Heart of Medway Housing Association, part of the mhs homes group, has triumphed in the New Build category at the Medway Culture, Design and Tourism awards.
Planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore has called for housebuilders to provide more specialist accommodation for older people, after its research concluded that councils throughout Medway and Kent are dealing with a 73% increase in the number of people aged over 65.
Rochester is among the top 20 commuter towns for getting to the capital, according to The London Evening Standard.
The minister of state for communities and local government, Mark Francois, has been given a tour of some of Medway’s key regeneration sites.
The latest phase of homes has been launched at Berkeley Homes’ Victory Pier development on the River Medway.
Building work has started on a 24,765sq m industrial distribution unit at London Medway Commercial Park and is due to be completed by the end of the year.
The developer Countryside has won approval for the second phase of homes at its Horsted Park scheme in Chatham.
Medway Council has revealed it is narrowing its list of possible development partners for the Rochester Riverside scheme and hopes to make a decision by the autumn.
An Orbit Homes development in Chatham, which features 38 homes, is scheduled for completion in September.
Medway Council and the Fort Amherst Heritage Trust have received Heritage Lottery Funding (HLF) to bring forward plans for a £2 million archaeological dig in Chatham.