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Work experience in Ebbsfleet Garden City leads to apprenticeship for teenager

2020-06-03T14:08:07+01:00

Teenager Hannah Mayatt has landed her dream job after work experience in Ebbsfleet Garden City led to a full time offer. Hannah, 18, has been taken on by Balfour Beatty who are building a bridge that will link Springhead Park residents directly to Ebbsfleet International station. She had previously worked on the bridge project, funded

Work experience in Ebbsfleet Garden City leads to apprenticeship for teenager2020-06-03T14:08:07+01:00

Tunnel linking Ebbsfleet Garden City with Bluewater is approved

2020-05-28T06:28:23+01:00

A £12million tunnel linking Bluewater to Ebbsfleet Garden City backed by Ebbsfleet Development Corporation has been approved. Kent County Council's (KCC) planning committee approved plans drawn up by them  to connect more than 6,000 homes at Eastern Quarry, known as Whitecliffe, to Dartford's landmark shopping centre. The planned housing development is bordered by Bean Road

Tunnel linking Ebbsfleet Garden City with Bluewater is approved2020-05-28T06:28:23+01:00

Take part in our lockdown survey to help us understand your needs

2020-05-27T18:45:42+01:00

During the last couple of months we have spent an unprecedented amount of time in our homes. Ebbsfleet Development Corporation is now asking local residents how your home, your neighbourhood and your community have supported you through this coronavirus period and the lockdown. We would like to hear from residents in Ebbsfleet Garden City

Take part in our lockdown survey to help us understand your needs2020-05-27T18:45:42+01:00

It’s a new way of life but we’ve been so busy

2020-05-19T11:22:59+01:00

It’s been almost two months since the UK has been in lockdown, and as a family we are acclimatising to our new way of life. Aside from a quick walk once a day and a weekly supermarket shop, which either myself or my husband undertakes on our own (we want to save the online delivery

It’s a new way of life but we’ve been so busy2020-05-19T11:22:59+01:00

Our Springhead Bridge has been nominated for a top award

2020-05-19T08:34:45+01:00

Our Springhead Bridge is in line for a prestigious award. It has been nominated for Civils Project of the Year in the the SECBE (South East Centre for the Built Environment) Awards 2020. ? Balfour Beatty (BB) is constructing a new bridge in Ebbsfleet Garden City to improve connectivity and reduce journey times from

Our Springhead Bridge has been nominated for a top award2020-05-19T08:34:45+01:00

First phase of new village approved for Ebbsfleet Garden City

2020-04-27T09:08:11+01:00

The first phase of a new village for Ebbsfleet Garden City has been approved by planners. Ebbsfleet Development Corporation approved plans for 281 homes in Ashmere, which will be the second village to be developed in Whitecliffe, formerly known as Eastern Quarry. The homes in this first phase will comprise 175 one- and two-bedroom apartments, and

First phase of new village approved for Ebbsfleet Garden City2020-04-27T09:08:11+01:00

A helping hand for community activity

2020-04-09T13:47:52+01:00

During this period of restrictions on movement we are open to supporting community based initiatives that enable and encourage participation in activities that meet the current rules on movement and social distancing. This could consist of a community group wanting to deliver a project online or perhaps an individual resident that wants to trial a

A helping hand for community activity2020-04-09T13:47:52+01:00

Coronavirus advice from your local authority

2020-03-26T14:58:49+00:00

Dartford and Gravesham Councils are both offering  advice to people about the unprecedented time we find ourselves in with coronavirus. To see what Dartford Council is saying head here  And for Gravesham Council's advice head here       

Coronavirus advice from your local authority2020-03-26T14:58:49+00:00

The hardest post I’ve had to write

2020-03-20T10:18:02+00:00

I’m not going to lie – I’ve found it hard to write this month’s blog post. Initially I was planning on giving some ideas on Spring activities in our local area, however many of these have now been cancelled or postponed. The current global and local COVID-19 crisis has affected absolutely everyone I know, and

The hardest post I’ve had to write2020-03-20T10:18:02+00:00