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Two weeks left on public consultation for A2 improvements

Highways England statutory public consultation on the proposed A2 Bean and Ebbsfleet Junction improvements scheme launched on Wednesday 21 February. There is just 2 weeks to go until the consultation

Ebbsfleet Garden City residents can now be rewarded for keeping fit

  People living in Ebbsfleet Garden City and the surrounding area are now able to earn rewards for keeping active in an NHS-backed project. Ebbsfleet Garden City Healthy New Towns

Is this the future for bus services in Ebbsfleet Garden City?

Kent County Council has secured a seven-week electric bus trial for the county, only the second local authority to do so in the UK. Working with Volvo and ABB, a

Highways England release video fly-through of Lower Thames Crossing

Drivers can experience what their journey through Britain’s second longest road tunnel will be like once it opens in 2027 following the release of a video by Highways England .

Getting into a healthier frame of mind in Ebbsfleet Garden City

Imagine a place where you can pick free strawberries and tomatoes as you leave the station from your commute home each evening. Where you meet fellow residents to jog along

Couple get their first property in Ebbsfleet Garden City thanks to shared ownership with Clarion

Zoe and Daniel struggled to believe they would ever get on the property ladder. Now they are living their dream after getting a shared ownership home in Ebbsfleet Garden City

Medway pupils swap the classroom for an Ebbsfleet Garden City construction site

Year 10 pupils from Medway University Technical College (UTC) visited Ebbsfleet Green where Redrow is delivering up to 900 new homes as part of Ebbsfleet Garden City. The group of

Could you help design the UK’s next Garden City in Ebbsfleet?

An international design competition has been launched to capture ideas that could shape the future of Ebbsfleet Garden City.   The Landscape Challenge by Ebbsfleet Garden City’s Healthy New Towns

Ebbsfleet Garden City is hot property

Ebbsfleet Garden City has been rated as one of the best property hotspots outside London. Totally Money looked at average house price, length of commute time into London by train,

Ebbsfleet Garden City part of Government delegation to world property show

Ebbsfleet Garden City will be part of a Government delegation promoting UK investment opportunities at the world’s biggest property event. The Department for International Trade (DIT) is leading the Government’s

Engineer Joe Baldwin steps onto the property ladder at Ebbsfleet Garden City

Joe Baldwin, 25, is moving into a brand new two-bedroom apartment at Ebbsfleet Green, part of Ebbsfleet Garden City, where Redrow is delivering new homes and community facilities. Joe started

See how Ebbsfleet Garden City will grow until 2035

This video shows how Ebbsfleet Garden City will develop up until 2035 - watch the new homes and infrastructure go in, in less than 30 seconds.

Why I love Ebbsfleet Garden City by a new resident

Trishna Jethwa has moved to Redrow's development at Ebbsfleet Green in Ebbsfleet Garden City. Here she tells us how she has found a perfect work/life balance here.

Continue to have your say on A2 improvements at Ebbsfleet Garden City

A second statutory public consultation starts this week on proposed improvements to the A2 at Ebbsfleet and Bean. Highways England will hold a series of public exhibitions between Wednesday 21

NHS urges developers to follow the Ebbsfleet Garden City example

NHS England has called on the country’s top housing developers to help spread  new ideas for healthy living that have come from its Healthy New Towns programme, such as urban

Affordable, quality homes in Ebbsfleet Garden City

Affordable housing provider Moat has one and two bedroom apartments in Ebbsfleet Garden City with shares in your new property starting at £81,000. Details here

New waterside apartments in Ebbsfleet Garden City to launch

Watch the video for how these new waterside apartments will look  in Ebbsfleet Garden City. They're launching this autumn.

Why I love Ebbsfleet Garden City

Watch Ebbsfleet Garden City resident Craig Young tell of his move to the area and why it is now home for him and his family.

