Bapchild Village Hall Unveils New Sign

Last chance for comments on the Local Plan

If you're in the mood, the final consultation on the Local Plan has commenced.

This really is the last chance for any views on the planned development up to 2031, including housing sites, new roads etc

The consultation ends on 30th January 2015 and you can find details here, although you do not have to use this portal to make your responses, you can just send an email to

 You can both object to and support individual aspects if you want, say what matters to you.

Latest news

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
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.
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.
In a surprise move Kent Highways have just informed us that completing the Northern Relief Road to connect with the A2 in Bapchild is no longer essential to deliver the growth planned in the Local Plan up to 2031.
We’ve had an amazing response from residents regarding Stones Farm and my phone has been very busy indeed, so sorry if the line has been engaged. Naturally we have been asked a lot of questions about this; here we hope to answer some common ones.

Latest tweets

Nice to hear from so many people re: Stones Farm looking forward to meeting everyone.
Applicant admits that Stones Farm planning application does not safeguard any land for the Northern Relief Road
Resurfacing A2 through #Bapchild 15th-18th August between 20:00 and 05:00
Outline planning app for the hugely controversial development of Stones Farm in Bapchild is out for consultation now.

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