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Eton to appeal over plan for 290 homes

Developers behind plans for nearly 300 new homes in Chestfield have lodged an appeal after the proposal was turned down. They want to build 290 homes, a primary school and other buildings on the Bodkin Farm land between Herne Bay and Whitstable. But the proposal, put forward by public school Eton College, was turned down by Canterbury City Council and …

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Backing for homes planned at Hillborough

Plans for up to 40 new homes off Puffin Road in Hillborough have been recommended for approval despite protests from residents. Council officers have backed the scheme proposed by Kitewood Estates subject to the company paying contributions towards new transport infrastructure. A plan to build 72 more homes on the site was rejected in 2003, while in 2011 a plan …

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Kent could bear the brunt of London’s housing crisis, Boris Johnson is being advised

London’s population overspill could be absorbed by 115,000 new homes built in Canterbury, Medway, Dover and Thanet, Boris Johnson is being advised. This staggering figure, revealed in a report for the Mayor of London, would be on top of the new homes targets already set out in local plans. It has prompted a warning from Canterbury council’s chief executive that …

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Homes plan protesters aim to raise fighting fund

Herne and Broomfield Parish Council is calling on villagers to support its fighting fund to oppose up to 800 new homes at Strode Farm. They need up to £6000 to pay for expert advice to fight the plans at a public inquiry in September. Developer Hollamby Estates wants to build the new homes on land off Canterbury Road, which has …

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The council needs new-homes cash

I wonder how many people link the vast number of houses that Canterbury City Council (CCC) is determined to build in Canterbury and surrounding areas with the government cuts to council funding (Amid Final Protests, Controversial Plan For Future Is Agreed, Whitstable Gazette, May 1)? CCC is overriding residents’ objections to being overwhelmed by traffic and all the problems associated …

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Plans approved for 15,000-home urban spread before 2031

Plans for thousands of new homes in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay moved one step closer this week. Gerry Warren reports on the reaction to a document dividing the district A controversial planning blueprint for more than 15,000 new homes across the district has been rubber-stamped by the council. The authority’s executive met on Thursday and approved the draft Local …

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