Sign up to the Ebbsfleet Garden City newsletter

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Ebbsfleet Garden City to lead way in cutting edge design of new homes

Ebbsfleet Garden City will lead the way in the production of modern new homes after plans for a state-of-the-art factory which will make up to 1,000 properties a year were

Veteran footballers move into the digital age

A group of veteran football players have moved into the digital age – and now every kick of the ball will be monitored to record their fitness levels. Ebbsfleet United’s

Shared ownership gives first-time buyers a home in Ebbsfleet Garden City

Zoe Appleton, 22, and Daniel Duck, 24, found themselves locked out of the market, when they were told by a mortgage advisor that they wouldn’t be able to afford a

Huge Ebbsfleet Garden City scheme for 6,250 homes  is given the go-ahead

Major plans for the largest part of Ebbsfleet Garden City which include 6,250 homes, a market centre, education campus and an urban park were approved. The proposed development for Eastern Quarry

The case for extending Crossrail to Ebbsfleet Garden City is a priority

Assessing the case for a Crossrail extension to Ebbsfleet Garden City will be a priority of the Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission. Sir John Armitt, who was announced as the

Ebbsfleet Garden City awards cash to gardens project

A group which has transformed a former derelict area into a tranquil community garden has received a grant to help finish creating a second space. No Walls Gardens, a local

New board member for Ebbsfleet Garden City

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation's board has appointed a new member. Sandra Fryer  is a planning and regeneration director who has worked mainly in the public sector. In 2005, after many years

Ebbsfleet Garden City’s Nicola to head construction guild

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation's Nicola Coppen has been appointed chairwoman of the Kent and Medway Construction Guild. Nicola is the Utilities Project Manager with us and will bring a wealth of

120 people discuss the future of health in Ebbsfleet Garden City

More than 120 health professionals and community representatives came together to help develop a vision for primary health care in Ebbsfleet Garden City. Building on best practice from across the

Sir John visits Ebbsfleet Garden City

Sir John Armitt paid a visit to Ebbsfleet Garden City shortly after it was announced in the budget that he was the new chairman of Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission.

Ebbsfleet Garden City school to hold Christmas Fair

The Parents and Teachers Association and school staff team at the new Cherry Orchard Academy have come together with the local community to organise a Community Christmas Fair on 1

Groundworks under way for new Ebbsfleet Garden City bridge

Groundworks are well under way to prepare the way for a new bridge which will link residents from Springhead Park to Ebbsfleet International. This picture shows detailed ground investigations taking

Work starts on new and improved walking and cycling routes for Ebbsfleet Garden City

Work has started on the first phase of planned new cycling and walking routes for Ebbsfleet Garden City. A series of improvements is being carried out around Northfleet, the first

Ebbsfleet Garden City’s second primary school will open next year after approval given

Ebbsfleet Garden City is to get its second primary after plans were approved for a 420-pupil school. Hope Community School will be run by the New Generation Schools Trust at

Ebbsfleet Garden City helps Kent’s economic success

Kent has some of the most exciting economic growth prospects thanks to Ebbsfleet Garden City, the annual Kent Property Market Report, said today. Developments such as the Garden City which

Work can start soon on new village centre in Ebbsfleet Garden City

Work can soon start on a new village centre for Castle Hill after an agreement was signed following a successful planning application. Plans were approved for 56 new homes and

Ebbsfleet Garden City already setting a good example

Ebbsfleet Garden City and our Healthy New Towns projct have been used as an example of  good practice in the Town and Country Planning Association's publication Planning for Green and

Ebbsfleet Garden City Enterprise Zone is good news for business

A multi-site enterprise zone in North Kent, set to be the most diverse business development established in the county in recent years, will make its debut at MIPIM in London

New riverfront development with 600 homes and primary school approved for Ebbsfleet Garden City

Nearly 600 new homes and a new primary school in a brand new waterfront development were approved by planners in Ebbsfleet Garden City tonight. Keepmoat Homes was given approval for

Ebbsfleet Garden City has its 700th home

The 700th home at Ebbsfleet Garden City has been completed. Ebbsfleet Development Corporation said there are now 703 properties complete, including 102 at Redrow’s Ebbsfleet Green site and 334 by

Ebbsfleet Garden City marks new primary school opening with fun day

Ebbsfleet Garden City's first primary school which has just opened will be celebrated with a special fun day. Every one is welcome to come along to mark the opening of

Read how Ebbsfleet Garden City now leads the field in delivery of homes and infrastructure

Ebbsfleet Garden City is now a national leader when it comes to delivery of homes and infrastructure.  Read the full article at  

Ebbsfleet Garden City’s first pub opens

Ebbsfleet Garden City’s first pub opens its doors today (September 4) The 220-cover Marston's pub, called Spring River,  is on Redrow’s 950-home development which is currently under construction, just off

Ebbsfleet Garden City’s first school is open

The very first new school in Ebbsfleet Garden City has opened its doors to its first pupils. Cherry Orchard Primary in Castle Hill will eventually have 420 pupils but  the

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation invests £45million in A2 improvements

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation has announced it is to invest £45million to improve the A2 and guarantee delivery of the vital project for North Kent. The development corporation responsible for the

250 homes and new village centre approved for Ebbsfleet Garden City

Another 250 new homes were approved for Ebbsfleet Garden City tonight  including a new village centre with a local supermarket. Plans were approved for schemes across the Garden City including

Tributes paid to former Ebbsfleet Garden City board member

Tributes are being paid to former Ebbsfleet Garden City board member and Gravesham Council leader John Cubuitt, who has died after an illness. Paul Spooner, Interim Chief Executive of Ebbsfleet

New drone footage shows pace of development in Ebbsfleet Garden City

New drone footage shows how Ebbsfleet Garden City is rapidly developing. The film was captured by   for a forthcoming BBC show Compare this to footage that was captured more

Ebbsfleet Garden City fun in the park

Don't miss out on some summer fun in Ebbsfleet Garden City this August. Details here.      

See Ebbsfleet Garden City from the Thames on four day trial of Clipper at Gravesend

From Monday 11 September to Thursday 14 September MBNA Thames Clippers will be bringing its 220-capacity vessel to Gravesend to offer journeys direct into central London. For the free trial,

Opening date for new Ebbsfleet Garden City pub

Ebbsfleet Garden City's first pub, the Spring River, opens its doors next month. The Marston's pub opens at 11.30am on September 4, just months after it was given permission by

Couple invest in their future with a new home in Ebbsfleet Garden City

IT will only be their home for a short time, but buying a property at Ebbsfleet Garden City is a long term investment for Sheila and Jim Briggs. The couple,

New Ebbsfleet Garden City path opens to residents halving time to station

A new footpath which will halve the time it takes residents to walk from part of Ebbsfleet Garden City to the Ebbsfleet International Station has been opened. The path between

Future of electricity supplied to Ebbsfleet Garden City has been secured in a ground-breaking £30million deal

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation will invest £30million in the provision of new electricity sub stations and connections in order to ensure the supply for up to 15,000 homes and a new

Proposed new Ebbsfleet Garden City primary school has open day

Proposals for a new Ebbsfleet Garden City primary school at Springhead Park are going on public display. The new primary school design will be shown at an informal drop-in exhibition where you

Get fit and healthy in Ebbsfleet Garden City

Want some ideas on how to lose a few calories in Ebbsfleet Garden City? Here's a couple - plus look at our map of walking and cycling routes.  

