Land off Sheppey Way, Iwade

Your views are sought regarding the erection of age-restricted general market accommodation for those over the age of 55, the initial concept drawings range the scale of the dwellings between single storey to single storey with with accommodation in the roof space. Together with 21 communal car park spaces and amenity garden space.

The Swale Borough Local Plan (2008) allocated this site for development and specifically an employment use (use Class B1) which can include any of the following uses: offices, research and development of products and processes and light industry.

The site is surrounded by residential properties to the north and west and a nursing home has recently been granted planning permission on land to the east of the site. Hume Planning Consultancy are of the opinion that an employment use in this location is not compatible with the surrounding land uses.

A proposal being considered is the development of age-restricted (for the over 55’s) residential accommodation. The scale of the dwellings would range between single storey to single storey with accommodation in the roof space.

Before a planning application is submitted your opinion would be appreciated. You can respond by ticking you preferred option and providing any other comments.


As a local resident immediately abutting the site, I would prefer the site is developed for:

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