Fawley New Town

This is the third report in our annual newsletter concerning plans by Fawley Waterside Ltd. to build a new small town on the site of the former Fawley Power Station. The development of this power station site will provide 1500 new homes and commercial properties. Some 470 of the homes will be affordable properties in … Continue reading Fawley New Town

Fawley New Town

View of the site from the west In the Autumn 2018 issue of the Society’s Newsletter we reported on the proposal to build a new town at Fawley on Southampton Water. This article is an update of developments since then. This is perhaps the most important development on the shores of the Solent this century … Continue reading Fawley New Town

Eastney – Fraser Range development proposal

Solent Protection Society takes a close interest in the conservation of the natural heritage and historic assets of the Solent shoreline. In particular, we are concerned with safeguarding the views towards that shoreline by users of the Solent, a viewpoint not always given priority in planning applications. The fortifications at the eastern end of Southsea … Continue reading Eastney – Fraser Range development proposal

Fort Gilkicker

Posted on 01 Oct 2007 Hampshire County Council, owners of the Fort, are very keen to appoint a developer to restore the Fort and relieve them of the £100,000 a year charge that they are presently incurring on security and repairs in order to maintain a safe environment to protect the public. So far three … Continue reading Fort Gilkicker