Ebbsfleet Garden City is the property hotspot to watch

The commuter spot to watch:15,000-home Ebbsfleet Garden City development offers super-fast commutes with 17-minute train service to central London. The North Kent town is attracting commuters with its affordable housing

Up to 100 people to be monitored for fitness levels in Ebbsfleet Garden City project

Up to 100 Ebbsfleet Garden City residents are to have their fitness levels monitored in an innovative health technology project. Data from digital fitness monitors worn by volunteers will be

Ebbsfleet Garden City’s Louise Hardy honoured at awards ceremony

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation board member Louise Hardy has been honoured at a prestigious awards ceremony. Louise won First Woman of the Built Environment  and joined the leading lights behind a

Students get a taste of Ebbsfleet Garden City with Dame Kelly Holmes

An Ebbsfleet Garden City day was held at Ebbsfleet Academy – and there was even an appearance from Dame Kelly Holmes. The day consisted of workshops with students in years

New Information Centre opens in Ebbsfleet Garden City

A stunning 3D model showing Ebbsfleet Garden City in its entirety is the centrepiece of a brand new visitor information centre opening today. Based on the main concourse at Ebbsfleet

Ebbslfeet Garden City reaction to today’s Swanscombe Peninsula theme park announcemen

Statement from Ebbsfleet Development Corporation following today's theme park announcement from LRCH. Paul Spooner, Interim Chief Executive of Ebbsfleet Development Corporation, said: “Over the last year we have worked closely

Get fit and a free Fitbit in Ebbsfleet Garden City project

Ebbsfleet Garden City's Healthy New Towns programme is launching a new project - and you could get a brand new Fitbit. What is a Healthy New Town? Click here

John Lewis styles new Ebbsfleet Garden City show home

An impressive show home, styled by John Lewis’ Home Design Service, has opened at Countryside’s Springhead Park development in Ebbsfleet Garden City. One of two show homes offering prospective purchasers

Ebbsfleet Garden City calls for clear plans on future of passenger rail demand

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation is calling for clear plans to be drawn up to cater for increased passenger demand from Ebbsfleet International to central London. The corporation says as Ebbsfleet Garden

Multiple house builders and strong sales in Ebbsfleet Garden City

Planning Resource magazine reports on the progress being made in Ebbsfleet Garden CIty. As the government plans more Garden City towns and villages, experts have looked at Ebbsfleet as an

See the new Ebbsfleet Garden City Information Centre – opening June 21

How would you like to see a 3D model of Ebbsfleet Garden City in its entirety? Or use an interactive screen to get all the latest developments happening in the

Be a part of Ebbsfleet Garden City

If you are a business in Ebbsfleet Garden City and want to use our new logo you can get in touch. The logo is already being adopted by our major

Plans approved for 138 new homes in Ebbsfleet Garden City

Taylor Wimpey has been given approval to build 138 lakeside  homes in Ebbsfleet Garden City. Ebbsfleet Development Corporation’s Planning Committee gave approval for the scheme in the first of three

Approval given to major Ebbsfleet Garden City employment scheme

Plans for a new employment scheme have been given the go-ahead in Ebbsfleet Garden City. The proposed development in Northfleet East is a potential joint venture between Ebbsfleet Development Corporation

Programme will ensure smooth delivery of Ebbsfleet Garden City

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation has launched a programme with 40 partners that brings together all parties in Ebbsfleet Garden City to ensure a smooth delivery of housing and infrastructure. The Single

Open morning at Ebbsfleet Garden City’s new primary school

An open morning is to be held at Ebbsfleet Garden City's first primary school, Cherry Orchard, details below

How do you get around Ebbsfleet Garden City?

We want to hear your views on getting around Ebbsfleet Garden City on foot and by bicycle. We're holding an open event on May 9 to find out what you

Public exhibition on plans for homes in Ebbsfleet Garden City

A public exhibition is being held to discuss plans for 220 new homes between Ebbsfleet Garden City and Ingress Park. Find out all about the plans ahead of an outline

Approval given to major Bluewater expansion

Bluewater Shopping Centre is set to undergo a major redevelopment that will bring more than 2,000 jobs with it. Planning permission was granted to extend the West village section of

Approval given for 233 new homes in Ebbsfleet Garden City

Planners have approved a further 233 homes on two sites in Ebbsfleet Garden City, 97 of which will be affordable. Redrow’s latest plans will see further expansion at Ebbsfleet Green

