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Brenley Corner

"The junction between the M2, A2 and A299 at Brenley Corner near Faversham — largely unchanged since its opening in 1963 — has become a troublesome bottleneck for local and long-distance traffic as the number of vehicles using it every day has far surpassed its original design capacity. The proposal by Highways England to upgrade the […]

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Public Meeting Fernham Homes

3rd November 2021 at 19:30 Virtual Public Meeting hosted by the Faversham Society to hear from Fernham Homes about their plans for southeast Faversham

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Chris Wright features in Transportation Professional
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Discuss the Duchy of Cornwall Plans for SE Faversham

The Faversham Society invited all four developers to share their plans and answer questions at open public meetings co-hosted by the Faversham Society and the St Mary of Charity You can find out more about the Duchy of Cornwall's plans here https://sefaversham.co.uk/masterplan/ So far only the Duchy of Cornwall has responded thus to our invitation:- […]

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Saving Abbey Fields

20/500015/OUT | Outline application for the development of up to 180 dwellings with associated infrastructure including internal access roads, footpaths, cycleways, parking, open space and landscaping, drainage, utilities and service infrastructure works (All matters reserved except Access). | Land At Abbeyfields Faversham Kent ME13 8HS If you agree with us please OBJECT on Swale's Planning […]

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Pedestrianising Faversham's Town Centre

Script for the Society's representation at the Swale Joint Transportation Board 06 September 2021 I speak this evening as Chair of the Faversham Society, and with the full support of the Board, to ask that further work is done to develop a pedestrianisation scheme for Faversham town centreThe results of the consultation favour the closure […]

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Objection to Holiday Homes at Brogdale

20/505877/OUT | Outline planning application for mixed-use development comprising a nursery school and flexible workshop/business units (all matters reserved except access). | Brogdale Farm Brogdale Road Ospringe ME13 8XU The Faversham Society strongly objects to the revised proposals for housing development at Brogdale. This represents urbanisation south of the M2 in the buffer zone of the AONB. The application […]

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Objection to a planning application for the Almshouses

21/503447 and 21/503448 (LBC): The Almshouses, South Road, Faversham ME13 7LU.  Demolition of existing single-storey extensions.  Erection of two-storey rear extensions to serve flats 6a/6b – 25a/25b.  Conversion of 11 into 2 flats.  Internal demolitions and alterations. In 1840, Henry Wreight, local solicitor and former mayor of Faversham, left a bequest for the benefit of […]

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UK's giant battery 'farms' spark fears of explosions that can reach temperatures of 660C

Today's Mail on Sunday carried a very disturbing story about batteries used to store energy at nearly 400 sites - Cleve Hill at Graveney is one of them. "Last year in Merseyside, one of three battery cabins on a site caught fire and exploded. A report seen by The Mail on Sunday said nearby residents, […]

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Cleve Hill: The Challenge for Swale Borough Council

The world-record breaking Cleve Hill Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) is being planned for a location just a few miles east of the site of the Great Gunpowder Explosion of 1916. There is a real danger of history repeating itself due to thermal runaway in Li-ion batteries, a technology for which the Health and Safety Executive has developed […]

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