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ALKERDEN SOUTH

Ebbsfleet Garden City.

Public Consultation for Planning Application for c. 230 new homes

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Introduction

  • Redrow Homes Ltd is pleased to present proposals for Parcel 1, in Alkerden South at Ebbsfleet Garden City.
  • The proposals are for around 230 new homes (including houses and apartments) within a landscaped setting, with new homezones, footpaths and cycleways to create a new high quality residential area.
  • The site has outline planning consent and lies within a much larger mixed use development area covering Eastern Quarry.
  • Redrow welcome your comments on our proposals as we aim to submit a reserved matters planning application for the site in Spring 2021.

The site

  • The site is located in Alkerden South, Eastern Quarry.
  • It is 4 hectares in size (redline).
  • It is currently undeveloped.
  • The proposals will take advantage of views over the lake to the south.
  • The site slopes to the south.
  • Significant earthworks are required to prepare the site for development.

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DESIGN PROCESS

  • The proposals are in accordance with the outline planning permission for Eastern Quarry and associated approved plans and strategies.
  • Redrow have undertaken pre-application discussions with Ebbsfleet Development Corporation and Kent County Council over the last 18 months.
  • Formal design review panel with Design South East in summer 2020.
  • Informal pre-application presentation to EDC Planning Committee in early 2021.
  • The proposals are not finalised so Redrow welcome your feedback.

THE PROPOSALS

  • The site forms part of the approved masterplan covering Eastern Quarry.
  • The Eastern Quarry outline planning permission is for up to 6,250 new homes, new businesses, retail, education, sports and leisure, health centres, care facilities, places of worship etc.
  • This means that the site will be in close walking distance to new parks, play areas, open spaces, sports facilities, schools, GPs, shops and community facilities.
  • Fastrack service to be operational from 2023.
  • High quality residential development within parkland setting.
  • Approximately 230 new houses and apartments plus affordable housing (at 25% of total provision) ranging from 1 to 4 bed dwellings.
  • New landscaping, community gardens, to create attractive environment.
  • New walking / cycling routes, and connections to public transport.
  • Homezone-type street design, providing safe and inclusive environment.
  • Opportunities for bio-diversity and sustainability measures.
  • Residential building design and materials palette to reflect local character.

The Vision

HAVE YOUR SAY

We are looking to engage with local residents and stakeholders ahead of submitting a reserved matters planning application for Parcel 1 in Alkerden South. The consultation period is now open until Friday 30th April, so we want to hear from you.

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