Ebbsfleet Garden City reacts to Lower Thames Crossing announcement

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has today (12 April 2017) announced the preferred route for a new Lower Thames Crossing that could create more than 6,000 jobs and boost the economy

Ebbsfleet Garden City exceeding expectation as hundreds of homes are built

More than 600 homes have been started in Ebbsfleet Garden City in the last year, new figures show today. Ebbsfleet Development Corporation (EDC), which was set up to help speed

Ebbsfleet Garden City Enterprise Zone is open for business

The North Kent Enterprise Zone, which includes Ebbsfleet Garden City has gone live, bringing with it financial incentives for those businesses that make it their home. One of 12 new Enterprise

Ebbsfleet Garden City’s first pub is well under way

Take a look at Ebbsfleet Garden City's first ever pub which has already started to spring up out of the ground. Marstons is building  the 220-cover pub and 104-bedroom hotel at

Ebbsfleet Garden City and the future of rail services in Kent

Ebbsfleet Garden City has hosted a rail summit looking at the future of rail services here and across Kent. Major players from the rail industry including the Department for Transport, Network

Take a look at Ebbsfleet Garden City’s first primary school

The construction of the steel frame is now complete following extensive work at the beginning of the year and Ebbsfleet Garden City's first new primary school will open in September. Get

First 15 shared ownership homes released in Ebbsfleet Garden City

  The first tranche of homes to be released at a new-build scheme in Ebbsfleet Garden City were snapped up within just hours of being launched. On Sunday (19th March)

Could Crossrail come to Ebbsfleet Garden City?

Network Rail's newly published draft Kent Route Study sets out the strategic vision for the future of the railway lines between Kent and London over the next 30 years. It

Highways England reports on future of roads around Ebbsfleet Garden City

The modernisation of England’s motorways and major A roads, also known as the strategic road network (SRN), is making a vital contribution to economic wellbeing and growth. This Route Strategy

Redrow celebrates successful six months at Ebbsfleet Garden City

Six months after the show home opened more than 60 homes have been sold at Ebbsfleet Green part of the flagship Ebbsfleet Garden City project. To date 30 Abode style homes,

Resort application to be submitted in November and approved by summer 2019 says new chief executive Humphrey Percy

The Government will decide whether a Paramount entertainment resort in Kent will be given the go-ahead by the summer of 2019 and it will open by 2022, according to developers.

Reshuffle at the top and new momentum for Entertainment Resort in North Kent

British company London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH) and its parent Kuwaiti European Holding Group (KEH) are pleased to announce senior appointments that will help to drive forward the plans for

Ebbsfleet Garden City reiterates support for Lower Thames Crossing Option C

Click here to see a letter sent by the Interim Chief Executive of the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation to the Secretary of State for Transport reiterating support for a Lower Thames

Open afternoon at Ebbsfleet Garden City’s first primary school

Ebbsfleet Garden City's first primary school is to hold an open afternoon. You'll be able to get all the answers you need from staff about Cherry Orchard, which will open

Ebbsfleet Garden City and Starter Homes – what does it mean for you?

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation will spearhead the Government' Starter Home Project - but what could that mean for you? These Frequently Asked Questions may help: Do I qualify for the Starter

Watch a video of how Ebbsfleet Garden City’s first primary school will look

Cherry Orchard will be the Garden City's first primary school and will open for its first intake of 420-pupils this September. Watch this video to see how the school, at

Ebbsfleet Garden City residents to get new path to station

A new footpath will halve the time it takes residents to walk from part of Ebbsfleet Garden City to the International Station. Work has started on opening up the direct

MPs see pace of development in Ebbsfleet Garden City

TWO MPs saw how Ebbsfleet Garden City is rapidly becoming the place for new aspiring home owners to settle and saw the pace at which the area is growing. Dartford

