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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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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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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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Faversham Society Statement on Swale Housing Options

Central government in Whitehall sets the housing targets and requires that the local planning authority delivers then within the National Planning Policy Framework. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government polices the targets through the Planning Inspectorate. Swale is currently developing a Local Plan within the constraints and demands of central government policy and […]

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The Vision for Ordnance Wharf

It is clear from comments on this website and elsewhere that the alternative vision for regeneration of the basin has been forgotten by many. For many years Ordnance Wharf was green, only in the last couple of years has it become an eyesore.

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Objections to Ordnance Wharf

The Faversham Society Board has not yet determined its view of the proposed development on Ordnance Wharf. However, many are already objecting and talking about the proposed development. This is merely a list of reasons people are giving for objecting. This image of the Priory taken 18th July from the public footpath on Morrison's Quay […]

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Eldon Hinchcliffe's Objection re-Ordnance Wharf

PLANNING APPLICATION no 20/502408/FULL – ERECTION of DWELLINGS, OFFICE, WORKSHOP and SAILING CLUB at ORDNANCE WHARF, FAVERSHAM ME13 7DY This application should be refused, because it is too tall.  The applicants probably know this because they have made two attempts to decieve regarding the height.  Firstly they describe the buildings as 2 – 3 storeys […]

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