LETTER: Aquarena plans

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The old Aquarena on Brighton Road is a derelict brownfield site near the centre of town and has looked awful for years now.

Everyone agrees that something desperately needs to be done.

Roffey is willing to put £40 million in to its local area to turn it into 147 new apartments, and says 39 of these will be affordable homes.

All this can only help with the chronic local shortage of homes for young families who are struggling to find a place to live.

Investment like this will help people in Worthing and attract business into the town as they will have more confidence rather than just seeing it as a commuter suburb of Brighton.

It is often projects like this that kick-start other investment and a new development on this scale could give the whole town a real lift.

Roffey is a local company, employing local people, improving Worthing for local people.

We should be hugely proud of that, and I think they deserve our support.

Steve Isaac

Falmer Close


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