5/7 High Street, Bembridge

The proposal by Bembridge Parish Council to sell the building at 5/7 High Street, Bembridge has caused some consternation in and around the parish.

Here are the articles OnTheWight has written about it.

Legal papers filed with High Court re Bembridge PC and 5/7 High St sale

5-7 high street bembridge

The long-running dispute that's been engulfing Bembridge for the last couple of years has now reached its next level of seriousness.

Wednesday, 5th December, 2018 12:51pm

By Simon Perry with 11 readers' comments

Parish council put controversial property up for sale

for sale sign

Over 600 residents in Bembridge voted for the parish council to not sell the asset, but the councillors say they need the income from the sale to repair and renovate other parish owned businesses.

Friday, 20th July, 2018 3:26pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 13 readers' comments

These are the numbers behind the controversial Bembridge property sale

5-7 high street bembridge

Just over 25% of the Bembridge voting population cast their votes in a parish poll last week over the proposed sale of 5/7 High Street. The Chairman of the Parish council has stated that businesses are 'not under threat', only the landlord will change.

Tuesday, 3rd July, 2018 7:53am

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments