An agreement has been reached to build around 1,300 homes at Rochester Riverside, the parties involved have announced.
With £4 million of funding for the Chatham Placemaking project, and two successful Local Growth Fund bids amounting to over £8 million, Medway1 spoke to leader of Medway Council, Councillor Alan Jarrett about making the area a more desirable destination for businesses to lay down their roots.
Medway’s first ready-made pod homes have been delivered on site.
An archaeological exploration and heritage regeneration project is to be implemented in Chatham, after the Heritage Lottery Fund granted almost £1.8 million for plans lodged by Medway Council and Fort Amherst Heritage Trust.
Plans to create a new 1,000-home community near Wouldham reached a significant milestone, as the £50 million infrastructure was completed, while the pace of housebuilding increased.
Chatham’s transformation, arts and heritage will be the main focus of the 10th issue of Medway1 magazine, to be launched on 11 April.
A recently completed warehouse at a Medway business park has been taken by a logistic provider which will be working with Ikea.
A programme of heritage festivals is due to take place in Medway in spring and summer 2017, including a fortnight of displays to mark 350 years since the battle of Medway.
Almost 95.5% of Medway children have been offered one of their preferred places at secondary school, new figures show.
Rainham could see up to 300 homes built after Medway Council’s planning committee gave the go-ahead to an application lodged by Persimmon Homes South East.