Following the publication of issue #7 of Medway1 magazine, the regeneration publication for Medway, Kent, the council's director of regeneration, community and culture discussed his aims and ambitions with Sitematch.
Social housing provider mhs homes is currently developing more than 150 homes in Medway, with work on its Theatre Quarter scheme scheduled to finish in mid-March.
Property group Goodman has submitted a planning application to speculatively develop a 245,000sq m industrial distribution unit in Kingsnorth Commercial Park.
Out of 87 properties to receive planning permission at Countryside Maritime’s Horsted Park development in Chatham, 80 have now been sold – 70 of which have been bought by people currently based within seven miles of the site, who are trading up to larger homes.
Building work has begun on two residential towers at Berkeley Homes’ development at Victory Pier on the River Medway.
Construction has been chosen as “career of the month” at MidKent College, where subjects such as painting and decorating, plumbing and electrical installation will be promoted.
Medway Norse, the facilities management services provider and a joint venture between Medway Council and Norse Commercial Services, has created 65 full-time and 33 part-time jobs since it was established in summer 2013, Medway1 can reveal.
Work will begin on building the last homes at The Fishing Village development on St Mary’s Island in Chatham this summer, 20 years after a planning application for the initial masterplan was submitted.
A team from Medway Council has picked up a national award for managing building projects.
Building work has finished on 16 homes in Gillingham.