• Autumn 2018 Newsletter
    As published and issued to all members and supporter of regeneration – see here: HCCFNewsletterAutumn2018...
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    The Death and Life of the High Street – a new national web blog here that might be of interest…...
  • Annual General Meeting
    Our AGM was held on 30th June 2018 and our Chairman updated the meeting on our work during our first year. He particularly addressed the importance of our rich local heritage to the community and, therefore, to the successful future of Hamlet Court Road. He referenced recent statements in support of adaptive retail by Mary Portas and from Bill Grimsey in an important report that repeatedly references Heritage in accessing how High Streets can recover. The meeting re-elected the current Forum officers and a brief financial report was received. Finally we enjoyed a delightful interview session ...
  • LOVE HAMLET COURT ROAD
    Saturday 21st July & Sunday 22nd July 2018 A fantastic new public event in Hamlet Court Road to celebrate local place. Local shops and businesses are invited to support the event and offer something different, perhaps a new offer or discount to help the community enjoy the day and to encourage business. If a business wants to use the ‘Love Hamlet Court Road’ logo, say for social media purposes, please just email us at one of the contact email addresses and will provide a free logo. The local community is invited to visit or extend a visit in Hamlet Court Road – try ...
  • New Heritage Index puts Southend in its place…
    NEW HERITAGE INDEX PUTS SOUTHEND IN ITS PLACE… The Royal Society of Arts launched the Heritage Index in London this week and it shows a mixed position for Southend-on-Sea. The index scores the heritage attributes of all towns or areas across England and these include everything from historic buildings, sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs such as the estuary), Heritage Lottery funding, local heritage events and much more. Southend scores in an amazing 7th place out of 325 for heritage assets placing it in the top 2.2%. If only that were the whole picture. Sadly the town also ...