Grand Ocean, Saltdean
|Location||Saltdean, United Kingdom|
During the Second World War the building was taken over by the fire service and used as a fire service college. It was then bought by Billy Butlin in 1953 and became a Butlin's Holiday camp. IN 2005 a theatrical production, Dirty Wonderland, was staged in the former hotel.
Notable features include the internal staircase and foyer. It is included as the starting point of a local tour of Brighton architecture. along with Brighton Pavilion, Brighton Pier and the Regency Brunswick Town
- Sussex: East Edition of the Buildings of England Publisher: Yale University Press (14 May 2013) ISBN 0300184735
- Connell, Ward and Lucas: Modern Movement Architects in England 1929-1939 Authors Dennis Sharp, Sally Rendel Publisher Frances Lincoln ltd, 2008 ISBN 9780711227682
- Fred Gray (2006). Designing the Seaside: Architecture, Society And Nature. Reaktion Books. p. 302. ISBN 978-1-86189-274-4. Retrieved 5 July 2013.
- Thom Gorst (6 December 2012). The Buildings Around Us. Taylor & Francis. p. 82. ISBN 978-1-135-82328-3. Retrieved 5 July 2013.
- Allan Brodie; Gary Winter (2007). England's Seaside Resorts. English Heritage. p. 88. ISBN 978-1-905624-65-2.
- Training and Education in the Fire Services: Proceedings of a Symposium Conducted by [the] Committee on Fire Research, Division of Engineering, National Research Council Contributor National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Fire Research Publisher National Academies, 1970
- "The Grand Ocean Hotel at Saltdean enters a new phase". By Jan Melrose, BBC Sussex, 10 February 2010
- "Dirty Wonderland", The Guardian Elisabeth Mahoney, 21 May 2005
- "Home suite home: Old seaside hotels are being turned into luxury flats ". The Independent, 4 October 2014.
- "New Art Deco flats at the Grand Ocean Hotel in Saltdean, East Sussex". The Times, Damian Barr, May 2, 2008
- ITV Meridian News 28 6 13 "Brighton's architectural gems"