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Cleve Hill Solar

Quinbrook is developing Cleve Hill - www.clevehillsolar.com At the public meeting held in September, they shared their schedule

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Faversham wayfinding project

This critique, penned by Tim Stonor, is intended to be helpful and I hope it is useful as the project moves forward.  This project, if properly specified and carefully designed, would be a ‘nice to have’ for Faversham but it is not a top priority. As currently developed, it is unlikely to have the impact […]

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We strongly recommend that SBC defer any discharge of Requirement 9 pending the submission of the Battery Safety Management Plan which must address these absolutely fundamental health and safety issues.

We strongly recommend SBC defer any discharge of Requirement 9 pending submission of Battery Safety Management Plan

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Cleve Hill: Construction Traffic Management Plan

Application Number: 22/503259/SUB Address: Cleve Hill Solar Park Cleve Hill Graveney Kent ME13 9EE Proposal: Submission of Details to Discharge Requirement 12 of The Cleve Hill Solar Park Order 2020 - Construction Traffic Management Plan Case Officer: Terry Hardwick Faversham Society Comments We have multiple objections We strongly support Graveney Rural Environment Action Team’s  (GREAT) […]

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Cleve Hill: Response from the Faversham Society that Requirement 9 should not be discharged

Application Number: 22/503315/SUB Address: Cleve Hill Solar Park Cleve Hill Graveney Kent ME13 9EE Proposal: Submission of Details to Discharge Requirement 9 Surface and Foul Water Drainage Case Officer: Terry Hardwick Response from the Faversham Society that Requirement 9 should not be discharged Author: Professor Sir David Melville CBE BSc PhD HonDSc CPhys FInstP The […]

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Solar Cycleway scheme: the Faversham Society’s view

https://www.solarcycleway.com/ Given the extent of residential development currently in the pipeline, the likely rate of traffic growth in Faversham will not be sustainable.  The Town faces worsening congestion, visual intrusion, loss of heritage townscape, pollution, noise, dirt, and accident risk.  At present, the Town is hoping to tackle the problem via three major schemes all […]

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Greenfields & Housing in Faversham

Housing targets are set by central government and do not reflect local needs, particularly for locally affordable housing for families. . Central government has a number of powers to ensure compliance by local planning authorities. There is insufficient viable brownfield land available to build the housing required by central government. Unless central government reduces the […]

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Battery Explosion and Fire in Liverpool

Reports of the Serious 2020 Explosion and Fire at the Liverpool, Carnegie Road Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Liverpool Professor Sir David Melville CBE, CPhys, FInstP We have recently received through an FOI request these previously unpublished reports by the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS). They are the first full reports of a […]

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Submission on Lady Dane

18th March 2022 Dear Paul Gregory Land at Lady Dane Farm, Faversham – Holistic Overview.                             Applications numbers - 18/501048/REM - 21/502927/FULL - 21/506465/HYBRID This representation, submitted on behalf of the Faversham Society, scopes all applications for Lady Dane, both approved and pending approval. This is so that the delivered and proposed land use allocations can […]

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Submission on Abbey Fields

20/500015/OUTThe Faversham Society is extremely concerned about the substantial harm that would be done to Faversham if the proposed housing development was to be permitted. The Society, therefore, approached a barrister to prepare a substantial submission on our behalf. Summary The Faversham Society considers that the Conservation and Design Team have erred in their assessment […]

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