Kings Head Hotel
Updated October 2012
Horsham's only town centre hotel
was closed since 2004 and remained boarded up with
its future uncertain until 2011.
The Society has always maintained
that the listed status of this landmark building
must be respected and strongly opposed any move to
change its outward appearance.
Planning permission was granted
for conversion from 42-bed hotel to 17-bed hotel
plus shops, restaurants & offices but, despite
occasional rumours of an impending sale, this never
In 2008 the Society urged the
Council to acquire the site through compulsory
purchase and in our view this still remains an
Part of the site in East Street
was converted into a Cote restaurant and
subsequently ASK moved in to the main part of the
building. This leaves only part of the East Street
fašade still to be let, together with parts of the
upper floors. Thankfully, this important landmark is
finally back in use.