Kennington Community Forum’s comments on the consultation for 625 dwellings

Kennington Community Forum declines to comment on this factually unsupported and self-promoting consultation, and recommends its members to do the same.  We, or more likely the new democratically elected Kennington Parish Council, will consider and comment on the only consultation that really counts, the one from ABC resulting from a fully detailed Planning Application for […]

Public consultation on plans for 625 dwellings

Gladman are proposing to build 625 dwellings plus a local centre with possibly a shop, community building and GP surgery, also a park and ride. They are asking for comments at their website: Their publicity leaflet:

Extraordinary General Meeting

An EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING was held on Tuesday 28 November 2017 at St. Mary’s Community Centre, Rylands Road, Kennington, Ashford, Kent, TN24 9LL starting at 7.30pm Minutes and press release  

Lenacre Hall Farm Development Threat

Tony Bartlett, Chair of both the Kennington Community Forum and the overlapping Sandyhurst Lane Residents’ Association, has again expressed his anger at another “opportunistic and cynically timed” planning application. This one, for 89 new houses on Lenacre Hall Farm land in Sandyhurst Lane, will affect those Kennington residents as well as residents in both Boughton Aluph & Eastwell and Westwell […]

Survey on the planning application for development at Lenacre Hall Farm

The recent planning application by Millwood Designer Homes Ltd for 89 dwellings to be built on land at Lenacre Hall Farm, Sandyhurst Lane, represents possibly the largest single application ever made for housing development in the Lane. (The previous largest application was for 66 dwellings in Hoads Wood Gardens in 1991, eventually reduced to 30 […]

Forum Opposes New Planning Application

Following its AGM and Open meeting the new Chair of the Kennington Community Forum, Tony Bartlett,  who had been appointed at the meeting,  commented that the Forum would vigorously oppose the “ opportunistic application by developers for a new “village” on a green fields site on  “Land east of East Mountain Lane and, Canterbury Road, […]

AGM and September 2017 Open Meeting

The AGM and Open Meeting was held on Tuesday, 26 September at 7.30pm at St. Mary’s Community Centre, Rylands Road, Kennington TN24 9LL. Minutes of the Annual General Meeting   Minutes of the Open Meeting   Unaudited accounts for the year 1 September 2016 to 31 August 2017   Summer Fayre 2017 wash-up notes

Bockhanger Square Consultation

A consultation event will be held from 11am to noon on Saturday 8 July 2017 at St. Mary’s Church hall, Church Road, Kennington TN24 9DQ

NHS Listening Event

One of a number of listening events will be held from 1pm-4pm on Thursday July 6 at the Holiday Inn Central Hotel, Canterbury Road, TN24 8QQ. This is part of their ongoing conversation with local people about the future of the NHS and social care. The event will focus on the work in the area […]