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Brewer reveals plans for 63 houses

29 November 2013

Shepherd Neame has unveiled proposals for a development in the heart of the countryside.

Town’s population to grow by a third

21 November 2013

The number of people living there will jump by nearly a third in the decades ahead.

Home of spy who inspired Bond on sale

Towers Cottage in Smeeth is up for sale

21 November 2013

The former home of an ex-MI6 agent believed to have been the inspiration for Ian Fleming's character of James Bond has gone up for sale.

Family home to appear on property show

Sittingbourne property investor Hasmita Reardon and her PA Celia Emslie with Secret Agent presenter Phil Spencer

19 November 2013

Property guru Phil Spencer is set to feature a Kent home in an episode of his popular Channel 4 show Secret Agent.

Old brickworks to be transformed

Taken on April 9, 1960, this picture shows the large buildings of Hammill Brickworks, behind the crane on the East Kent Light Railway track

14 November 2013

Work has begun on a new housing and industrial development at a former brick manufacturing and colliery site.

Demolition work starts on former research site

The bulldozers move in

13 November 2013

Laboratories are being reduced to rubble as Millwood Designer Homes begin work on a housing development.

Wolf whistles for brickies in pink leave boss proud

From left, Kyle Sanders, Mark Wratten and Travis Belsom wear pink at Pancras Square, Kings Cross, to support their boss David Bracey who has cancer

10 November 2013

A team of Kent builders happily endured some cheeky banter for wearing pink safety gear to raise awareness of cancer in honour of their boss.

Plans for 250 homes delayed until next year

There has been a delay to plans to build up to 250 homes on land in Rushenden

08 November 2013

The search for a developer to build up to 250 homes as part of a regeneration project has been put back until the new year.

It's time to change

Kent Construction Expo

07 November 2013

Construction industry leaders were told they need to revamp their image to attract new blood to their sector.

Fracking: Our future hope... or hell?

The Cuadrilla hydraulic fracking drill site in Balcombe, Sussex

07 November 2013

Kent is shaping up to be a key battleground in the race to drill for shale gas.

Revealed: New look for old colliery site to create 1,000 jobs

An artist's impression of how the old colliery could look at Betteshanger

06 November 2013

A former colliery site is to be transformed into a global green energy business park with 1,000 jobs for Kent in a scheme unveiled today.

New store laid bare

The new John Lewis at Home store in Ashford

06 November 2013

More than £3m of stock has been put in place inside a new John Lewis at Home store set to open this week.

Building relationships

Building and design companies will network and show off their services at the Kent Construction Expo

06 November 2013

Scores of companies will be touting for business at the Kent Construction Expo today.

Controversial medical campus scheme approved

04 November 2013

Plans for a huge medical campus on land just off the M20 have been approved - despite objections.

Councillors get hands dirty... to destroy a parade of shops

Getting ready for the wrecking spree

01 November 2013

When an entire row of shops needed knocking down a group of councillors rolled up their sleeves and indulged in a spot of DIY.

Wind farm test plan rejected

A wind turbine

30 October 2013

A small community in the Kent countryside is rejoicing after councillors voted against proposals to see whether the area was suitable for a wind farm.

Thanet Parkway blueprint set to be unveiled

New international trains will pull into Ashford after funding for a signal upgrade was approved

27 October 2013

London to Manston in 64 minutes? Groundbreaking plans for a train station and 800 homes alongside Manston Airport to go on show.

First new council homes to be built for 15 years

Garages in Westerham Close, Twydall, where new homes will be built

25 October 2013

Council houses are to be built in Medway for the first time since the unitary authority took over in 1998.

Fancy a pizza the Panorama action?

The Panorama

24 October 2013

Entrepreneurs are being sought to take over the shops, cafes and restaurants on the ground floor of Ashford’s new Panorama apartment block.

Sad to see another pub go

The scene during the demolition of The Seahorse pub on The Promenade, Leysdown

24 October 2013

Work started last week on the demolition of a former pub to make way for a crazy golf course and catering units.

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