Castle Square

A brief history

Reproduced with permission from the Encyclopaedia of Brighton by Tim Carder, 1990

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Photo:Needham's Closing Down Sale, c. 1930: Needham's closing down sale with pedestrians and ornate street lamps in a traffic free Castle Square. Needham's department store occupied 14-18 Castle Square and 57-58 Old Steine. It was demolished in 1930 and Electric House was built on the site.

Needham's Closing Down Sale, c. 1930: Needham's closing down sale with pedestrians and ornate street lamps in a traffic free Castle Square. Needham's department store occupied 14-18 Castle Square and 57-58 Old Steine. It was demolished in 1930 and Electric House was built on the site.

Image reproduced with kind permission from Brighton and Hove in Pictures by Brighton and Hove City Council

This page was added on 13/01/2007.
Comments about this page

A postcard I purchased today states the address of the store as 13, 14, 15, 17 and 18 Castle Square. The number 16 has for some reason been omitted. Other addresses stated on the same card, below the picture of the store, are 57 Old Steine and 1 Palace Place.

By Douglas d'Enno (11/02/2014)

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