Bapchild Update May 2015
More housing for Bapchild
Swale Borough Council set to increase housing numbers and Bapchild is likely to have multiple developments occurring simultaneously.
The push by Government to build more houses could see Bapchild triple in size as the Council loses control over where and when housing is developed.
The latest proposal comes from developers CRABTREE & CRABTREE (BAPCHILD) LIMITED application number
More unwelcome housing development for Bapchild
Washbourne Field Planning acting on behalf of Kitewood Estates Limited, a privately held residential development company, whom has an interest in approximately 4 acres of land off School Lane, in Bapchild has made an approach to Bapchild Parish Council to discuss a small development of 14 dwellings.
Vintage & Makers Market shows off local talent
Today Zoe and I visited our first craft fair this year, the ever popular Vintage & Makers Market, which has become a regular fixture in Bapchild running periodically throughout the year.
Report on Northern Relief Road Scheme
The following is taken from the update on the Northern Relief Road Scheme by KCC Head of Transportation and Development on behalf of the Swale Joint Transportation Board
Swale councillors call for Northern Relief Road to be finished
A motion has been passed by members of the Swale Joint Transportation Board (SJTB) urging the authority to work with the group to create an “up and ready plan” to extend the route to the A2.
Council bury their heads in the sand on Northern Relief Road report findings
The Council have spent literally hundreds of thousands of pounds on traffic modelling work in order to substantiate their grand plans for Sittingbourne’s future. So what happens when the modelling work proves that it isn’t going to work, they plough on regardless.
Sittingbourne Southern Relief Road has been ditched from plans because Science Park no longer requires it for expansion
Completing Sittingbourne Northern Relief Road may not happen before 2031 as Councils now considers this a medium to long term opportunity
Council suggests another 4 housing sites in Bapchild to make up numbers.
Developers want more housing in Bapchild to help the Council protect Faversham...think that's fair, we don't.
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