News Archive

News Archive 2018/19

PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS THE WAITROSE PLANNING APPLICATIONS
More information here

PLANNING, HIGHWAYS & ENVIRONMENT MEETING POSTPONED 
The Planning, Highways & Environment committee meeting on Wednesday 6th February 19 has been postponed until Wednesday 6th March 19

URGENT ROAD CLOSURE
KCC has informed us that it will be necessary to close Fortune Way, Kings Hill from 28 January 2019 for up to 1 day.
The road will be closed between the junctions of Anisa Close and Richmond Avenue.The alternative route is via Tower View, Winston Avenue, Discovery Drive and vice versa.
This is to enable ironwork repairs to be carried out by KCC.


GRAND OPENING OF KINGS HILL ON SYNTHETIC 'ICE'
We are excited to announce the grand opening of Kings Hill on synthetic 'Ice', Wednesday 19th December from 4.30pm-5pm at the Sports Park - spectators will be treated to a fantastic ice dance display by two local ice-skaters! Everyone welcome. The cafe bar will be open to keep you warm with hot drinks and food!

LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST CONSULTATION DEADLINE DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2018
Further to the LPT consultation last week, do not forget to send your feedback to kingshillresidential@libertyproperty.com, or post to Liberty Property Trust, The Control Tower, 29 Liberty Square, Kings Hill, Kent ME19 4RG. Info at http://www.kings-hill.com/future-plans 

LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST - PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE FUTURE HOUSING IN KINGS HILL
Liberty Property Trust will be holding a public consultation on the future housing in Kings Hill on Monday 12th November 2018 at The Control Tower, 29 Liberty Square, Kings Hill, ME19 4RG.  Open sessions to be held 11am-1pm and 6pm-8pm

KINGS HILL REMEMBRANCE SERVICE
Kings Hill Remembrance Service takes place on Sunday 11th November 2018 10.30am at the Control Tower, Liberty Square with a parade after the service to the 'Running Airman' in Gibson Drive for the laying of the wreaths.  Come along to remember those that gave their lives for us. 

KENT HOUSEHOLD WASTE RECYCLING CENTRE CONSULTATION
KCC Waste Mangement is seeking views on the proposal to implement a charging policy for waste materials including soil, rubble,  hardcore and plasterboard delivered to Household Waste Recycling Centres.  Consultations documents can be found here.  KCC would like to know your views and the closing date is 1st November 2018.

REMINDER
Flu and shingles and pneumonia jabs reminder - this weekend and at the Kings Hill surgery Saturday 27th October, 8:30-12:30. There are two flu vaccines for adults this year, one for patients 65 and over and one for patients aged 18 to 64 year who have certain medical conditions (consult the surgery if you need to check if you are eligible or not).  No need to book.  

LOCAL PLAN DROP IN SESSIONS
There will be a drop in session, which will be manned by TMBC officers who will be able to talk to people about the Local Plan and supporting documents. Details are as follows:
Wednesday 17 October - 9am to 8pm in the Council Chamber at Tonbridge Castle 

KHPC'S SUCCESS IN CHANGING ARRIVA BUS TIMETABLE 

UNVEILING OF KINGS HILL'S SECOND DEFBRILLATOR

TOWER VIEW WAITING RESTRICTIONS AND ON-STREET PARKING PLACES AMENDMENT ORDER
Click here to view the intends deposit documents for amendment 22 for waiting restrictions on Tower View, Kings Hill.   Please send any written comments of support or objection to The TRO Co-Ordinator, Schemes Planning & Highway Delivery Team, Highways, Transportation & Waste, Kent County Council, Ashford Highway Depot, Henwood Industrial Estate, Unit 4 Javelin Way, Ashford, Kent TN24 8AD or by email to TRO@kent.gov.uk   All comments need to be received by 12 noon on
Monday 1st October 2018.  
 
