Monthly Archives: August 2017

Ebbsfleet Garden City’s first school is open

By |2017-09-29T09:49:47+00:00August 30th, 2017|Uncategorised|

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 first intake has now already started. The school, run by Leigh Academies Trust, was given planning permission in March 2016. For further details, including admissions,

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation invests £45million in A2 improvements

By |2017-08-29T08:57:02+00:00August 29th, 2017|Uncategorised|

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 huge Ebbsfleet Garden City project, said it will be used to fund major improvements at the Bean and Ebbsfleet junctions and the investment ensures work

250 homes and new village centre approved for Ebbsfleet Garden City

By |2017-10-16T14:34:12+00:00August 16th, 2017|Uncategorised|

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 a new range of shared ownership properties which will help give people a foot up on to the property ladder. Ebbsfleet Development Corporation’s planning committee

Tributes paid to former Ebbsfleet Garden City board member

By |2017-08-15T08:48:53+00:00August 15th, 2017|Uncategorised|

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 Development Corporation, said: “John was very passionate about Ebbsfleet Garden City, always coming up with ideas from his years of experience in public life as

New drone footage shows pace of development in Ebbsfleet Garden City

By |2017-08-14T10:44:40+00:00August 14th, 2017|Uncategorised|

New drone footage shows how Ebbsfleet Garden City is rapidly developing. The film was captured by www.DroneMediaImaging.co.uk   for a forthcoming BBC show Compare this to footage that was captured more than a year ago here and you can see how Ebbsfleet Garden City is moving at pace.  

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

By |2017-08-12T06:29:39+00:00August 8th, 2017|Uncategorised|

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, there will be one sailing in the morning at 7.15am and one in the evening departing from Embankment at 5.40pm. The service will pick up

Opening date for new Ebbsfleet Garden City pub

By |2017-08-04T08:06:18+00:00August 4th, 2017|Uncategorised|

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 Ebbsfleet Development Corporation's planning committee. See more on its  website here

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

By |2017-08-01T15:23:24+00:00August 1st, 2017|Uncategorised|

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, from Rainham, Kent, have moved in to a two-bedroom Abode style Redrow home at Ebbsfleet Green while their existing four-bedroom detached property is renovated. “What