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172 homes approved for Ebbsfleet Garden City

A further 172 homes were tonight approved for Ebbsfleet Garden City. Countryside was given approval for the homes in the final phase of its scheme at Springhead Park, bringing the

Whitstable Biennale comes to Ebbsfleet Garden City

See the pictures from this week when Whitstable Biennale visited Ebbsfleet Garden City and read about what happened here below.

Edible garden launched in Greenhithe

A new edible garden is set to grow in the grounds of St. Mary, Greenhithe, with construction of its first raised bed marking the project’s launch this week. The project

Why I love Ebbsfleet Garden City

Castle Hill resident Christian Terry talks about his move to Ebbsfleet Garden City and why he and his family love living here.

Ebbsfleet Garden City three years on

By Ian Piper, Chief Executive, Ebbsfleet Development Corporation  It’s been three years since the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation was set up and when people ask what’s happened in that time it’s

New bridge works under way in Ebbsfleet Garden City

Groundworks are continuing to prepare the way for a new bridge which will link residents from Springhead Park to Ebbsfleet International. New pictures shows detailed ground investigations taking place in

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,

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.

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

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

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 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’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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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:

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,

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.

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

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

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

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

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