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Housing in Faversham

The Faversham Society has undertaken an assessment of all the sites which have been put forward by landowners and developers as potential house building sites. We would welcome you additions and corrections - please do take a look at the sites with which you are familiar and contact us with you comments. The Faversham Society […]

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The Bells of St Mary of Charity

You will have noticed that the bells of St Mary of Charity Church have fallen silent. I live nearby and miss their punctuation of the week. The bells have been removed to be retuned and should be back for Christmas. There are many more photographs here Two additional bells are being added to create a […]

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Young people have their say on the future of Faversham

“A person's a person, no matter how small” says Dr Seuss (who also said “adults are just outdated children”). So, while dreaming of Faversham’s future it is crucial to hear children’s and young people’s feelings about their town and their sense of wellbeing and aspiration for the future. Too often maligned, scapegoated and overlooked, society […]

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Our Participation in Fiver Fest

The Society is pleased to announce that the Fleur will be taking part in Fiver Fest Faversham. Fiver Fest Faversham is a local variant of the national Totally Locally scheme, which aims to support and champion small independent businesses. As part of Fiver Fest, these businesses will offer special £5 deals to promote what they […]

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Latest News On Friday 18 September Helen Whately MP brought together representatives from Kent County Council, Faversham Town Council, the Faversham Society and the Faversham Creek Trust to discuss progress restoring the swing bridge. Kent County Council reported that they are making progress towards the restoration of the bridge, including detailed design work on a potential replacement. KCC is also meeting […]

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Neighbourhood Plan Exhibition

Faversham Society members have contributed to the Neighbourhood Plan exhibition. In the middle of a pandemic, it is important that the exhibition is also made accessible online. The Neighbourhood Plan information is available on the Faversham Town Council website The Natural Heritage and Landscape element of the exhibition is available here The Transport, cycling and […]

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What can you recall about the Rec?

The landscape of Faversham has been given a boost through the recent completion of a £1.9m joint Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund project to restore historic features and improve facilities at Faversham Recreation Ground. As part of this Parks for People programme, the heritage of the Rec. is being explored. Ben Simon, Activity […]

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The proposed development of Manston Airport – consequences for Faversham

Chris Wright was asked to look into the implications of this for Faversham. This is his report. What is being proposed The project is being carried out by the RiverOak Strategic Partnership (RSP).  Quoting from its web site: ‘Our proposal is to reopen Manston as a global freight hub, enabling the airport to fulfil its […]

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A2/A251 junction improvement

The junction of A251 with Watling Street is a focal point in the townscape that serves many purposes, not just as a vehicular traffic link but also a gateway to a medieval Town, a crossing point for pedestrians and cyclists, a streetscape for local residents, and a passageway to an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty […]

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Objection to Ordnance Wharf Application

1         The proposal in its local context Ordnance Wharf sits within the Faversham Conservation Area. The view of Davington Priory from the creekside footpath would be destroyed by the building proposed. This image of the Priory taken 18th July from the public footpath on Morrison's Quay reveals that the proposed development would block this iconic […]

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