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John Lewis today confirmed that work will begin next week to build the new £7 million John Lewis at home in Ashford.
A whole new section of exhibits displaying Ashford’s proud railway history has been officially opened as part of the town’s museum.
Tourism in Ashford continues to rise despite the national recession, according to the most recent research into the county’s visitor economy by Visit Kent.
Faster, more reliable mobile broadband is coming to Ashford by June 2013. Leading digital communications network EE has announced that it is investing £3.8 million to enable Ashford to be one of the first towns in Kent to benefit from 4G, the next generation of mobile broadband.
Transformations, buildings of huge worth to the community, significant engineering feats and work of the highest specification – all this and more was celebrated at the 2013 Ashford building design and construction awards.
A planning application has been submitted for creation of the long-awaited Conningbrook Lakes country park on the outskirts of Ashford in Kent.
Figures released last week by the National Housing Federation show that Ashford is one of only two local authority areas in Kent to have seen a reduction in the number of people on its housing waiting list.
The conversion of Charter House will start on January 4th 2013, transforming this landmark office building into 234 new modern apartments set over a mix of new ground floor lifestyle retail units.
A major planning document, which has been endorsed by an independent planning inspector, has now been fully endorsed by Ashford Borough Council.
A planning document setting out how to develop Chilmington Green so that it becomes a place of real quality and an asset for the borough as been endorsed by Ashford Borough Council’s Cabinet and Full Council.
There are only a few weeks left for residents to take part in a consultation to help shape a new ‘local plan’ for the borough which looks ahead to 2030.
Seven local authorities* in Kent and Medway, in partnership with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and national Government, have reached agreement on the disposal of land and property assets formerly owned by the South East England Regional Development Agency (SEEDA).
Community groups are being invited to help Ashford Borough Council shape the preparation of a new ‘local plan’ for the borough which looks ahead to 2030.
Ashford Borough Council has won a £600,000 Government grant through sustainable transport charity Sustrans, for a dedicated cycle and pedestrian link between Park Farm and the town centre.
Ashford Borough Council has launched a public consultation to help shape the preparation of a new ‘local plan’ for the borough which looks ahead to 2030.