The way we shop and the way that local people use their high streets is changing. We are shopping more online, changing the nature of what makes the high street successful.  

In recent years there has been a focus on the need for regeneration in the centre of Hailsham. We want to engage with the Hailsham community to understand local opinion.

Maps to show the proposed area being considered for regeneration, and the land ownership amongst the different organisations who are working together to to assess the opportunity for a financially viable town regeneration project that delivers mixed residential, retail, leisure and office space, are available here

The first phase of consultation ran from 12 August 2019 to 12 November 2019. The focus at this stage was to explore the aspirations of those that live, work in or visit Hailsham for the next 10-15 years. The Hailsham Aspires Consultation Phase 1 Summary Report (pdf) analyses the responses we received.

These views will help to inform the design team in their work to bring forward regeneration proposals for the Vicarage Field shopping area, District Council offices, the Leisure Centre and the nearby car parks.

Further opportunities to get involved and input into the design will be available in due course. To keep up to date on project developments please sign-up for updates below.