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Objection to plans for the Multisave

Demolition of existing retail unit to the front and existing unit to the rear of the site. Erection of 4 storey building to the front with ground floor A1 retail unit, and three additional floors to provide 3no. residential flats. Erection of new block and single storey link to the rear consisting of 20no. residential […]

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SUBSTANTIVE OBJECTION TO APP NO 23/500487/HYBRID – LADY DANE FARM

We write to object to this Fernham Homes duplicate planning application. Consent is being sought for housing on an area of land that was approved for use as public open space and amenity land (18/501048/REM) on the adjoining completed Crest Nicholson Phase 1 Scheme. This is clearly illustrated in the plan below, which overlays the […]

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Abbeyfields 2nd Submission

INTRODUCTION The Society’s Position 4. The Faversham Society considers that the October 2022 letter from Montagu Evans, shows that the application still poses substantial harm to the significance of the Scheduled Monument.  This is in addition to the substantial harm posed to the heritage assets within the locality of the site and the Conservation area […]

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Water: WRSE Regional Plan Consultation

WRSE Regional Plan consultation document Response on behalf of the Faversham Society February 17, 2023 Question 1:  Do you think the draft regional plan addresses the scale of the challenge we face in the future through our adaptive planning approach? Disagree. Certainly, an adaptive planning approach is an appropriate response to uncertainty around climate change, […]

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Latest on Lithium-Ion Battery Safety

Batteries linked to hundreds of waste fires - BBC Dame Maria Miller  (Basingstoke) (Con) Sharethis specific contribution I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make local fire services statutory consultees for industrial lithium-ion battery storage planning permission applications; to make provision about the granting of environmental permits for […]

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LOWER THAMES CROSSING

May we bring to your attention our serious concerns about the Lower Thames Crossingproposal.Given the current financial situation together with the doubts expressed by the professionalinstitutions about the appraisal method used to justify the scheme, to proceed in the presentcircumstances would be unwise. The economic case is unsound. The project is based onassumptions about the […]

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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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