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New homes plan for site of destroyed pub

Battle of Britain pub being demolished in Gravesend without permission

22 November 2017

Developers have put forward new plans to build on the site of a pub which was illegally demolished.


Public to get say in waterfront development

How the development could look

21 November 2017

Plans for a project to build 1,600 waterfront homes will be open for public comment before the final brief is completed.


Manston airport plans laid out by rival companies

River Oak Strategic Partners wants to re-open Manston as a cargo airport.

21 November 2017

Two companies battling for the Manston airport site have had their plans for it heard by councillors.


Major project takes shape

The St James' development photographed last week. Picture courtesy of Apex Drone Photography

21 November 2017

A bird's-eye view of a multi-million pound retail and leisure development has been released.

Plans to transform riverside

How the development could look

21 November 2017

Councillors will discuss a proposal for build 1,400 apartments and 200 houses in a Kent town.


Calls for stamp duty changes in Budget

In many towns, even modest terraced houses are beyond the reach of many families

21 November 2017

The property sector is calling on the Chancellor to make cuts to stamp duty when he delivers his Autumn Budget in parliament tomorrow.

Bid for £300m to help speed up Otterpool 'garden town'

Otterpool Park site looking back towards Sellindge where 12,000 homes are planned. Picture: Gary Browne

20 November 2017

We need £300m for schools, roads and other facilities if plans for 12,000 homes go ahead, says Kent County Council.


Runway to remain in former airport redevelopment

The Manston Airport runway

20 November 2017

Part of the main runway of the former Manston airport will be reopened for heritage aviation under the latest plans put forward by the site’s owners.


Luxury hotel plus 150 villas planned

The development has been compared to Eastwell Manor in Boughton Aluph

19 November 2017

A country manor hotel and up to 150 villas could be coming to the county following plans from Chinese developers.


Villagers' protests ignored

Villagers picket the Town Hall ahead of the meeting

17 November 2017

Councillors have approved plans for 65 homes despite hundreds of objections because the controversial housing is featured in the area's Local Plan.


Government could intervene in council's house building plans

Sajid Javid

17 November 2017

The government has told the council it could intervene house-building plans, saying it is not doing enough to tackle the housing shortage.


Traffic fears as plans for 600 homes are submitted

An artist's impression of the proposed development from Wises Lane

14 November 2017

Controversial plans for more than 600 homes, a school, shops and a rugby clubhouse have been sent to councillors.


New image of pub plan revealed

Developers have revealed a new image of plans for the former Prince Albert

14 November 2017

Controversial plans to knock down a historic pub are expected to be decided before Christmas - as developers reveal a new image of their scheme.


Millionaire landlord's 'no coloureds' policy ruled unlawful

Fergus Wilson

08 November 2017

A judge has delivered a verdict on a controversial ban by Fergus Wilson.

Decision on 70 homes plan waiting on survey

The proposed second wave of development by Timperley at Sholden, with access from Hyton Drive and Cornfield Row (pictured)

08 November 2017

A decision on a scheme to develop farmland has been deferred until the findings of a transport survey are known.

Second primary school for garden city

How the Hope Community School will look

08 November 2017

Another school is to be built in a new town after planners gave the green light to a 420-pupil site.


Work on brewery to begin within weeks

The side of the brewery

08 November 2017

Bosses behind plans for a state-of-the-art brewery have revealed when they plan to open the £1.3 million site.


Housebuilding starts on former KM HQ

How the KM Group headquarters in Larkfield looked in 2007

07 November 2017

Work has begun on the redevelopment of the former headquarters of the KM Group, which is being turned into 12 homes.

Backlash over government house building targets grows

The target is 778 homes a year

06 November 2017

Planning chiefs question government edict for thousands more homes in Kent


Planners say yes to housing before end of public consultation

The public notice clearly gives tomorrow as the deadline for public responses

02 November 2017

Council planners have been slated for making a recommendation on a controversial planning application, without waiting for the public's view.

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