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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 »

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 »

Ebbsfleet Garden City update

Developer Land Securities has signed several deals to move forward with housing development at Ebbsfleet Garden City. Land Securities has exchanged contracts with Taylor Wimpey for the sale of 539 residential plots at Castle Hill, which is one of three planned villages in the 269-hectare Eastern Quarry development and forms part of the wider Ebbsfleet… Continue reading »

Two-thirds of Eastern Quarry sold by Land Securities to Henley Camland

Two thirds of a site earmarked for the development of a garden city in Kent has been sold for an undisclosed sum, it has been reported. Land Securities is thought to have sold most of the Eastern Quarry near Bluewater to Henley Camland, a joint venture between private equity firm Henley Investments and infrastructure specialist… Continue reading »

Ebbsfleet garden city to be ‘healthy town’ under NHS scheme

Ebbsfleet garden city is one of 10 new housing developments earmarked to become “healthy new towns” under an NHS scheme. The idea is for homes to be built in a way that will encourage healthy living and help address serious public health issues such as obesity and dementia. Plans could include fast-food-free zones around schools, homes with… Continue reading »

Redrow given green light to build 180 homes for Ebbsfleet Garden City

Redrow has been given the green light to begin building 180 homes for Ebbsfleet Garden City. One and two bedroom homes will be built at Ebbsfleet Green, alongside two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom homes, with 28 of them available at “affordable” prices. Redrow plans to build 950 homes at the site. Redrow’s scheme will also incorporate a… Continue reading »

Gravesham Local Plan Update

Earlier in the month, Gravesham Council received an update from Wendy Lane (Planning Policy Manager) on the Local Plan. This was the kick-off for a 2.5 year process in creating the new 5 year plan for the borough covering (eg) housing and transport needs. The plan presentation has been published on the council website, as has the… Continue reading »