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Eco groups ready to fight huge greenfield development

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

Housing minister to open new homes

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


Developers criticise housing white paper

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

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

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

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


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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

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


'Huge pressure' for returns behind Bovis' profit fight

Self-inflicted troubles at Kent’s largest housebuilder highlight the race for returns facing bosses in the sector, according to developers.

Have your say on where all the houses will go

Medway needs more houses, schools, roads and businesses – but where will they go? Here are the four development options that are being proposed.


Homes supporters ‘from outside village’

A housing developer has addressed allegations that letters of support for his scheme in Kent could be disingenuous.


Major homes plan approved

A former cement works is to be transformed with up to 532 new homes as well as businesses, parks, restaurants, a pub and hotel.


'Small increase' for house prices this year

Two of the county's prominent property developers believe house prices in Kent will move upwards in 2017 after a Brexit shock failed to materialise.

Residents ready for battle at planning inquiry

Residents are preparing to go head to head with a developer’s barristers over plans to build 225 on farmland.

Deaths prompt urgent call for more help for homeless

A petition demanding a council should do more to help the homeless after the deaths of two men has been signed by more than 1,500 people.


Discount homes to boost confidence

A new garden city will feature discounted homes for first-time buyers as fears grow about a slowdown in the housing market.

Another 62 homes to be built?

Developers want to build a new 62-home estate off Scocles Road.

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