Council plans to take ‘robust measures’ to get its money back

Robust measures will be used against the owners of the Battle Road arches in a bid to recover the £300,000 that Hastings Borough Council (HBC) has earmarked to spend on their demolition. Work began in May to demolish what had been classified as a dangerous structure. On Friday HBC told Hastings In Focus: “The demolition […]

Battle Road will close from Tuesday for six days

Battle Road will be closed from Tuesday (April 6th) for the installation of temporary concrete protection blocks – the first stage of works that will see the demolition of the derelict arches later this summer. During the work the road will be closed 24 hours a day until Sunday, April 11th. The concrete protection blocks […]

Change of plan for Battle Road closure

The scheduled closure of Battle Road from Monday (March 15th) for the installation of temporary concrete protection blocks has been postponed due to emergency gas works. The work to install the concrete blocks is now expected to start on Tuesday, April 6th. During the work the road will be closed 24 hours a day for […]


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