The Ocean Hotel, Saltdene, Brighton and Hove

The Ocean Hotel, Saltdene, Brighton and Hove
Photograph taken 22 November 2006 © lorna Freeman. Source Historic England Archive ref: 482051

The Ocean Hotel was designed by RWH Jones and built in 1938 from reinforced concrete covered in plaster. Behind and below the main block are 6 linked dormitory blocks, 3 each on either side of the swimming and paddling pools. It was constructed by the Saltdean Estate Company. The company also built the Lido and much of the actual village. It was formed by speculator Charles Neville in 1924.

Location

Brighton and Hove Saltdene

Period

1930s (1930 - 1938)

Tags

hotel holiday seaside tourism 1930s (1930 - 1938)