Planning and building control news
Royal Tunbridge Wells Town Centre Plan ‘Call for Sites’
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council is carrying out a ‘Call for Sites’ (6 June to 18 August 2023) to identify available and suitable development sites to deliver the strategy and vision for Royal Tunbridge Wells Town Centre over the next 15 years until 2040.
The council has received the Planning Inspector’s initial findings following the examination of the proposed new Local Plan at hearing sessions that took place earlier this year.
Date published: 16 Nov 2022
A new industrial estate for Tunbridge Wells on land at Lucks Lane, north of Paddock Wood, has been given the go ahead.
Date published: 25 Oct 2022
We want to hear from you with your views about the future of Royal Tunbridge Wells Town Centre.
Date published: 30 Sep 2022
There’s an exciting opportunity for two young people (aged between 16 and 22) to take part in shaping the future of Royal Tunbridge Wells town centre.
Date published: 21 Apr 2022
The examination of the Council’s proposed new Local Plan by an independent planning Inspector which began last month has been given the go ahead to move on to Stage 2 of the process.
Date published: 07 Apr 2022
Neighbourhood Plans for Benenden and Goudhurst have been voted on.
Date published: 07 Feb 2022
The Portfolio Holder for Planning and Transportation has issued a statement in relation to recent news regarding the former ABC Cinema site.
Date published: 11 Jan 2022
Twice weekly update on Planning Validation status.
Date published: 14 Jun 2022
It has been announced that the former ABC cinema site in Royal Tunbridge Wells has a new owner, Retirement Villages Group.
Date published: 23 Dec 2021
Article 4 Directions confirmed
Date published: 16 Dec 2021
Since 2016 the Council’s Planning Policy team has been focussed on the preparation of a new Local Plan.
Date published: 09 Nov 2021
Quick work to instigate legal proceedings and a subsequent High Court hearing means an address in the Frittenden area cannot be used as a site for caravans or mobile homes.
Date published: 23 Sep 2021
Residents in Lamberhurst have agreed a Neighbourhood Plan which gives their community power to shape development and growth in their local area.
Date published: 21 Sep 2021
The Council is leading the way in protecting office and business space in the borough from being converted to residential use.
Date published: 25 Aug 2021
The Council’s Planning Committee has unanimously approved a planning application for accommodation and teaching space for medical students at the Tunbridge Wells Hospital.
Date published: 26 Jul 2021
A new business park on land east of Kingstanding Way, Tunbridge Wells has been given the go ahead by the Council.
Date published: 26 Jul 2021