Monthly Archives: April 2016

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

By |2016-05-04T23:08:45+00:00April 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|

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 2014 Budget speech, is designed to address Britain's burgeoning housing shortage in the South East. See the story here

Green light for Garden City’s first primary school

By |2016-05-24T10:33:35+00:00April 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|

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 a new community centre – will be built in Castle Hill, and will also provide 26 nursery places as well as 15 for special needs

First primary school for Garden City is approved

By |2016-05-24T10:35:24+00:00April 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|

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 – will be built in Castle Hill, and will also provide 26 nursery places as well as 15 for special needs pupils. The building will

Garden City will lead the way for healthy communities

By |2016-11-07T17:38:55+00:00April 27th, 2016|Uncategorised|

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 up as a role model – for being a healthy community that promotes good lifestyle choices. The project – one of only ten announced by

Affordable homes approved for Ebbsfleet Garden City

By |2016-04-26T21:46:19+00:00April 26th, 2016|Uncategorised|

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 Castle Hill, the first village at Ebbsfleet Garden City’s Eastern Quarry site, in the summer. See the story here

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

By |2016-04-26T21:44:06+00:00April 26th, 2016|Uncategorised|

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-, three-, four- and five-bedroom homes, with 28 of them available at “affordable” prices. See the story here

£310 million announced for Garden City

By |2016-04-25T13:51:25+00:00April 25th, 2016|Uncategorised|

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 Spending Review includes cash to stimulate the supply-side and demand-side of the housing sector. http://www.constructionenquirer.com/2015/11/25/osborne-spurs-house-builders-to-construct-new-homes/

Firm appointed to draw up Garden City masterplan

By |2016-04-25T13:56:34+00:00April 25th, 2016|Uncategorised|

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 with an initial 15,000 homes would be built at Ebbsfleet in Kent, delivered by an urban development corporation. The Ebbsfleet Development Corporation has now awarded