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Leisure centre and housing plan revealed

The designs for the proposed leisure centre at Princes Parade in Hythe have been submitted today. Picture: Shepway District Council

21 September 2017

Designs for a new leisure centre and housing on a Kent seafront have today been revealed by the local council.

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Housing plan delayed after MPs raise concerns

The policy means Maidstone could be in line for 40% more houses that it says are needed

20 September 2017

Councillors have delayed adopting a Local Plan for housing development after the government announced it may be made to build 40% more homes.

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Expert advice at UK show

Potential property investors will get top tips at the Landlord Investment Show

20 September 2017

There is less than a week until more than 1,000 landlords and professionals walk through the doors of the leading property investment event in Kent.

'Cheapskate' attempt to dredge sands

The Goodwin Sands. Picture: Ian Goodban

19 September 2017

An MP has condemned plans to dig up iconic offshore sands to make way for a major port redevelopment.

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Major town development - latest pictures

The construction of the St James' development this week. Picture courtesy of Apex Drone Photography

18 September 2017

New birds-eye images show the progress of a massive retail and leisure project.

Kent councils could be forced to build thousands more homes

Houses under construction at Eastern Quarry in Ebbsfleet Garden City

18 September 2017

Government plans to address a shortage of affordable homes in Kent and Medway have come under fire.

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Diggers start work on £26m leisure centre

15 September 2017

Construction vehicles and tradesmen are already at work on the district's new leisure centre at Whitfield.

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Striking new images reveal plans for wasteland

How the apartments could look

15 September 2017

Developers behind plans for hundreds of homes on wasteland in a Kent town have revealed striking new images of their scheme.

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Eye-catching office block ready next year

How the building will look

14 September 2017

Bosses building a striking new office block say the site will be ready next year - with a dentist and accountancy firm already signed up to move in.

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Spanish arrival's concrete plans

Spanish construction company Grupo Pacadar has invested £10m in a new premises in Medway

13 September 2017

A construction company has invested £10 million on a new home in the county creating 100 jobs.

Housing sites sold for nearly £5m

What the flats on Royal Engineers Road might look like. Image by KM Graphics

13 September 2017

A property developer has sold two proposed housing sites in Kent.

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Bold plans to transform city revealed

Eye-catching images of the new Canterbury Riverside project have been revealed.

13 September 2017

A planning application for an ambitious scheme for a new cinema, restaurants and housing has been submitted.

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Minister asked to intervene in housing plans

Helen Whately MP: speaking at the Local Plan hearing

11 September 2017

An MP has asked the Government to call in a town's Local Plan over concerns about developments and traffic congestion.

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Bus depot revamp a step closer

11 September 2017

Plans to turn a former bus station into 60 homes and shops have been submitted to councillors.

Luxury retirement village fails to pay business rates

Audley Mote House

11 September 2017

A council is owed more than £50,000 by the firms that run a luxury retirement village, after they failed to pay business rates for five years.

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Council plays down japanese knotweed discovery

Knotweed - A stone's throw from Princes Parade

09 September 2017

The insidious plant, capable of destroying foundations and growing through brickwork, has been discovered near land earmarked for development.

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Planning inspector backs council over BT conversion

BT's Becket House building in New Dover Road.

08 September 2017

A developer has lost its appeal over plans to convert a BT building from office space to flats.

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Thundering launch for container offices

The Innovation Studios have been built on a plot of land next to Rochester Bridge. Picture: Gary Browne

08 September 2017

The official opening of a new £1 million home for businesses on top of shipping containers was interrupted by the sound of trains rumbling overhead.

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Villagers oppose pub-site homes

Artist's impression of what the housing development at Blue Bell Hill would look like

07 September 2017

Plans to build a block of flats and four houses at the site of a former pub have drawn a mixed reaction from villagers.

Bovis to clear problems by end of the year

Bovis Homes is based in New Ash Green

07 September 2017

A housebuilder has said it will have cleared customer service issues by the end of the year where people were moved into unfinished properties.

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