The council recently held a drop-in consultation for local residents, to get feedback on a somewhat loaded question: what kind of housing development would you like to see here when this fine period building is knocked down? It’s been on the cards for some time, but is moving towards reality. The building in question has a long history, but its
***EVENT POSTPONED *** National Regional Property Group is of the UK’s most innovative and dynamic property developers, specialising in sustainable regeneration and Build to Rent projects. Based just outside Victory Gate, they are also behind some of the city's biggest projects being worked up or under consideration right now. Their Chief Executive, Shaun Adams, will talk about the company’s planning applications
One of our most popular events this year featured Alan Wallbank talking around his film of the Hayling Billy Railway. His most recent project has been a rediscovery of seaside miniature railways in our area. Southsea had one that closed in the 1980s, and Southern Miniature Railways Ltd ran lines at Lee-on-Solent, Poole Park and Bognor Regis.
No one who has browsed the local history sections of our libraries or few remaining bookshops can have failed to notice the name of Ray Riley, and we would imagine that most of our members possess at least one of his many publications. He was amongst the most prodigious writers on the City of Portsmouth, a stalwart member of and
The Portsmouth Society's Annual General Meeting will take place at 7pm on Wednesday 22 May 2019 at the Royal Maritime Club, Queen Street, Portsmouth, PO1 3HS. After the formal business, Dr Sue McClory will offer a talk on Frank Matcham, who is considered to be one of the greatest British theatre architects of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. Links to meeting documents