Does it matter what frames windows have on Eastbourne seafront?
According to the Borough Council, yes it does. A row has erupted between Town Hall and some hoteliers on the front, who want to be able to use uPVC frames when they replace their old windows. However, the authority says wooden frames should be norm, as it helps to preserve the promenade’s Victorian feel.
Eastbourne Buzz has been asking the Planning Chairman why the council would rather see wood than plastic: