West Sussex Gazette
Drill Hall is saved
The battle to save Horsham’s Drill Hall has come to a successful end, with the building being placed in the care of the district’s branch of the Royal British Legion.
There was applause from members of the public as councillors agreed the hall should be leased to the RBL for up to 30 years at a peppercorn rent.
The decision ended 18 months of campaigning which followed the hugely unpopular suggestion in early 2020 that the hall should make way for affordable housing.
The legion will take over the hall’s running on April 1.