It’s probably a benefit to Hastings that it is so hard to get to, although there has been talk about upgrading the line for as long as I remember.   It means that it has retained a great deal of its seaside shabbiness – the peeling stucco in Wellington Square and the junk shops in the Old Town.   I like it:-


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  1. Don’t forget the De La Warr Pavilion ! It’s been neglected because the Thatcher Government used it to dump people from East London, while investing pitifully small sums in its infrastructure – schools, libraries etc etc. It’s a tribute to the people of Hastings, and to the Jerwood, that it is as vibrant and attractive as it is.

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