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Land and Communities

Medway and Swale, North Kent

Woolleys Orchard, Rainham

Plans: Woolleys Orchard includes plans to build 202 new family and affordable homes to meet local housing demand and will contribute around £2.5m towards a sustainable transport infrastructure for the area, as well as improvements to local education, health facilities, highways, public footpaths and green open space.

Key stats:

  • 21-acre site
  • £2.5m investment in transport infrastructure


  • Upgrades to Rainham library, Splashes Leisure Centre and providing better facilities and services for young people


Rushenden, Isle of Sheppey

Plans: Potential for new community including a wide range of new homes, new ecological and landscape areas, new highways infrastructure and community facilities.

Key stats:

  • 278 acres in ownership and control and Peel L&P
  • 1,000-2,000 new homes potential subject to design and capacity studies


  • Opportunity to support the ongoing regeneration of Rushenden and Queenborough
  • Development of former dredging deposit site provides the potential for land improvements and landscape and ecological enhancement