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Bluewater expansion

Bluewater has been given the go-ahead to expand its West Village area and make alterations to other parts of the shopping centre, set to create 2,300 jobs. The shopping centre has also promised to make payments to town centres that could lose customers due to the expansions. Dartford council’s development control board voted unanimously in favour of… Continue reading »

New year target for start of Gravesend Heritage Quarter work

Work on Gravesend’s Heritage Quarter development could start in the first half of next year after it secured major financial backing. Developer Edinburgh House announced earlier this month that millions of pounds had been invested by the Fortress Investment Group. The global property investor was founded in 1998 and has about £50 billion of assets under management,… Continue reading »

New year target for start of Gravesend Heritage Quarter work

Work on Gravesend’s Heritage Quarter development could start in the first half of next year after it secured major financial backing. Developer Edinburgh House announced earlier this month that millions of pounds had been invested by the Fortress Investment Group. The global property investor was founded in 1998 and has about £50 billion of assets under… Continue reading »

Millbrook Garden Centre wins award

Millbrook Garden Centre is celebrating after its Christmas displays were named the best in the South East. Millbrook Garden Centre, Southfleet, was praised by The Garden Centre Association for displays which feature penguins, snowmen and reindeer. The association represents more than 200 garden centres across the country and holds winter conferences and summer workshops for their centres… Continue reading »

Gravesend Borough Market renewal begins

A £1.6 million regeneration project has started at the Gravesend Borough Market. Stalls have been removed and partition walls pulled down to reveal a vast space with magnificent flagstone tiles. For hundreds of years, the market hall was the hub of town life where stallholders plied their wares day and night, politicians met to discuss important… Continue reading »