Category Archives: Housing

Ebbsfleet development update

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation is calling for clear plans to be drawn up to cater for increased passenger demand from Ebbsfleet International to central London. The corporation says as Ebbsfleet Garden City rapidly grows – with up to 15,000 new homes built by 2031, plus the housing growth that Dartford and Gravesham are proposing – it… Continue reading »

£3.4 million for an improved bridge and walkways connecting Northfleet with Ebbsfleet Garden City

Millions are to be spent on a new bridge and improved walkways among improvements to connect existing communities with Ebbsfleet Garden City. The £3.4 million outlay will go towards pedestrian and cycle links around Northfleet, including the replacement of the pedestrian bridge at Church Path Pit and improving the path from Granby Road to the… Continue reading »

Businesses call on Ebbsfleet Garden City bosses to help save their jobs from London Paramount plans

‘By all means build your theme park, but don’t do it at the expense of our local businesses’ That’s the message to the developer of London Paramount from the Peninsula Management Group (PMG), a lobbying body which represents businesses set to be displaced by the £3.2 billion project on the Swanscombe Peninsula. Around 140 businesses and some… Continue reading »

The NHS puts in planning application to turn vacant and derelict hospital in Gravesend into homes

The NHS has put in a planning application to turn a derelict hospital in Gravesend into luxury homes. The application by NHS Property Services to Gravesham council proposes redeveloping the 0.35 hectare section of the former Gravesend and North Kent Hospital site, near the centre of Gravesend, with 80 modern homes. The hospital, in Bath Street,… Continue reading »

Ebbsfleet Garden City: house builders are still committed to plans despite Brexit vote

Ebbsfleet Garden City will not be hit by the impact of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. That’s the message from bosses at Ebbsfleet Development Corporation after the shock Brexit result sparked fears of economic turmoil across the country. The corporation’s interim chief executive, Paul Spooner, said house builders remained committed to the development,… Continue reading »