Bockhanger Community Centre

Kennington Community Forum has objected to planning application 18/00765/AS, which is an application for prior notification of proposed demolition of Bockhanger Community Centre:

New Parish Council for Kennington – can you help?

From spring 2019 Kennington will have a community council to represent local residents. Similar to parish councils elsewhere the community council will get involved in local issues and represent the best interests of residents. Ashford Borough Council is looking for volunteers who can help to set up the community council. The first election to this […]

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 […]