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Brighton and Hove


Brighton and Hove is England’s most populous seaside resort with a population of 273,400 (2011 census).

The ancient settlement of “Brighthelmstone” dates from before Domesday Book (1086), but it emerged as a health resort featuring sea bathing during the 18th century, was used as a seaside getaway by the Prince Regent, and became a highly popular destination for day-trippers from London after the arrival of the railway in 1841.

Modern Brighton forms part of the Brighton/Worthing/Littlehampton conurbation stretching along the coast, with a population of around 480,000 inhabitants

Postcode districts: BN1, BN2, BN3, BN41

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