Funding of £170m has been successfully secured by Medway Council for major infrastructure developments on the Hoo Peninsula to prepare for thousands of new homes.
Medway Council was praised for its "great ambition" as opportunities for its major development and regeneration work were shared at the launch of the latest issue of Medway1 magazine this week.
The next stage of works to transform Strood town centre and Waterfront to improve road surfaces and flood defences in the area are due to be completed this summer.
Building work has started to create six new bungalows in Twydall, in Gillingham, as part of a £1m housing project.
Medway’s vast regeneration programme was given a huge boost after plans for three new developments for homes and office space were approved in Chatham and Gillingham.
Top music stars including Jess Glynne and BRIT Award winners Rudimental will be performing as part of a series of concerts at Rochester Castle next month.
A consultation on the future of a new innovation park in Medway has opened to the public to provide views on the latest development plans.
A weekend of sporting events in July will attract crowds from across the country, as Rochester takes centre stage for a major national cycling competition.
Medway Council has bid for £170m of central government funding to help transform the Hoo Peninsula, after successfully getting through the first round of the process.
Medway Council has taken over the lease of a high street shopping centre in Chatham to create income for the town’s regeneration and services in the region.