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Latest on the Creek Bridge

On Friday 10 December Helen Whately MP met with representatives from Kent County Council, Faversham Town Council, the Faversham Society and the Faversham Creek Trust to discuss progress since their last meeting in June.  The Town Council kicked off the meeting with an update on their legal advice. It said the Secretary of State has […]

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Open letter to Helen Whately

Open Letter Helen Whately MP House of Commons London SW1A 0AA 6th December 2021 Dear Helen,   As you know there is mounting concern among your constituents about the number of houses in Faversham that your government requires Swale Borough Council to give planning permission for. This concern has been growing for some time. We […]

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Faversham Society response to Reg18

Swale Borough Council allowed only one month for the Reg 18 consultation on the new Local Plan for Swale which covers issues and preferred options. The Society asked the Environment Committee to look in detail at the sixty-page document and to draft responses. This inevitably took time. Those draft responses were considered and debated at […]

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Abbey Fields - further objection from the Society

Submission from the Faversham Society 20/500015/OUT  Proposal: 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) We have looked again at the revised scheme and remain of the view […]

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38 Tanners St.

21/501653/FULL - 38 Tanners Street, Faversham, ME13 7JP The Faversham Society has previously objected on aesthetic and environmental grounds. Whilst the application may be considered by some to address the aesthetic concerns. We do not.  The "mass"  of the shed overlooking the Westbrook detracts from the attractiveness of the stream and the Conservation Area. The […]

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Southern Water public consultation

In September, Southern Water (SW) launched a public consultation on its draft Drainage and Wastewater Management Plans (DWMP) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Scoping Report.  The consultation runs from Sept. 21 until midnight on Oct. 26.  Details and the online consultation questionnaire are at https://www.southernwater.co.uk/dwmp/have-your-say.  The Faversham Society’s position on the consultation is as follows: […]

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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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