Latest News & Updates

29 March - The 'Save the DGH' campaign External link logo are very keen to hear from anyone who has had a baby on the way to the Conquest or been affected by consultant-led Maternity services not being at Eastbourne DGH. Read more...

29 March - The Harbour Medical Practice External link logo which has been rated ‘requires improvement’ in its latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) report, has said it is making good progress and will meet the required standards in its next inspection. Read more... External link logo

29 March - Premier Marinas are now recruiting spring and summer seasonal staff - an opportunity to get into the marine industry with a Gold accredited Investor in People. For more information and how to apply, click here... External link logo

28 March - Have your say about SHRA. We are conducting a short, anonymous survey on the relevance and role of the Residents Association. Click here to complete the survey on Google Forms... External link logo

28 March - Want to try sailing? Pevensey Bay Sailing Club External link logo are holding their Spring Open day on Saturday 20th May 11am-3pm. See poster for more details...

28 March - Update from Pevensey Coastal Defence Ltd - The forecast for spring tides at the end of the week remains good, so we still hope that the majority of work will be completed by Friday 7th April, with just some tidying up the following week.  Most works are expected to be between Cooden and Beachlands.

25 March - Organizers of the Night to Remember Walk 2017 are seeking volunteers for the event which takes place on the night of Sat 20 May. Read more... External link logo

25 March - Eastbourne Borough Council is consulting on a new Statement of Community Involvement which sets out the standards and approaches that the Council will use to involve the community and other interested parties in planning matters. Read the consultation documents... External link logo

24 March - CCTV has been upgraded at Sovereign Harbour. Premier Marina say as well as the operation camera upgrades, they have invested £20,000 to install four new cameras in strategic areas of the marina, which will be supported by a new 24-hour recording system. Read more... External link logo

23 March - A date for your diary. On Wednesday 19 April in the Church Hall, South Street at 9.45am, Eastbourne Seniors Forum are hosting a talk by Trading Standards about scams. Click here for details... External link logo

21 March - An hour and half of your time that could help save lives. Free Basic Life Support and Defibrillator Awareness training at The Waterfront. New dates & times in April, May and June. Read more...

Wanted logo19 March - Newhaven National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) needs volunteer watchkeepers to help safeguard the lives of yachtsmen, fishermen, canoeists and other users of coastal waters. Read more... External link logo

On Now! - The Green Room Productions presents Di and Viv and Rose at the Lamb Theatre on Wednesday 29th March and running until Saturday 1st April 2017. Crackling with wisdom and wit, Di and Viv and Rose is a humorous and thoughtful exploration of friendship's impact on life and life's impact on friendship. Book now. Read more... External link logo

Welcome to the SHRA website


Sovereign Harbour

Built on land known as The Crumbles, Sovereign Harbour is Eastbourne's prestigious marina development. Houses and apartment blocks are arranged around an outer tidal harbour, four inner basins and alongside the waterways and shingle beaches. It is a great place to live! In recent years a state-of-the-art medical centre External link logo has opened and the local junior school External link logo has been enlarged. In the Innovation Park External link logo, Pacific House has opened as the first office building, and more housing is under construction External link logo on three sites.

Sovereign Harbour Residents Association (SHRA)

Our Residents Association was established in 2000 to give Harbour residents a strengthened and co-ordinated voice in all discussions on the management and development of Sovereign Harbour. Read more about SHRA here... Click here to join SHRA... SHRA membership brings discounts from local businesses.

Date for diary - Thursday 11th May 2017 - SHRA AGM - Haven School, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Members only - bring your membership card.

SHRA Membership and Sponsorship

The work of the Residents Association is funded by a one-off, life membership subscription from members, supplemented by commercial sponsorship of the SHRA web site and newsletter, "Waterlines"

Waterlines and SHRA e-bulletin

Our on-line newsletter, Waterlines, is published at regular intervals. The latest issue can be downloaded from its dedicated website: External link logo From time to time, usually, not more than once a month, we email subscribers about updates to the web site, publication of Waterlines, notice of meetings and other Harbour matters. Click here to subscribe to the SHRA e-bulletin External link logo

SHRA Web Site

Please explore our web pages. Our news page is frequently updated with reports on the work of the Association and local issues. We publish information on harbour clubs and activities, future development, local events, local transport, local trades, and offer a page of useful links. We welcome your letters, event announcements and photos.

Harbour Weather External link logo - Eastbourne Tides External link logo - Flood Alerts External link logo - Live Channel Traffic External link logo

Visiting Sovereign Harbour

The Waterfront, Sovereign HarbourThe Harbour is an interesting place to explore, with leisure and fishing boats, the sea locks, a harbour boat tour, the lifeboat station and the many harbour and beach-side walks and cycle paths.

'The Waterfront' area at Sovereign Harbour offers a wide range of restaurants, cafés, and bars, some shops, dental services and beauty, health and hair salons. Visit The Waterfront web site External link logo for further information and to obtain discount vouchers.

The adjacent Sovereign Harbour Retail Park has several large stores, including Asda, Boots, Matalan and Next. The Waterfront and the marina are home to a number of companies offering services to the business and marine communities.

Eastbourne FishermenEastbourne Fishermen have proposed plans for a Fishermens' Quay at Sovereign Harbour. More info on the Eastbourne Fishermen web site... External link logo

Our Current Sponsors

To become a SHRA sponsor -E-mail the SHRA webmaster
Our Previous Sponsors - Click here.