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Deal ranks top in 20 best places to live by the sea

A view of Deal from The Pier

17 March 2017

According to The Times, Deal is no longer a “secret” retreat but a well linked coastal town offering long beaches and great dining experiences


Housing scheme's £53.8m loan

An artist's impression of how the market square at Chilmington Green might look. Picture: Michael Taylor

17 March 2017

The government is to lend a developer millions of pounds to kick start the construction of 5,750 new homes in the county.


Village launch share scheme to buy pub

The community in Ash would now like to purchase the Chequer Inn

17 March 2017

Campaigners who saved a pub from development are inviting people to enter into a community share scheme to help them reopen it.

Developer unveils exhibition for 300 homes

An exhibition will be open on Saturday

16 March 2017

An exhibition exploring plans to build almost 300 homes at a former Maidstone paper mill site will be open to the public on Saturday.


Baroness' former home on sale for £1.75m

Ingleden Park House gardens

15 March 2017

An historic house which once belonged to a wealthy but generous baroness has gone on sale with a £1.75m asking price.


Work set to start on massive new housing scheme

Keep Chilmington Green campaigners submitted a petition of more than 8,000 signatures to the Prime Minister

10 March 2017

Construction of 5,700 homes on a giant estate is set to begin.


Surge in 'graddy annexes' as professionals moves in with parents

High rents and student loan debts make it almost impossible to save for a deposit

09 March 2017

A young professional has moved back in with mum and dad after soaring rents resulted in her parents paying £10,000 for a “graddy annex”.

'I'm loving our eco-friendly Hobbit House'

Heidi and Savi Pavlou who have had a concrete floor installed in their house in Elmley Road

05 March 2017

This month marks a year since Heidi and Sav Pavlou quit their 'normal' home to build an eco-friendly Hobbit House - here's how they are getting on.


10 four-storey luxury homes plan for creek

The plans for Abbey Wharf.

27 February 2017

Plans have been submitted for a historic wharf just metres from a quay which has been at the centre of controversy.

Eco groups ready to fight huge greenfield development

Geoff Meaden has blasted the plans

25 February 2017

The Green Party has reacted angrily to plans for holiday homes, a retirement village and a new home for Canterbury Rugby Club.


£14.4m to convert historic barracks

The 1950s extension of the Khartoum building will be replaced by three apartment blocks. Picture: Latis.

21 February 2017

Housing minister Gavin Barwell visited a £14.4m housing development at a disused barracks.


Controversial homes plan approved

A developer will build 130 homes in the quarry in Commissioners Road, Strood

17 February 2017

A controversial plan to build a housing estate in a disused chalk pit have been approved by councillors.


Housing minister to open new homes

Centenary Gardens in Beatty Avenue, Gillingham

16 February 2017

Housing minister Gavin Barwell will open one of the UK's largest council-build bungalow sites today.


Bid to build homes on chalk pit site

A developer will build 130 homes in the quarry in Commissioners Road, Strood

14 February 2017

A controversial plan to build a housing estate in a disused chalk pit is set to be approved.


Developers criticise housing white paper

United Living is a construction contractor

08 February 2017

Developers are lukewarm about the Government’s long-awaited white paper on housing saying it could “suppress house building".

Scores of new flats for landmark Kent tower block

The Panorama building in Ashford - formerly Charter House

05 February 2017

More than 100 new apartments are set to be constructed on either side of the Panorama building in Ashford town centre.


Funding deal kick starts home building

The Military Road development in Folkestone being built by Jenner Contractors

03 February 2017

Construction is due to begin on a new housing development after a contractor received a seven-figure funding deal from the bank.

Nearly 20,000 waiting for homes

A homeless person. Picture: Porchlight

03 February 2017

Officials say there is 'huge demand' for councils houses as the number of people sleeping on Kent's streets goes up by 11%.


Realise your homes dreams with the help of Build It Live!

Realise your homes dream at Build It Live! at the Kent Showground near Maidstone

01 February 2017

Experts and people who can talk about self-build projects first hand will be on hand to help you make your dream home a reality this weekend.

'Eyesore' site set for 105 homes

Graveney Road site is set for 105 homes.

30 January 2017

A former factory spot could finally be redeveloped after a planning application was submitted.

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