First time buyers flocking to Ebbsfleet Garden City

  From Redrow MORE than 90% of purchasers of new Redrow homes at Ebbsfleet Green are first time buyers priced out of the London market. Ideally situated less than 20

Ebbsfleet Garden City has a winning location

Ebbsfleet Garden City's combination of good road and rail links, nearby countryside and access to the sea appears to be a winning combination. Its high-speed trains take commuters to London’s

Your views needed on A2 improvements at Ebbsfleet Garden City Taken from the Highways England website Overview The A2 Bean and Ebbsfleet junctions are situated on the A2 trunk road, approximately 1.2 miles apart (2km) within north Kent.

532 homes approved, jobs to be created and Ebbsfleet Garden City to get its first pub and hotel

A former cement works is to be transformed with up to 532 new homes in Ebbsfleet Garden City. The plans, approved tonight (Wednesday), will also include a new neighbourhood centre,

Public exhibition held on proposals for £35million employment scheme in Ebbsfleet Garden City

A PUBLIC exhibition was held on January 17 to gather feedback on the possible proposals of the Northfleet Embankment East Commercial Development Scheme. Ebbsfleet Development Corporation (EDC) and Gravesham Borough Council are

A2 improvement plans on display

Highways England carried out  a series of public information events on its A2 Bean and Ebbsfleet Junction improvement plan. In line with the Department for Transport’s ‘Road Investment Strategy for the

Plans for creation of 690 jobs in £35million proposal for Ebbsfleet Garden City

A PUBLIC exhibition is being held on Tuesday (17 January) to gather feedback on the possible proposals of the Northfleet Embankment East Commercial Development Scheme. Ebbsfleet Development Corporation (EDC) and Gravesham

Ebbsfleet Garden City to spearhead starter homes scheme

Ebbsfleet Garden City  is one of 30 areas which will spearhead a £1.2billion scheme to see discounted starter homes built for young, first-time buyers. Up to 635 starter homes could

Plans to link Ebbsfleet Garden City with Bluewater by tunnel

The developers of a new garden city plan to use tunnels through chalk cliffs to link a shopping centre with thousands of homes, says Kent Online. Shoppers will be able

Much to look forward to in 2017 for Ebbsfleet Garden City

2016 has seen Ebbsfleet Garden City take significant strides as the country's first new garden city for more than a hundred years. Housing developers are building more than 500 homes

Rotary club changes name to incorporate Ebbsfleet Garden City

Northfleet's Rotary Club is now known as the Rotary Club of Northfleet with Ebbsfleet Garden City. It is a further endorsement and recognition by the local community of the work being

Ebbsfleet Garden City Christmas Fayre

  Don't miss the Ebbsfleet Garden City Christmas Fayre on December 18. There'll be plenty of fun for all the family, including a Castle Hill version of Bake Off! The

Ebbsfleet Garden City tops list for good value family homes close to London

The average UK commuter spends about 50 minutes getting to work. Taken over a week this means they spend more than eight hours stuck on a train, Tube or bus,

Eastern Quarry planning application event

The developers of Eastern Quarry are preparing to submit a planning application to make what are known as ‘minor material amendments’ to the existing planning permission for the whole site. The proposals involve alterations to the

Plans for major upgrades to A2 at Ebbsfleet Garden City are to go on public display

Highways England will start a public consultation on its plans for improvements to the A2 at Ebbsfleet Garden City in January. Seven schemes, part of the Government’s £15bn investment in

Open morning for Ebbsfleet Garden City’s first primary school

Ebbsfleet Garden City's very first primary school is holding an open morning. Come and see the building plans and designs for the Academy. Find out about the curriculum, uniform, extended

What do you think of living in Ebbsfleet Garden City?

We are carrying out a survey to find out what Ebbsfleet Garden City residents think about where they live. Our Quality of Life study and a resident satisfaction survey will

Join the Ebbsfleet Garden City coffee mornings

A series of coffee morning are being held for Ebbsfleet Garden City residents at Castle Hill. They'll run every Friday through November and on 16 December.  

