Monthly Archives: March 2018

We’ve bought a house in Ebbsfleet Garden City and we’re only in our early 20s

THERE’S some disparity in the average age of a first-time buyer, depending on which housing market report you read. UK Finance says it’s 30, Halifax puts it at 31 and the latest English Housing Survey states that it’s 33. However, what’s in little doubt is the difficulty would-be buyers face in getting on to the

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 closes on 4 April. If you haven’t already responded to the consultation, we encourage you to provide your feedback on the scheme. This will help

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 programme has joined the BetterPoints app which logs activity like running walking and cycling and turns it into points and rewards. Points are earned each

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 Swedish-Swiss engineering group, the electric bus produces no emissions and is driven by electric motors. It will operate as an additional hourly service – running

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 . In the new video, Highways England takes drivers on a journey through the two mile long crossing, which will feature two tunnels taking a three

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 the newly spruced up riverside, and where the local health centre is about well-being and community bonding – rather than dreary waiting rooms set to

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 with Clarion.

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 students are studying for their BTEC National Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment and the day at Ebbsfleet Green was an opportunity to

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 Programme,  is open to landscape architects collaborating with creative individuals, students, artists, engineers, architects and anyone who has an interest in horticulture and place-making.