Prominent Brighton Pub to be Redeveloped as Flats

PLANS to redevelop Brighton’s historic Khyats Hotel into an apartment village are proceeding.

The pub, at 21 – 25 Wilson Street, raised eyebrows in late 2009, after the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal made the highly unusual decision not to raze the historic building, as part of a residential redevelopment.

The Bayside council and former planning minister Justin Madden previously refused to put a heritage overlay over the hotel, which is opposite the Brighton Town Hall and Clocktower Theatre.

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