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Surveyor launches office

Surveyor launches office

28 March 2018

A chartered quantity surveying practice has launched a new regional headquarters as it aims to expand into Kent and Sussex.

New town with 10,000 homes served by one medical centre

New town with 10,000 homes served by one medical centre

27 March 2018

The masterplan for a new garden town has been unveiled, and it includes just one health centre to serve 10,000 homes.

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Guarded welcome for joint planning blueprint

Guarded welcome for joint planning blueprint

26 March 2018

KCC leader Paul Carter has given a guarded welcome to the idea of a joint planning blueprint for east Kent.

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£75m town centre plans signed off

£75m town centre plans signed off

26 March 2018

A scheme to transform a town - with a cinema, bars, restaurants and even a new square - have been agreed.

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Government intervenes after council housing plan 'failure'

Government intervenes after council housing plan 'failure'

23 March 2018

The government has revealed it will send its chief planner to a council in a step that could see it take control of future housebuilding plans.

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Funding plans could transform rural community

Funding plans could transform rural community

21 March 2018

Planners and council leaders have their eyes fixed on development after winning through to the next round of a bid for Government funding.

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Housebuilder to break construction record as market soars

Housebuilder to break construction record as market soars

20 March 2018

Bellway expects to build 10,000 homes for the first time this financial year as buyers continue to enjoy low interest rates and government support.

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Former hospital sold for £2.3m

Former hospital sold for £2.3m

19 March 2018

A former town centre hospital has been sold to a development company for £2.3 million.

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Shock as school seals deal with developer

Shock as school seals deal with developer

18 March 2018

The town council is at loggerheads with a school that has signed up to a housing developer's plans to build a football hub on its land.

Hefty fines approved for estate agents

Hefty fines approved for estate agents

16 March 2018

Kent County Council has introduced a £5,000 fine for estate agents who fail to declare their fees to customers.

Lorry park turns away 500 vehicles a week

Lorry park turns away 500 vehicles a week

16 March 2018

A truckstop is turning away 500 vehicles each week and has hired five staff to deal with demand.

KFC and Aldi decision put off due to Toys R Us uncertainty

KFC and Aldi decision put off due to Toys R Us uncertainty

15 March 2018

Councillors last night voted to defer a decision to allow two national brands to set up on a retail park.

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Solar farm plan details branded 'grotesque'

Solar farm plan details branded 'grotesque'

15 March 2018

Villagers say they've been told solar panels at the site of what could become Britain's biggest solar farm could be as high as their houses.

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Green light for hundreds of homes

Green light for hundreds of homes

13 March 2018

A council has backed plans for a controversial housing development despite fears about the impact on congested roads.

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Concerns about plans for 300 homes

Concerns about plans for 300 homes

12 March 2018

There are fears a village could change beyond recognition amid a proposal for hundreds of homes to be built on green fields.

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Firm expands fleet as tighter emission rules loom

Firm expands fleet as tighter emission rules loom

12 March 2018

An asphalt maker has invested £7 million in a new fleet of vehicles amid proposals to extend London's low emission area.

Developers of Gibraltar Farm ask for more time

Developers of Gibraltar Farm ask for more time

09 March 2018

A dispute over land ownership has slowed down the development of 450 homes.

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Seafront hall future under scrutiny

Seafront hall future under scrutiny

07 March 2018

A call from the council for interest in developing a seafront hall has been met by dismay by a charity looking to transform the site.

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Apprentice scoops national prize

Apprentice scoops national prize

07 March 2018

A groundworks and construction apprentice has picked up a national award.

Homes plans on show at business site

Homes plans on show at business site

07 March 2018

More than 100 people came to a public exhibition on plans to build 28 houses on the site of a cladding firm in a rural village.

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