U+I, the company that own Swanley Town Centre, are publishing their latest plans to redevelop Swanley Town Centre. This is after withdrawing their original plans, that caused a massive wave of criticism last year. It seems clear that their vision will only benefit the few. Continue reading A Swanley For the Few!
The Conservative Chairman of the Planning Committee walked out before the start of meeting on 6 September. Continue reading Proposed Eleven Storey Tower Block
Residents who wish to have their say in the U+I planning proposals for Swanley Town Centre may want to use this letter as a guide. You may add or subtract points as you choose, but do try to keep the format with planning reference number, etc. Continue reading Have Your Say!
Swanley Town Council has called a public meeting on the plans put by Sevenoaks District Council to develop Swanley Town Centre. The meeting will take place on Wednesday 16th August, 7.00pm, at the Alexandria Suite, St, Mary’s Road, Swanley BR8 7BU. Continue reading Residents Meeting Wednesday 16th August
Swanley Residents have organised a spontaneous protest against U&I plans to build luxury tower blocks in Swanley Town Centre. The protest will take place on Tuesday 12th September, at 12.00pm at Swanley Town Centre. Members of the press will be there. If you can make it please give your support, and stand up for Swanley. Continue reading Residents Protest
From August 8th, and with no notice, U+I have increased the parking charges for the Town Centre car parks from 25p for the first hour to £1. A fourfold increase. Continue reading Parking Charges Shoot Up
In the next few days Swanley & Hextable residents will receive a letter from Sevenoaks District Council outlining very broad proposals to develop luxury tower blocks, a multi storey car park and retail/commercial floor space in Swanley Town Centre. Residents must reply by August 23rd, which is the closing date for any comments. Sevenoaks District Council has sent the letter out in the most popular month for people taking their holidays. Continue reading While the residents are away!
The Chief Executive of Sevenoaks District Council has supplied the answers to Cllr Mike Hogg’s question that they failed to include in the Council Agenda on 18th July. Continue reading Dereliction of Swanley
Swanley & District Labour Party members and supporters came out in force to promote the Labour stall in Swanley Town Centre, and encourage residents to campaign about high rise flats being built. Continue reading Labour Stall in Swanley
Is Sevenoaks District Council refusing to answer questions about the state they are leaving Swanley in? Or are they just incompetent? Swanley & District Labour Party reports on the failure of Sevenoaks District Council to answer key questions on why buildings are being demolished and left undeveloped. Continue reading Incompetence or Suppression of Questions?
Just after Theresa May insulted teachers and other public sector workers by offering them a 1% pay rise, Kent Tory County Councillors have voted themselves a whopping 15% increase in their allowances. Continue reading 15% increase in expenses for the Few!