Category:Trafalgar Arches

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Along the East side of Brighton Station is a private road with a series of arches along one side known as Trafalgar Arches. The area was not well signposted until 2015, and didn't have an agreed name until the "Trafalgar Arches" name emerged and became increasingly recognised from around 2011 onwards. The creation of a market was suggested as part of the station renovation and area improvement plans that started to be implemented from around 2013 onwards.

It has clamper-controlled private parking.


The structure of Trafalgar Arches consists of a line of Victorian arched brickwork built to support the eastward upper extension of the station's tracks and platforms, which built over the top of the original Cab Road that ran up the side of the original 1841 station (turning the Cab Road into a tunnel), and then extended over further to the East. This created a series of arched spaces unconnected to the original understation, and cut off from from it by the Cab Road tunnel. These were then used for various businesses, including originally a horse hospital that serviced the many traders and cabowners that used horses and worked around the station.

The area facing the Arches, which is now occupied by C20th newbuilds, was originally occupied by the station's lower=level goods yards. These were originally served by a railway tunnel from the West that ducked down steeply under the main passenger tracks and emerged in the break in the middle of Trafalgar Arches, and later by a more circuitous (but less steep) route that crossed a small bridge over New England Road that has now been turned into a footbridge.

Current businesses

STEAM Coffee

On Trafalgar Arches Corner, next to Trafalgar Street.

Trafalgar Arches Market

After dallying with a couple of other names, became Trafalgar Arches Market in 2015.

The Green Door Store

Late bar & live music venue

Trafalgar Arches, Lower Goods Yard, Brighton Train Station, East Sussex, BN1 4FQ

Under The Bridge Studios

Recording Studio facilities

7 Trafalgar Arches, Brighton

07799 564 620

Brighton Music for Kids

Radio Free Brighton


Bike hire, spares and repairs, new and second-hand bikes

Unit 8, Under the Station (off Trafalgar Street), Brighton BN1 4FQ

01273 571555

Wood Works


9 Trafalgar Arches, Brighton BN1 4FQ

07806 202975

Previous businesses

St Martin Vintners

Fine Wines and Spirits

Trafalgar Street, North Laine, Brighton and Hove BN1 4FQ

01273 777 788 /


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