The South East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), which promotes business growth in Essex and Kent, has commissioned a study into airport capacity in the south-east of England.
An Australian energy company has been granted permission to extract gas in the Thames Estuary, in a move that could create jobs for Medway residents.
Medway councillors have called for an urgent meeting with transport minister Justine Greening, after the government announced it would later this year consult on building a Thames Estuary airport.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has called for increased airport capacity in the South East, raising further speculation about an airport in the Thames Estuary.
Medway residents are being asked if they want the area to be home to one of the country’s first university technical colleges (UTC).
Developer Land Securities has submitted an outline planning application to Medway Council to redevelop the 700 acre Chattenden Barracks and Lodge Hill Training Area site.
Medway Council has received an outline planning application for 5,000 homes and 44,000sq metres of office space on a site near Chattenden.
Medway Council has slammed new plans by architect Lord Foster to build an airport on the Isle of Grain.
Developer Peel Land and Property has submitted an outline planning application to Medway Council for a mixed use redevelopment scheme on part of Chatham Docks.
Rochester and Strood MP Mark Reckless has called on the new transport secretary to confirm that the government still has no plans to build an airport in the Thames Estuary.