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Carillion collapse leaves questions over projects

Carillion is going into liquidation

15 January 2018

The construction and outsourcing giant Carillion has plunged into liquidation putting major works across Kent in doubt.


First houses in ‘garden village’ expected to be built in 2019

The 53-acre plot of land is located between Greenhill Road, Thornden Wood Road and the Thanet Way.

15 January 2018

Plans have been submitted to build 450 homes on a 53-acre site.


Major town housing plan will ‘supercharge’ economy

12 January 2018

A developer says plans for 11,250 homes can help solve the majority of a town's congestion and air quality issues.


Golf course work rips out natural woodland

The golf course was churned up during 'seasonal maintenance' in January. Picture Tony Broad.

11 January 2018

Golfers and wildlife lovers are upset by work being carried out at a golf course.


Go-ahead for 105 homes on old factory

The site off Graveney Road is set for 105 homes

11 January 2018

A former industrial site which has been dormant for nearly a decade will be turned into houses and apartments after councillors approved plans.

Developers apply to build three blocks of flats

Plans have been submitted for three apartment buildings

10 January 2018

Developers are hoping to demolish an office building on brownfield land to make way for 70 homes.

New council flats to ‘set ball rolling’ on building programme

It is hoped the development will lead to more across Canterbury, Herne Bay and Whitstable

10 January 2018

A local authority hopes plans for eight homes will trigger similar social housing developments across the area.


Sales top £3.4bn at housebuilder

A Persimmon house at Timperley Place in Deal

09 January 2018

Persimmon increased revenues by 9% last year amid healthy demand in the housing sector.


Fears over planned seafront development

Residents fear the road could be damaged by the vehicles travelling to the development. Pic: Peter Jackson Architects

09 January 2018

Residents fear damage to roads if "an out of character" seafront development gets the go-ahead.


Crossrail extension 'a priority'

Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission chairman Sir John Armitt, right, is shown plans for Ebbsfleet Garden City by development corporation chief executive Ian Piper

08 January 2018

The new chairman of a commission aimed at growing the economy of north Kent has made assessing the case to bring Crossrail to the county a priority.

Seafront plot on market for £1 million

The property enjoys breathtaking sea views

08 January 2018

This overgrown piece of land off a Kent beach could be the perfect spot for a seaside home - but it comes with a hefty price tag.


Anger over rugby club’s backing for development

A computer generated image of how the rugby pitches could look at Wises Lane, Borden

05 January 2018

Letters of support from rugby club members for a controversial housing plan have angered opponents.


Convenience store to become family home

Councils are hoping for more local shoppers as online shopping surges. Picture: GettyImages

03 January 2018

An application for a shop to be turned into a family home has been given the go ahead.

Shared ownership homes go on sale

The first homes at Castle Hill, Ebbsfleet, went on sale in 2014

02 January 2018

First time buyers can get their foot on the property ladder in a new garden city for as little as £91,000 under shared ownership schemes.


Salon and office plan for car park

An office and beauty salon is proposed

02 January 2018

A beauty salon and office could be built on a car park after a developer ditched plans for a new farm shop.


Anger over plans for homes by railway

Developers are proposing 14 homes

29 December 2017

Controversial plans for new homes next to a railway line have been criticised by neighbours.


Primark to be turned into bar and flats

Former Margate high street Primark will be turned into flats and more

29 December 2017

Plans to turn a Primark building into flats, a bar, offices and more have been approved by the council.


Shock plan for 11,000 homes

Homeowners in new housing estates in Kent often have to pay 'estate charges' on top of their council tax bills

28 December 2017

A developer is seeking permission to build thousands of homes, a school, medical facilities and a sports area on farmland.


Hotel complex design ‘best since Marlowe’

How the 100-bed hotel might look

23 December 2017

Radical plans for an eye-catching 100-bed hotel have been revealed within a £25 million complex.


Thousands of homes approved for garden city

Artist's impression of the development

21 December 2017

A scheme to create thousands of homes, a park and campus as part of a garden city have been approved.

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