Canterbury City Council set to green light 4,000-home Mountfield Park scheme

Plans for a 4,000-home development on prime farmland are set to be given the go-ahead following numerous legal troubles and delays. The controversial Mountfield Park, which is earmarked for the south of Canterbury, was the subject of a High Court battle that ended with the city council having to withdraw its support for the project … Read more

How you can snap up a three-bed home in Whitstable for less than £46,000

A three-bedroom home, in Whitstable, within a few yards of the beach, for less than £46,000? Yes, it does exist. But it’s not quite your conventional bricks and mortar building. It’s easy to see why such homes are proving popular. Picture: Park Holidays UK However, for the equivalent of about a tenth of the value … Read more

Currus Court student accommodation in Canterbury not a ‘monstrosity’, says architect Guy Holloway

The architect behind a huge new student accommodation block has defended the designs amide claims the prominent building is a “monstrosity”. Scores of critics have this week voiced their dismay upon seeing the finished five-storey structure called Currus Court, in Rhodaus Town, Canterbury, following two years of construction. The new five-storey Currus Court student accommodation … Read more

The struggle to find a flat to rent in Canterbury

When KentOnline reporter James Pallant set out to find a flat to rent in Canterbury, he had high hopes. But with properties getting snapped up almost immediately, he grew increasingly desperate – and was soon ready to take anything with four walls… James Pallant recently got a job for KentOnline in Canterbury – but has … Read more