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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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Eton development is not acceptable

IT’S years since Eton College were told that this land between Whitstable and Herne Bay would not be acceptable for a major development. However Eton College and their agents have long been determined to use the appeals process to secure their demands for our area and have also chosen to use us as an example of how to overcome the …

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College revises building plans

Eton College has dropped plans for a hotel and health centre after major proposals to develop farmland between Herne Bay and Whitstable were unveiled to the public. Developers working on behalf of Britain’s most famous private school say they have changed proposals to build hundreds of homes, restaurant and care home at Bodkin Farm next to the Thanet Way following …

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College’s plan for 300-home estate

RESIDENTS TOLD OF SCHEME TO DEVELOP 69 ACRES Britain’s most famous private school wants to build 300 homes, a restaurant, hotel, care home, gym and health centre on land near Greenhill. Eton College – which educated Princes William and Harry – has written letters to residents about plans to develop acres between Herne Bay and Whitstable by the Old Thanet …

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No need to go to Eton – Eton’s coming here

I do hope nobody is over-awed by the fact that Eton College is the driving force behind the JCBs in this proposed development. I’m not sure how this fits in to the Local Plan, but Cllr John Gilbey has said that “the Bends should always be protected as a valuable green gap and open space”. This is the other side …

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