 

PCC ANNUAL POLICING SURVEY 2018
How safe do you feel where you live?  The Police & Crime Commissioner, Matthew Scott, has launched his annual Policing Survey for summer 2018. 
The survey can be completed by clicking
here 

LOCAL PLAN UPDATE
Information on the draft Local Plan June 2018 is now available to view
HERE

RESIDENTS URGED TO COMPLETE ELECTORAL REGISTRATION FORM AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
More details
here

WARNING - The Armed Forces Charity - bogus collectors in Kent, operating on a door to door basis. More details here

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS AT THE CONTROL TOWER THIS WEEKEND
 Visitors will need to book with TMBC by calling 01732 770929. The building is open for tours from 10am - 3.30pm on the 8th/9th September.

ADVANCED WARNING
28th August 2018 for 3 days between 09.00hrs & 17.00hrs - road closure on St Leonard’s Street, West Malling, between High Street & Teston Road.
The alternative route is via High Street, West Malling, Town Hill, A20 London Rd, A228 Ashton Way, King Hill & vice versa
 

WORKS TO TOWER VIEW
Works will commence on Monday 6th August for 4 weeks to complete the introduction of the traffic calming to the residential section of Tower View from Fortune Way to Regent Way.   There will be traffic management in place during the works and the design has been approved by KCC Highways and Transportation.
Click here for a map of where the works will be sited. 
 

M20 ROAD CLOSURE
We have been advised today that there will be a road closure on the M20 Jct 6 - 7 coast bound from 13 August 2018 – 16 August 2018 from 20:00-6:00. A clearly signed diversion will be in place during the closure utilising local routes.
Coast bound traffic will be diverted off the M20 at junction 4, onto the A228, before joining the M2. Traffic will continue on to exit the M2 at junction 5 and head south on the A249 to the M20.
Traffic from the M25 will be directed to use the A2/M2 to avoid the closure on the M20.
Please allow additional time to complete journeys.

CANCELLED - M20 ROAD CLOSURE - FRIDAY 27TH JULY TO SUNDAY 29TH JULY 2018

M20 SMART MOTORWAY SCHEME UPDATE
An update on the M20 motorway scheme and motorway closure can be found here 

KINGS HILL MUSIC FESTIVAL SATURDAY 21ST JULY 2018 AT KINGS HILL SPORTS PARK
This fantastic outdoor event will be taking place at the Kings Hill Sports Park on Sat 21st July from 1pm.   Come and see some amazing bands & enjoy great food & drink!
Tickets can be purchased from the Kings Hill Community Centre and Sports Park or on-line here For more info click here

KINGS HILL NEIGBOURS CLEAN UP
Kings Hill volunteer clean up neighbourhood - more information here

GLADMAN NEW HOMES CONSULTATION
Gladman Developments is proposing a residential development of approximately 120 new homes plus public open space with
recreational facilities on land off King Hill.  To have your say click here
 

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING Q&A
Please view here questions and answers from the Annual Parish Meeting that took place on the 11th April

KINGS HILL COMMUNITY SURVEY
Please fill in this survey to tell us your views on the future of Kings Hill. We would love to hear from anyone aged 11 or over who lives or works in Kings Hill. Click here

ADVANCE WARNING - GIBSON DRIVE ROADWORKS
Road works will commence at the Gibson Drive/Kings Hill Avenue roundabout for sewer repairs on behalf of Southern Water on 26th May 2018 until the 8th June 2018. There will be four way traffic lights.  Expect delays.

TOWER VIEW UPDATE
Tower View pedestrian crossing works have progressed to the point where the road has been reopened ahead of schedule on Saturday, 12 May, 2018. Please note that some works remain to be completed before the crossing is operational....  The Warwick Way access from Tower View will remain closed until all of the works have been completed. Therefore, people requiring access to Valley Invicta Primary School should continue to follow the signed diversion route.   As previously advised, due to the early opening of one of the access roads in the new residential neighbourhood, which links Tower View to Beacon Avenue, there is landscaping that remains to be completed along the verges, which will require temporary traffic management arrangements. Kings-hill.com  

PIPPIN WAY ROAD CLOSURE
KCC have advised us that Pippin Way will be closed from 6 July 2018 for up to 1 day. The road will be closed between the junctions of Saxon Close and Sturmer Court. The alternative route is via Russet Way, Lapins Lane and vice versa. This is to enable ironworks to be renewed. 

JOIN THE BIG CONVERSATION ON RURAL TRANSPORT
Thursday 5th July 7-9pm Borough Green Village Hall. More info here