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Project Information and Timeline

We want to keep you updated on what’s going on with the Otterpool Park project, here you’ll find research, reports and other information about our work.

Timeline

2020 onwards:Development begins with a projected 30-year lifespan
Planning submission early 2019:Submission of Otterpool Park planning application
July 2018: Stage 3 Consultation Report published
June 2018:A third series of community engagement events is held. The exhibition content is available to view.
March 2018:Framework masterplan and report published
March 2018:SDC announces Homes England's Investment in Otterpool Park
December 2017:SDC announces independent panel of advisers
November 2017:SDC and KCC enters bid to Housing Infrastructure Fund
October 2017:SDC publishes its response to Lympne Parish Council's letter and questions regarding the Stage 1 Feasibility and Capacity Study.
October 2017:The landowners publish Kevin Murray Associates' report and appendix on the Stage 2 community engagement events that took place in June 2017, as well as their response to the findings
September 2017:SDC produces its Charter for Otterpool Park
September 2017:Government announces £155,000 funding to support work on proposals for Otterpool Park
June 2017:A planning performance agreement is put in place between SDC, KCC and Cozumel Estates
June 2017:A second series of community engagement events is held in Shepway. The presentation slides and display banners are available to view.
June 2017:The draft masterplan for Otterpool Park is published.
May 2017:The landowners publish Kevin Murray Associates' report on the Stage 1 community engagement events that took place in December 2016.
April 2017:The landowners publish Arcadis' Stage 1 Feasibility and Capacity Study. These studies will inform the design of the proposed garden town as the project moves forward to Stage 2.
March 2017:SDC publishes a booklet for residents to answer some common questions regarding the project.
December 2016:The first series of community engagement events is held in Shepway.
November 2016:The government announces its support and funding for Otterpool Park.
July 2016:Shepway District Council publishes its Expression of Interest in being part of the government's garden towns and cities programme.

 

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