On Wednesday 25th September, AECOM visited the ACNF area to deliver their Planning for our Future! workshop. The workshop revolved around a presentation on the power and scope of neighbourhood planning, participants were then asked to identify their hot issues, particularly those with a spatial dimension which lead to the group identifying a corridor for master planning/urban design purposes around Luton Road road area (dotted black line on capture map within the AECOM report). The final question around developing a common vision to underpin any plan was a theme throughout the discussion and common threads that emerged included;
Please find below information on Chatham Town Centre Concept Masterplan and delivery please make any comments you may have as directed or alternatively make your comments to us and we can feed back your thoughts in our submission before noon 30th September 2019
The future of our town centres is a major concern and is an important area of work for the new localplan. The council is preparing policies for the town centres and High Streets across Medway, and leading on regeneration and investment programmes. It has commissioned work on town centre masterplans and delivery strategies to support both its local plan work and regeneration. Plans have been drawn up for Strood, Chatham and Gillingham. This document has been prepared for Chatham.
Outline application with some matters reserved (Landscape) for the construction of a block of 19 one bedroom mixed apartments and flats
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Following the Medway Council Cabinet meeting on the 6 August, 2019, just to let you all know the good news that our application for a Neighbourhood Forum and Neighbourhood Planning Area has been approved.
Please find above a map where we have identified potential spots where trees could be planted. The locations have been based from our previous consultations events as part of our neighbourhood planning process and our own investigations.
We have also added with some of the locations an additional image with how that area could look with trees.
Please get in touch if you have any comments or suggestions of other potential sites where trees could go, with photo or rough location in our area.
The proposed Arches (Chatham) Neighbourhood Planning Forum has applied to appoint a Neighbourhood Area and a Neighbourhood Forum to develop a Neighbourhood Plan.
Medway Council are currently accepting comments on the proposed Neighbourhood Area. The closing date for comments is 5pm on Friday 2 August 2019.
Taking into consideration conversations and point raised during our consultation event about our designated we are happy to report we have reflected these in the latest version of the proposed designated area (please see below) to be submitted to Medway Council.
Please find below a link to the report from consultations events held in November.
We are still looking for members to form our forum please get in touch for more information and get involved in helping shape a better future for our area.
Alternatively, check out our leaflet for a hard copy please get in touch or pop in and see us at The Arches 2e Luton Road.