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Builders poised to start on £230m estate

16 April 2021
Builders poised to start on £230m estate

Two major house-building firms have signed up to deliver a massive housing development after years of delays caused by legal challenges.

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'Our homes are worth nothing, we're stuffed'

15 April 2021
'Our homes are worth nothing, we're stuffed'

Residents fear flat owners will go bankrupt due to an 'arbitrary' rule forcing them to pay up thousands for post-Grenfell fire safety works.

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More town centre flats set to be built

15 April 2021
More town centre flats set to be built

A developer has acquired more land to extend the number of homes it is set to build as part of a town centre regeneration project.

Riverside flats plan for used car plot

14 April 2021
Riverside flats plan for used car plot

A flats scheme would transform a riverside plot which is home to a used car centre.

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Plans for 233 new homes at ex-quarry

13 April 2021
Plans for 233 new homes at ex-quarry

The first image showing how a proposed housing development at a former quarry could look has been released as plans are submitted.

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A home with military history

13 April 2021
A home with military history

You can buy a piece of military history when you buy a Grade II listed home converted from commanding officers' houses.

Householders angry at prolonged blight

08 April 2021
Householders angry at prolonged blight

Opponents of a council's plans to build a garden village say they are being kept in the dark about changes.

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Tool against inappropriate development complete

06 April 2021
Tool against inappropriate development complete

A new buildings assessment aims to preserve what's best about a town's character.

Thousands of new homes coming your way

02 April 2021
Thousands of new homes coming your way

Thousands of new homes are planned for across the county as developers pick up the pace - we take a look at some of the biggest.

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Investigation into Roundwell Park

31 March 2021
Investigation into Roundwell Park

Neighbours have complained of a "brutalist" floodwall at a development site under construction.

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Webinar to help businesses reopen after lockdown

30 March 2021
Webinar to help businesses reopen after lockdown

The county council is to host a webinar next week to help businesses safely welcome back staff and customers.

Former garages set to become homes

29 March 2021
Former garages set to become homes

A £2.8 million project will see blocks of rundown garages converted into new affordable homes to be managed by a housing association.

Survey to reveal pandemic impact on jobs

29 March 2021
Survey to reveal pandemic impact on jobs

A major survey is launched today which aims to identify the scale of the impact on the county's jobs market of the health crisis.

Inside the £1.5m homes on the council plot sold for £165k

29 March 2021
Inside the £1.5m homes on the council plot sold for £165k

Work has finally been completed on homes worth almost £10 million combined built in-part on a plot of council land sold for just £165,000.

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Nursing home left empty for seven years to become flats

28 March 2021
Nursing home left empty for seven years to become flats

A bid to replace a nursing home with flats has been given the go-ahead – prompting accusations the council has “capitulated” to a developer’s demands.

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First homes at 'garden town' could be built by 2024

26 March 2021
First homes at 'garden town' could be built by 2024

An online webinar revealed more details about a proposed 'garden town' in Kent, including a new destination public park and upgraded train station.

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Petition against marina homes plans

26 March 2021
Petition against marina homes plans

Hundreds of people have signed a petition calling for a proposed apartment block to be turned down by council planners.

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Potentially 'noisy and smelly' work starts on seafront development

25 March 2021
Potentially 'noisy and smelly' work starts on seafront development

Work has started on the land destined for a divisive new housing scheme along the coast.

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Bidding war sees former fire station sold

25 March 2021
Bidding war sees former fire station sold

A former fire station which looks set to be demolished for new flats has been sold for more than half a million pounds after a bidding war.

Replacement bridge over M20 now open

25 March 2021
Replacement bridge over M20 now open

A four-year mission to replace a pedestrian bridge over the motorway that was partly demolished by an HGV is complete.

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