The All Saints site was originally built as a Turbuculosis convalescent home, The building was designed by Henry Woodyer and 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 because of its Grade 2* listing can not be converted to residential accommodation and because if this and its outstanding beauty has been lovingly restored.
The Chapel is now used as a venue. No religious services are undertaken within the building. Whilst some people may doubt its use in this way, the Chapel have seen a renascence in its use. Since its use as a venue, thousands of people have experienced what otherwise would have been lost to Sussex.
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 Eastbourne Maturnity hospital. Theresa May’s father the Rev Hubert
Brasier was Chaplin to 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 restored to its full glory.
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 venue. It now
brings joy to thousands of people who visit the Chapel each year, travelling both locally, nationally and internationally. We even had a 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
- Dinner enquiries
- Funerals and celebrations
- Private functions
- Naming ceremonies
- General booking
- Christmas parties
Please Call Alex Bird on 07413 684134 or Mark Bird on 07808 833 480