Thames Gateway minister Shahid Malik MP visited Medway to see progress on key schemes in a regeneration programme now valued at £6 billion.
Medway Park, which is being created on the site of the former Black Lion Leisure Centre in Gillingham, will be completed in February 2010.
Two years ago Medway had no major hotels. Now there's the prospect of a £50m investment on five sites.
Alongside Medway's physical regeneration, there's a multi-million-pound social regeneration programme.
Housebuilder The Hyde Group is preparing the first phase of a 40-unit Extra Care Sheltered Housing scheme at Rochester Riverside. Work is expected to start onsite next year.
An exciting new opportunity for relaxed family living is coming soon to Upnor, near Rochester, after Taylor Wimpey acquired the land for 26 brand new homes.(Sourced from Property Talk.)
Housebuilder Crest Nicholson has today signed an agreement to press ahead with plans to build the first new homes on Medway’s flagship regeneration site Rochester Riverside.(Sourced from Thames Gateway News.)
A new way of doing business that helps local authorities achieve their housing and regeneration goals is meeting wide-scale support and success. (Sourced from 24dash.com.)
The leader of Medway Council featured on John Prescott’s BBC2 documentary Prescott, the North South Divide, which was aired on 15 October.
Law firm Brabners Chaffe Street has been appointed legal advisor to Peel Ports, beating seven other firms to the brief.