Diocese of Chichester


Diocesan Church House, 211 New Church Road, Hove, BN3 4ED

By Train

Portslade Station has frequent train services to Littlehampton and Brighton. Church House is within walking distance down Boundary Road (Portslade’s High Street) and about 600 yards along New Church Road.

By Bus

From Brighton Station the number 6 busgoes from Stop C outside the station. It runs at a rate of 4 or 5 an hour during the day, Monday to Saturday. If you want to spend out on a text (full cost not known) for details of the next bus due it is briajdm to 84268. The bus destination will be Downs Park and you want the St Keyna Avenue stop which is opposite Church House. 

The 1 and 1A between Whitehawk and Mile Oak via Churchill Square in Brighton also stop at the St Kenya Avenue stop.

By Road

Easiest approach by road from most parts of the diocese is via the A27 Brighton/Hove By-Pass. Use the A293 towards Portslade; turn left on to the A270 Old Shoreham Road and then immediately right at the next traffic lights. New Church Road is the second on the left over the level crossing, at traffic lights. Church House is about 600 yards along New Church Road, next to St Leonard’s Aldrington church.

There is a car park in the grounds of Church House with limited spaces and there are marked “Disabled” parking bays available.

Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee a car parking space and you may wish to consider a car share or using public transport. If you have a particular health need that means you need a car parking space, please contact reception.

When there are no car parking spaces available in Church House please do not park on the double yellow lines. If you do so you will be asked to move your vehicle. There are limited spaces within the surrounding area but these are governed by the council's parking regulations (see the following information).

Parking Zone L (Zone borders on this map are approximate. Always check street signs before you park)

Permit bays operate Monday to Sunday, 11am to noon and 6pm to 7pm including Bank Holidays. There is no pay & display parking in this parking zone. Always check the street signs before you park.

Roads included in Parking Zone L :

Roads leading North from New Church Road to Portland Road:

Worcester Villas, Leicester Villas, Glebe Villas, Portland Villas, Rothbury Road, Jesmond Road, Mansfield Road & Woodhouse Road.

Roads North of Portland Road:

Olive Road & Ingram Cr W & Ingram Cr E

Roads leading South from New Church Road to Kingsway (A259):

St Leonard's Road, St Leonard's Ave, Erroll Road, St Leonard's Gardens, St Keyna Ave, Kenton Road, Middleton Ave, Derek Ave, Brittany Road & Roman Road.