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View from park to new access route to Lowfield Street

Work on new homes set to begin

Construction will get under way on a long-awaited town-centre development before the end of the year.


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Susan Butterfill 65 from Greenhithe

A pioneering scheme will see residents at a new garden city given Fitbits - with developers building leisure spaces around how they exercise.


Council receives plans for £400m housing scheme

A planning application has been submitted for the £400 million Rochester Riverside development

A planning application has been submitted for a £400 million redevelopment of a riverside.


Councillors back business trip to Cannes

The MIPIM conference will be held in Cannes next year

Councillors approve a taxpayer-funded trip to an international conference to wave the flag for 12,000 home town scheme despite 'no volunteers' to go.


Almost 4,000 new homes planned for key route

Bellway's Edge development is just one of several developments along the route

The equivalent of a large village will be built along a key and already over stretched route in Kent, we can reveal.


Setback for Fleet's stadium plan

Stonebridge Road, Northfleet

The company working on a new main stand has ceased trading.


Plans unveiled for former cinema site

The former ABC Cinema became a 'grot spot' of the town before the building was demolished

Plans have been submitted to redevelop the site of a former cinema which was demolished three years ago.


Council signs off plan for 16,000 new homes

A 4,000-home 'garden city' is earmarked for land in south Canterbury

A controversial document earmarking thousands of homes in the east of the county has been ratified.


Horse riding centre will be replaced by eco-homes

What Callum Park will look like.

A successful riding school is set to close next year following funding cuts, and its owners want to turn it into an eco housing development.

Plans to be revealed for former library site

Springfield Library was on the market for £2.8m

After eight years plans to build 162 flats on the site of a former library will be revealed to residents.


Plans for KFC and Aldi at retail park

Royal London want to build a KFC drive-thru and an Aldi supermarket at Horsted Retail Park, Chatham

A fast food drive-thru and a supermarket are part of plans for a £6m investment in a retail park.


Planning restrictions around high speed link to be relaxed

Passengers flood onto St Pancras station after the arrival of the high speed train

Restrictions on building around the High Speed rail link are set to be relaxed, the government has revealed.

New images of town centre's £72m redevelopment plans revealed

The new civic centre would include a council chamber, flexible spaces, facilities for weddings and offices for private lease in Mount Pleasant Avenue

Council unveils its masterplan for a new civic centre and theatre in Tunbridge Wells

Council told to build even more homes

Hundreds of extra homes are now expected to be constructed in Ashford

Council chiefs say difficult choices will have to be made after the government told them that even more houses must be built to keep up with demand


Shock offer for new city hospital

The Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury.

A developer is proposing to build the shell of a new hospital as part of a major planning proposal for the south of a city.


Medical centre's bid for government cash

An artist's impression of the entire site

Developers of a medical campus are hoping government funding could speed up improvements to nearby roads.

Planning decision delayed

The entrance to the new estate will be behind 99 High Street, Newington. Picture: Google Streetview

A last-minute pollution report forced councillors to put back a decision on 124 new homes.

Old hospital is saved from demolition

The former Ashford Hospital in Kings Avenue

A developer has finally revealed plans to convert Ashford's cherished former hospital building into new flats.

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