Portslade-by-Sea was an urban district from the late 19th century to 1974, when it became part of the borough of Hove, later to become part of the city of Brighton and Hove.
Portslade Town Hall is on Victoria Road, and is used as a venue for various functions. Enraght's belief in the Church of England's Catholic tradition, his promotion of ritualism in worship, and his writings on Catholic worship and church-state relationships, led him into conflict with the Public Worship Regulation Act 1874.
Today Portslade is bisected from east to west by the old A27 road (now the A270) between Brighton and Worthing, each part having a distinct character.
Portslade Village, to the north, nestles in a valley of the South Downs and still retains its rural character with flint buildings, a village green and the small parish church of St Nicolas, which is the second-oldest church in the city, dating from approximately 1150.
The adjacent areas of West Sussex are Southwick and Fishersgate with Fishersgate occurring south of the railway line.Portslade is the name of an area of the city of Brighton and Hove, England.Portslade Village, the original settlement a mile inland to the north, was built up in the 16th century.The musical waves, the ethereal atmosphere, all make me feel as in the olden golden days when I was a boy and dreamed of Heaven".While living in Portslade he wrote the greater portion of his theological works.