The Association’s purpose, set out in its constitution, is to advise, represent, and liaise with New Forest District Council and other authorities on behalf of its members across all matters relating to the ownership of beach huts. Membership is by annual subscription and there are currently over 400 members. The Association is headed up by a committee of 7. Although not a Registered Charity, the Association makes donations to charitable organisations from time to time.
Celebration of Milford on Sea Beach Hut Rebuilding and Opening
3rd September 2017
15 February 2014 July 2017
In spite of the weather on Sunday 3rd September, we did indeed celebrate the rebuilding and opening of the Milford huts. In British bulldog style everyone carried on regardless... There was a real community spirit and determination to enjoy the event, rain, wind and all.
Many thanks are due to those who opened their huts, those who helped from our committee in the lead up and on the day, and those Milford hut owners who took on extra duties.
The village butcher's plan no. 3 was excellent, replacing the originally intended hog roast by providing instead delicious and very welcome pork baps and vegetarian paella.
Last but by no means least - most particular and very extra special thanks to Milford rep. Colin Holdsworth for organising and arranging everything in advance and galvanising the troops into action.
A memorable day indeed.
A Reminder about Planning Permission from NFDC
"Owners must not only apply for planning permission for replacement huts, but for any changes (even if like for like) to both decking or steps."
This refers to Section 18 of the Licence. See the full version of this in our 'Members' Only' Area.
Phone 999 if a crime is in progress, but do not get involved. To report a crime which has already occurred (e.g. vandalism) phone 101. Be ready to give the postcode for the incident. For Barton on Sea BH25 7DU, Calshot SO45 1BR, Hordle Cliff SO41 0UX and Milford SO41 0PY.
NFBHOA has notice boards at all the beaches with information regarding tides (Calshot does in the summer) and general information which you may find useful in an emergency.
Under the licence issued to owners by New Forest District Council for beach huts on our 4 beaches, no renting of huts is permitted under any circumstances.
Responsible dog owners and their dogs are welcome on our beaches, but it is advisable to keep dogs on long leads. Please clean up after your dog has fouled.