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New runway could be built in Kent

Representatives from Heathrow Airport are to visit a potential new runway construction site.


Garden town bosses hit back at green space doubts

A controversial project to build 10,000 homes will have the green space promised, say officials.


House prices inch up

House prices have crept up across Kent but four districts suffered a monthly decline.


Traffic fears over plans for 1,200 new homes

Concerns have been raised about a town's road network after plans for 1,200 homes were released.


Leading design awards open now for entries

The awards take place every two years and showcase the county's top building designs.

Jobs boost as office development opens for business

Sponsored editorial: Quinn Estates unveils Connect 38, an impressive office development set to create hundreds of jobs in Ashford.

Soap star joins fight to save pavilion

A famous actress has backed a campaign to stop a pavilion from being turned into flats.


Go-ahead for 1,600 homes

Preparatory work on 1,600 new homes could start “almost immediately” after the project was given the green light by councillors.


£50,000 available for local projects

The people behind a regeneration scheme in Kent are offering local projects funding.

Landlord forum to discuss changes to rental market legislation

Free event takes place on June 18 and is free for private landlords from across the county.

Holiday park approved in Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Plans for a new holiday resort have been approved for a second time, after it was previously quashed by a top judge.


Airport expansion hit with delays

Hopes that an airport runway expansion would start this summer have been dashed.

Plan for eco-village would be a 'UK first'

A father and son want to build carbon neutral homes that will be free of electricity and gas bills.


Housebuilder to shift 120 staff into new regional HQ

Company is moving into the site after many years based near Brands Hatch.

Property and building giant strengthens senior team

Company reinforces senior team as it eyes future growth

Council tells farmer 'get off your land'

A community has vented its fury amid claims a council has ordered a farmer to sell land against his will to help build 10,000 homes.


Green space promise 'unrealistic'

Confidential records have thrown into doubt a council's pledge for 40% of a new development to be green space.


Listed mansion to become flats

A Grade II listed mansion will soon be converted into to flats after a planning application was granted permission.


Property firm trebles portfolio in multi-million pound investment

Council-backed firm says its growth plans are continuing and that it's on the look-out for more suitable sites.

'Benidorm-style' homes will go ahead

Labour’s bid to thwart plans to build a thousand "Benidorm-style" homes along a seafront has been thrown out by the Secretary of State.

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