Ebbsfleet Garden City in a strong place in 2016, say the experts

Our new commercial centre, new jobs and  and how we are speeding up the delivery of up to 15,000 new homes are highlighted in this year's Kent Property Market Report

County well placed to survive Brexit uncertainty, says Kent Property Market Report 2016

Kent’s commercial property market has evolved significantly over recent years reaching a critical mass that leaves it well placed to weather the uncertainty over the UK’s future relationship with Europe,

Two new Ebbsfleet Garden City marketing suites now open

Two new marketing suites have opened in Ebbsfleet Garden City this week as the pace of development continues in the area. Countryside has opened its marketing suite on the corner

New bridge and improved walking routes in £3.4million package for Ebbsfleet Garden City

Ebbsfleet Garden City is to get a new bridge and improved walkways as part of a package of improvements to connect local communities. £3.4 million will be spent over the

Only one Ebbsfleet Garden City Open Day left – don’t miss it!

Don’t miss our final Garden City Open Day where we’ll show you the exciting changes Ebbsfleet can expect over the coming years. Take a look at our plans for the future,

Don’t miss final two Ebbsfleet Garden City Open Days

Don’t miss our next Garden City Open Days where we’ll show you the exciting changes Ebbsfleet can expect over the coming years. Take a look at our plans for the

Future of Ebbsfleet Garden City revealed with new commercial centre and city parks

  A major new commercial centre, improved public transport and seven city parks are just some of the exciting developments unveiled today for Ebbsfleet Garden City. The Ebbsfleet

Join our Garden City Open Days

We want to tell you about the future of the Garden City and we're taking our vision on the road. Come and join us at any one of our events throughout October,

New Redrow HQ comes to Ebbsfleet Garden City

Redrow Homes has secured planning consent to build a brand new headquarters for its South East division at the flagship Ebbsfleet Garden City in Kent. Approval of proposals for the two

Launch for Ebbsfleet Garden City magazine

The first issue of Ebbsfleet Garden City magazine will be launched at Minerva House on Montague Close on 22 September. The event, hosted at the Winckworth Sherwood offices from 5-7pm,

Get to know your Garden City neighbours

Don't miss out on the chance to get to know your Garden City neighbours - over a glass of Pimms. Fun for all the family as well with face painting

Plans for up to 700 new homes in the Garden City

Keepmoat, which is planning to build up to 700 new homes in the Garden City, wants to hear your views on the development. To see the plans click here To

Ebbsfleet Garden City apartments go on sale

Home buyers will have their first chance to buy apartments on a new development at Castle Hill in Ebbsfleet next month. Barratt Homes began construction work on the 112 homes

Seeing real progress in Ebbsfleet Garden City

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation's Board took a tour of the Garden City to see the latest progress being made. They met with developers and saw sites around the Garden City including:

Don’t miss out on Garden City Summer Play in the Park

Here's a great chance to fill some time during the summer holidays on August 25 with a play in the park at Castle Hill.

New Housing Minister sees pace of Ebbsfleet Garden City progress

New Housing Minister Gavin Barwell MP today saw the huge progress being made in Ebbsfleet Garden City during a tour of the area. The Minister for Housing, Planning and London,

Don’t miss the Garden City’s Olympic Fair

Forget Rio! There's going to be an Olympic Fair in the Garden City! Do't miss out - promises to be fun for all the family.

Send us your Garden City pictures

We want to see your pictures from the Garden City. Have you been out and about and captured something interesting? Or have you been to an event? Whatever the picture,

Pace of development continues in Ebbsfleet Garden City

Great to see work well under way by our development partners across Ebbsfleet Garden City sites, including work on the ground for a new primary school in Eastern Quarry, set

Thames Estuary growth plan welcomed by Garden City

The launch of a Thames Estuary growth plan, to boost productivity, attract and retain skilled workers and capitalise on major infrastructure works was today welcomed by Ebbsfleet Garden City bosses.

