Adur District Council has announced that KSD SteelRock Estates Ltd have been chosen as the preferred developer for the Adur Civic Centre Site.

KSD Steel Rock are proposing to develop-

  • Digital academy to accelerate growth of digital skills in the local economy.
  • Relocate and expand Focus from Southwick protecting 150 jobs and opportunity for the firm to double in size.
  • Provision for towns businesses to expand and micro businesses to operate from
  • Residential units varying in size from 1-3 bedrooms 30% of which will be affordable property
  • Hotel accommodation

Public and stakeholder consultations will be held in the coming months to discuss the design and development of the Adur Civic Centre site (which incorporates both the Civic Centre and the staff car park opposite), and it is anticipated that a full planning application will be forthcoming in the Autumn of this year.

Leader of Adur District Council, Neil Parkin, comments:“I’m delighted to see the creation of new jobs, new skills and new residences for the people of Shoreham. The Civic Centre site has been a target for our town’s regeneration efforts, and I am so pleased to be announcing KSD SteelRock as our preferred developer.”

“I fully believe that their ambitions match the District Council’s when it comes to creating long term value for the town and its community.”

Rupert English, Chief Executive at KSD SteelRock, adds:“We are delighted to have been selected as preferred developer for this landmark site. We are looking forward to working in close co-operation with both Adur District Council and the wider local community to deliver a development that combines an iconic design conceived by renowned local architect, Conran & Partners, with facilities which address local needs.”