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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.


Dickens mansion cuts sale price by £2m

Bleak House in Broadstairs

12 September 2017

A Grade II listed mansion where Charles Dickens wrote David Copperfield has knocked £2 million off its sale price after failing to find a buyer.


Old quarry? It's a fishing and sports ‘jewel in crown’

The blue lake in Halling

09 September 2017

Plans are afoot to transform a former cement quarry into 'Kent's premier fishing and water sports attraction'.


Barratts completes most homes in nine years

Barratt Homes development at the Orchards in Allington

06 September 2017

The UK’s largest housebuilder, which has several sites in Kent, increased annual revenues by 10% to £4.6 billion, its latest results show.

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05 September 2017

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Record revenues and profits at Redrow

A Redrow development, the Parsonage, at Marden

05 September 2017

A housebuilder made record revenues of nearly £1.7 billion helping it hike its dividend by 70%, its latest annual results show.

New homes approved for village

 An artist's impression of a new 17 home development on fields west of Maidstone Road in Horsmonden

31 August 2017

A council planning committee has approved plans to build a new housing development in a village.


Council stands firm on demands for slip road

Abbey New Homes' plan for 120 homes off Woodnesborough Road in Sandwich - those in blue represent the 36 proposed affordable homes

23 August 2017

The introduction of a slip road is the only way councillors will give their support to a major housing development.


Housebuilder's profits up 30%

A Persimmon house at Timperley Place in Deal

22 August 2017

Persimmon increased revenues to £1.66 billion in the first half of the year as the average sale price of its homes went up.


£15m dementia village could be UK first

The pioneering Hogeweyk dementia village in Holland

21 August 2017

Plans are being drawn up for a "dementia village" - complete with cinema, convenience store and village square.


Homes and 'village centre' approved for garden city

Homes at Springhead Park in Ebbsfleet

17 August 2017

Another 250 homes and space for a supermarket and shops have been approved for a garden city in Kent.


Decision expected soon on 800-home plan

800 homes could be built at Strode Farm

11 August 2017

The fate of a controversial proposal for 800 new homes in a Kent village is expected to be decided before Christmas.


4,000 homes to have 'zero effect' on city centre traffic

An artist's impression of Mountfield Park

10 August 2017

A developer planning a city's biggest ever housing project has attempted to allay fears of traffic and pollution ahead of a key legal decision.


House prices go through the roof

Homeowners have been offered up to one and a half times the value of their homes to sell up

04 August 2017

Homeowners have been offered up to 150% of the value of their properties by a developer who wants to demolish their houses and build an access road.


New homes and stores mooted for town

Swanley Centre

01 August 2017

The owner of a shopping centre is hoping to push ahead with plans for an extensive redevelopment.


Strutt and Parker snapped up

Strutt and Parker markets high-end properties

01 August 2017

Estate agent Strutt & Parker has been bought by the real estate division of French bank BNP Paribas.

Franciscan site to become student digs

The site of the former Franciscan International Study Centre has been sold to property developers

31 July 2017

A former Christian adult school which closed due to a lack of students has been snapped up by property developers for £5.8 million.

Plans for 80 houses unveiled

School Lane, Bapchild. Picture: Google.

28 July 2017

Proposals have been released for a new development which would see a village expand.


Kent tops housebuilding charts

27 July 2017

More new homes were built in Kent than anywhere else across the South East last year but developers are still way behind government housing targets.

Homes permitted despite 'harm to health' warning

Newington High Street.

27 July 2017

A controversial plan to build 124 new homes in a Kent village has been given the go-ahead, despite concerns about air pollution.

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