One of the tallest buildings in Hastings, the nine storey tower block of offices, built in 1968.



The building was originally to be demolished along with adjacent 2-7 Havelock Road site, and became vacant in March 2013.


TQ8109 : Queensbury House by Oast House Archive


Sussex Express Building

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Sussex Express building by Oast House Archive
Situated on Cambridge Road just on the outskirts of the town centre, this derelict former newspaper building has lain derelict for many years. It was built in 1924 and closed in 1989 when it had been occupier by the Observer newspaper.


TQ8109 : Prospect Place by Oast House Archive


University Centre

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University Centre, Hastings by N Chadwick
University Centre Hastings, opened in 2003 and offers University of Brighton degrees in a range of subjects including Applied Social Science, Business, Computing, Media, English Literature, Community History, Education, Environmental Biology and Sociology.

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TQ8109 : University College Hastings by N Chadwick


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