Monday, 5 December 2011
APPLICATION SUBMITTED FOR EUROKENT SITE
Plans have been submitted for a mixed-use development for businesses and up to 550 homes on the Eurokent site.
The site covers a total of 24 hectares of land, running from Westwood Cross at the north end to
Newington at the south end and from behind the ambulance station to the west to the edge of Jackey Bakers and the to the east. Marlowe Academy
The application is for up to a total of 63,000 square metres of flexible employment uses, up to 550 homes and a local centre which would include local retail, community uses and space for use as a health centre or dentist.
Of the homes being proposed, 36% would be two-bedroom homes, 29% would be three-bedroom homes, 24% would be four-bedroom homes, with 7% being five-bedroom homes. The remaining 4% would be made up of 18 one-bedroom flats, which would be part of the local centre.
Details of the application are available on the council's website using UK Planning under reference number 11/0910. The plans can also be viewed by visiting Thanet's Gateway Plus in
Cecil Street, Margate from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, with extended opening until 8pm on Thursdays. The planning application can also be viewed on Saturdays from 9am to 5pm.
The deadline for comments to be received is 16 December 2011. Comments should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org It is expected that the application will be considered by the council’s Planning Committee in early 2012.