Monthly Archives: October 2017

David Monk Comments in Today’s Express

In today’s Express David Monk is repeating his claim that this is probably the last chance for a new pool and states that they need the return from the houses to build the leisure centre. But have they actually tried to meet the funding gap any other way? (Most of the cost of the new […]

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“Public benefits” of the Planning Application

The key argument in the decision as to whether or not to grant planning permission for Princes Parade will be whether the public benefit of the leisure centre (and the other benefits claimed by the council) outweigh the harm to the scheduled ancient monument; the loss of open space; the harm to the visual amenity; […]

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Proposed Timetable for the Works

The ecology report (one of the many documents in the planning application) includes a timetable for the works. It has site clearance starting in June 2018 (a tad optimistic perhaps?). Construction of the leisure centre, diversion of the road and construction of the new promenade from June 2019 to Nov 2020. The building the houses […]

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Hythe Town Council Plans & Works Meeting 10th October

The Plans & Works Committee of Hythe Town Council will be meeting at 9.30 on Tues 10th October to consider the Princes Parade planning application. Their decision will only be advisory as it is Shepway District Council who will make the final decision (on an application by themselves to themselves!) but we need as many […]

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