Seven Dials

The Seven Dials district sits perched in a hilltop, north-west of the city centre. It takes its name from having seven roads which circulate around the Seven Dials roundabout. Seven Dials in Brighton is a vibrant mix of trendy bohemia and suburban elegance.


The housing around the area is mainly to the late nineteenth century with some interwar period properties. There are a mixture of terraced houses, converted flats and purpose built flats with some substantial Victorian houses. With the opening of the railway in 1841, its villas and terraces, parks and grammar schools soon followed.

The Area

An area of mainly mid to late nineteenth century architecture. Clockwise from the north these are; Prestonville Road, Chatham Place leading to New England Road and Preston Circus, Buckingham Road leading to Brighton Railway Station, Dyke Road which is a main road in Brighton and Hove leading to Brighton city centre, Vernon Terrace leading to Montpelier Road and the seafront, Goldsmid Road which leads onto the Hove and the northwood continuation of Dyke Road leading up towards Devil’s Dyke.

Getting there

Seven Dials has a unqiune poistion in Brighton & Hove, being located close to three local train stations. These are Brighton Mainline Station (which would be the closest), Preston Park and Hove Railway Station. Regular buses run inculding the 27 which runs right into Brighton city centre and along to Saltdean and the 14 which runs into Peacehevan.

Seven Dials is also the home to Bhasvic college, a popular sixth form education option for adult learning. They offer courses on a vary of subjects from Accounting to Theatre Studies in either AS or A level standard. For more information on Bhasvic and the courses please visit their website here


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