Blue Plaque at Embassy Cou...

A blue plaque to Captain Edward Zeff MBE, Croix de Guerre, will be unveiled at Embassy Court this Thursday, 30th of March 2017 at 12 noon. We are very proud and privileged to honour this exceptional man and former Embassy Court resident. The son of a Brighton tailor, Edward Zeff trained as a signaller in World War Two and, as a fluent French speaker, volunteered for the French Section of the Special...

Brighton Fringe Tours of E...

The tour dates for this years festival are: 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th May and 3rd and 4th June All tours will start at 11am. Includes tour of the 11th floor sun-terrace, and an interior of a flat. Tickets cannot be purchased on the door but can be purchased...

Wells Coates and Modernism

Coates was a key figure in the development of the first phase of British Modernism. A Canadian national brought up in Japan he seems typical of the invigorating spirit that entered British cultural life in the 1930s. Energetic, driven, beholden to no-one, capable of a deep idealism whose seriousness was tempered with a great personal charm, groups of like minded individuals naturally formed around him....

Another popular year for T...

For over a decade, guided tours of Embassy Court have been led by leaseholders and residents of Embassy Court. 2017 has been an exceptional year as the interest in this building grows from strength to strength! Over 15 walking tours, attracting around 300 participants, have been held thus far in 2017; notably during the annual Brighton Fringe festival and Heritage Days. In addition, private tours for arts...

Solar Powered Embassy Cour...

On the 26th March Embassy Court completed the installation of a roof top, photovoltaic solar panel array. The system comprising of 33 panels, generating 10kwh of energy, was installed by Aniron Renewables. Over a period of 20 years of the Feed in Tariff the return on investment will total an income of around £34,000. In addition we will be doing our bit for the environment by offsetting 116 tonnes of Co2...

Holiday Let Licence

Embassy Court leases do not allow flats to be rented out as holiday lets. The freeholder has created a licensing system to allow the terms of the lease to extend to holiday lets for a very small number of flats. Only flats with a licence can be rented out as holiday lets. To apply for a license please contact the freeholder administrator. Leaseholders found to be letting their properties as holiday lets...

Sky Lounge

Our time travelling cocktail bar, Sky Lounge, re-materialised in May and using the mysteries of the space-time continuum, took the roof terrace back to 1936. After two very enjoyable afternoons reality was restored. But not before resident photographer Tony Wells took some excellent portraits of our customers and volunteers.      ...

Isokon Gallery

In celebration of its 80th year, Embassy Court’s sister building, The Isokon in Hampstead has opened a gallery to the public for a remarkable exhibition.  This exhibition tells a fascinating story, of the building itself, the world-famous figures that made it their home in the 1930s, and the company, Isokon, that shared its name and became a by-word for visionary design. This a “must see” exhibition for...