Watch – Chief Executive on exciting times ahead for Garden City

          Ebbsfleet Development Corporation Interim Chief Executive Paul Spooner spoke at the Kent Invicta Chamber B2B event at Buckmore Park, Chatham. Watch the video here.

New £12million bridge for Ebbsfleet Garden City

Ebbsfleet Garden City will have a new £12million bridge which will link residents with the International Station. The bridge will run from Springhead Park to Station Access Road, above the

Home building continues at pace in the Garden City

It’s business as usual – that’s the message from house builders in the Garden City following last week’s referendum result. A meeting between Ebbsfleet Development Corporation, land owners and those

Planners discuss Garden City design

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation's planning team and its planning committee has held its first Garden City design workshop. The team and the committee looked at examples of good and bad design

Bluewater expansion plans revealed

Plans for the expansion of Bluewater have been revealed - see the newsletter here.  

Garden City’s Louise Hardy in Top 50 Women in Engineering list

Ebbsfleet Garden City’s Louise Hardy has been named in the Top 50 Women In Engineering list. Louise, who is a member of the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation board, made the prestigious

New Garden City homes available this summer

The latest set of new homes at Ebbsfleet Garden City will become available to buyers this summer. Developer Countryside is currently building 123 new homes in Springhead Park, Ebbsfleet Valley.

New life in Garden City Project – Property Week

A series of deals unveiled in recent weeks coupled with the imminent publication of a development framework for the garden city have breathed new life into the project. So could we be on

Another 154 homes approved for the Garden City

A further 154 homes for Ebbsfleet Garden City have been approved as work starts on the ground for more than 470 new properties this month. The latest planning permission was

Taylor Wimpey snaps up land from Land Securities at Ebbsfleet Garden City

Land Securities has sold more of its land at Ebbsfleet Garden City to house builder Taylor Wimpey. The flagship scheme in Kent, which was announced by George Osborne in his

Green light for Garden City’s first primary school

A 420-pupil primary school is set to be built on the site of the Ebbsfleet Garden City after permission was given at a meeting last night. The school – and

First primary school for Garden City is approved

Ebbsfleet Garden City is to get its first primary school after permission was given tonight (Wednesday March 16) for a 420-pupil building. The school – and a new community centre

Garden City will lead the way for healthy communities

Ebbsfleet Garden City will be recognised as Healthy New Town, it was announced today (March 1 2016). It means the garden city will lead the way – and be held

Garden City is a Healthy New Town

Ten new housing developments in England including the Garden City are to be built with healthy living in mind, under an NHS scheme. Clinicians, designers and technology experts will work

Affordable homes approved for Ebbsfleet Garden City

Planning approval for 125 'affordable' homes within the new Ebbsfleet Garden City has been given to a leading Kent social housing provider. Circle Housing Russet will start construction work within

Redrow given green light to build 180 homes for Ebbsfleet Garden City

Homebuilder Redrow has been given the green light to begin building 180 homes for Ebbsfleet Garden City. One and two bedroom apartments will be built at Ebbsfleet Green, alongside two-,

A city of the future

Help us build the city of the future. That’s the message to the people of Dartford and Gravesend from the team behind Ebbsfleet Garden City. See the story here

£310 million announced for Garden City

Chancellor George Osborne attempted to galvanise reluctant house builders into delivering more homes with a £6.9bn package of measures. Critically the affordable housing package in the combined Autumn Statement and

Firm appointed to draw up Garden City masterplan

Consultancy AECOM has been appointed to draw up a masterplan for the proposed Ebbsfleet garden city in Kent. In the 2014 Budget, chancellor George Osborne said that a garden city

New Garden City for Ebbsfleet is announced

A garden city with an initial 15,000 homes will be built at Ebbsfleet in Kent, George Osborne has announced. The chancellor told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show the site was chosen