West Blatchington

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West Blatchington
West Blatchington Mill.jpg
The windmill
Unitary authority Brighton and Hove
Ceremonial county East Sussex
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRIGHTON
Postcode district BN3
Dialling code 01273
Police Sussex
Fire East Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Hove
List of places
East Sussex

West Blatchington is an area in Hove, East Sussex, England.

The area grew rapidly in the inter-war period, but unlike nearby Hangleton it had more infrastructure, with St Peter's Church, a working farm, a windmill and an industrial area grouped around the Goldstone Pumping Station and its workers' cottages.[1]

Blatchington Mill School, formed in 1979 from the Hove County Grammar School, Knoll Boys School and Nevill Secondary School, lies in the centre of West Blatchington.

The area is crossed by the Monarch's Way long-distance footpath, heading towards its terminus at Shoreham-by-Sea.


  1. "Welcome to West Blatchington". My Brighton and Hove website. My Brighton and Hove (c/o QueensPark Books). 22 March 2006. Retrieved 27 September 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>