Gravesend in snow

I took a little walk around Gravesend this morning while the sun was shinning and -3 degrees didn’t seem too bad:                       An aerial view of the town covered in snow has been posted on Kuula by Creative Sky – click here to view.  … Continue reading »

A2 road consultation has begun

Highways England: We are proposing to improve the A2 junctions at Bean and Ebbsfleet. The improvements are committed within the Government’s road investment strategy and are considered necessary to support the level of development proposed for this region… The consultation about our proposals will help to inform the development of the scheme. Your comments will help us… Continue reading »

Calling Dartford poets!

Do you enjoy writing poetry and would like a chance to see your work on display at the Sir Peter Blake Gallery? If the answer is yes then Dartford Council would like to invite you to enter your poetry into the Re:Verse Exhibition. The Re:Verse Exhibition is all about getting back to poetry. The exhibition… Continue reading »

Affordable housing at Ebbsfleet

Affordable housing provider Moat has one and two bedroom apartments in Ebbsfleet Garden City with shares in your new property starting at £81,000. Click here for more details Cross-post from Ebbsfleet Development Corporation  website   by

Consultation launched into Gravesend cycle route

On Monday the Kent County Council launched a consultation into plans for a signed cycle route in Gravesend, between Gravesend Train Station and Cyclopark. The proposed cycle route aims to provide a quieter alternative to the existing cycle lane on the busy A227, which is used predominantly by experienced cyclists. By offering a quieter alternative,… Continue reading »

Ebbsfleet Garden City scheme for 6250 homes is given the go ahead

Major plans for the largest part of Ebbsfleet Garden City which include 6,250 homes, a market centre, education campus and an urban park were approved. The proposed development for Eastern Quarry is the biggest considered by Ebbsfleet Development Corporation’s Planning Committee in the  Garden City so far and will see three villages created across an area 1.5 miles… Continue reading »

Lower Thames Crossing submits Environmental Scoping Report to the Planning Inspectorate

Highways England has now submitted an Environmental Scoping Report to the Planning Inspectorate. The report is subject to a consultation process led and managed by the Planning Inspectorate as part of the Development Consent Order (DCO) process. A DCO is a decision-making process for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects and is how planning permission will be… Continue reading »

Spending on theme park in Kent tops £45m since inception

Theme park developers spent more than £10 million last year on plans for a £3.2 billion tourist attraction in Kent as delays continue to affect the project. A leaked email has revealed bosses have pushed back the unveiling of their updated proposals yet again. The team behind the London Resort, formerly known as London Paramount, will… Continue reading »