We've had an incredible time over the last two years with the community and creative events that took place in the old municipal market.
We are now closed and will start dismantling the old municipal market over the summer months with the aim to begin construction by the end of the year.
The development will turn the Circus Street area into a vibrant new quarter of the city, an economically and creatively productive neighbourhood where anything from seed swapping to roof-top urban farming and orchard picking sits alongside art, culture, modern living and hi-tech start up business.
It will deliver two landmark public buildings: The Dance Space, a new home for South East Dance which will be a hub that connects world class artists to the local community and a University Library and Academic building, including a café, media centre and publicly accessible exhibition space.
There will be 142 much-needed sustainable new homes, managed accommodation for up to 450 students, to fuel the under supply of dedicated student accommodation in the city and free up much needed family homes in Brighton. The scheme will also deliver a modern office building including over 3,000 sqm of flexible office space to help growing creative and digital businesses remain and flourish in the city.
New green spaces are an integral part of the site and intended for all to benefit from, including a new public square providing a central outdoor space for a range of creative and leisure activities. 78 new trees will be planted on the development as well as wall and roof gardens and allotments for food growing.