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Developer consortium plans to force Sittingbourne to take 75% of Swale's housing development

The scheme, known as Highsted Park, which is not part of the Borough Council's plans and is the largest proposed development in Swale's history has been submitted as two separate planning applications.

The main application is for a massive 8,000 houses and 84 Acres of commercial space situated around the Kent Science Park. Application Ref: 21/503914/EIOUT

The smaller application is for 1,250 houses and 2.5 acres of commercial space. Application Ref: 21/503906/EIOUT

The schemes also include proposals for a Southern Relief Road to join up with and complete the Northern Relief Road using the same route options previous dismissed and abandoned by KCC.

You can find the full details for both applications on the planning portal https://pa.midkent.gov.uk/online-applications/ search using the application reference.

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