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Queenborough Rushenden Masterplan

Due to changing economic conditions, proposals for the regeneration at Queenborough and Rushenden needed to be refreshed. A revised land use plan has therefore been produced. The addendum also reflects progress in the current and planned delivery of the Queenborough and Rushenden regeneration proposals, alongside changes in land ownership. Much of the adopted Masterplan will remain in place for Development Management purposes.

The main changes proposed are:

  • the reduction of dwelling numbers from 2,000 to 1,180;
  • the removal of the proposed marina;
  • the inclusion of the former ISTIL Mill and Thomsett Way sites for potential residential development; and
  • a new location for the proposed primary school.

The  Masterplan Addendum was consulted on in November and December 2014 and the Local Development Framework Panel agreed the adoption of the Addendum to the original Masterplan SPD for Development Management purposes on 2nd March 2015.

Queenborough and Rushenden Masterplan SPD

At its meeting on 18th November 2009 Swale Borough Council resolved to adopt the Queenborough and Rushenden Masterplan SPD. The Council adopted it on 12th November 2010. This now forms part of the Local Development Framework for Swale Borough Council.

This applies to the Queenborough and Rushenden area and is prepared pursuant to Policies AAP6 and MU5 and MU6 of the adopted Swale Borough Local Plan 2008.

The Adoption Statement is available to view.

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The adopted Masterplan comprises the following documents:

A) Volume 1: The Masterplan

Volume 1 is a large document. For ease of viewing it has been made available in sections.

B) Volume 2: Project Delivery

C) Supporting Volumes including:

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