The All Saints site was originally an Anglo-Catholic nunnery and convalescent home, designed by Henry Woodyer. All Saints was built between 1867 and 1869 with land donated by the 7th Duke of Devonshire, the Chapel was added in 1874.
The site was an NHS hospital for many years, and the hospital wards nursed thousands of patients until its necessary closing in 2004.
The site was then purchased from the Eastbourne Hospitals NHS Trust, by Berkeley who systematically transformed the buildings into a majestic haven of bespoke luxury homes.
The Chapel has become a place of community.
The recent re-birth of the communal Chapel, inclusively shares the beauty of the building with everyone, as were the original intentions.
ALL ARE WELCOME at All Saints Chapel...
Lifting ones spirit in heightened care, joy and LOVE.
is in the news again. With Theresa May
having become Prime Minister media outlets scrambled to find any local
claim to fame is that Theresa May is an Eastbourne girl. Born in the All Saints Hospital in
Meads. Theresa May’s father the Rev Hubert
Brasier was the Chaplin for the All Saints Hospital and Chapel in the 1950’s.
May to return to the hospital she would see some amazing changes. The Hospital itself has been converted to
luxury flats by Berkeley Homes, and the Chapel has been retained as a chapel.
has seen the most significant change. Previously it was a place of
contemplation for patients and relatives.
Now however it has become a celebration of life itself.
Its new use
is as a wedding and dinner venue. It now
brings joy to thousands of people who visit the Chapel each year, traveling
both locally, nationally and internationally. We even had a wedding party
travel from Seattle in the USA to the Chapel a few years ago.
is one of the great treasures of Eastbourne and now to be remembered as the
birth place of the UK’s 54 Prime Minister.
Born on 1
October 1956 in Eastbourne,
East Sussex. Theresa is the only child of Zaidee Mary (née Barnes; 1928–1982) and
Hubert Brasier (1917–1981), Chaplin to All Saints Chapel.
information regarding the following
· Chapel viewings by appointment
· Wedding enquiries
· Dinner enquiries
· General booking
· Christmas parties
Mark Bird on 07808 833 480 or Lorraine Powell on 0795 4182260