Planning applications

Planning applications to which we have responded:

Wincheap Planned Parking

Proposed extension of the Wincheap Park and Ride Facility to provide an additional 278 parking spaces CA//18/02551 |

This comment is submitted on behalf of the Canterbury Society, which campaigns to enhance the quality of the environment in the city. We aim to preserve and enhance Canterbury’s architecture and urban environment and its green spaces. Our principal grounds for objecting are the visual impact on a green heritage…



Kingsmead Consultation

Plans to improve Kingsmead Leisure Centre facilities: deadline 18 February Kingsmead Leisure Centre is very popular but the council recognises it is in need of significant investment. The fitness gym and studios have reached capacity and extra space is needed to meet demand, while the swimming pool changing facilities need an…



Canterbury West Car Park Consultation

Station Road West Car Park, Station Road West, Canterbury:  deadline 1 March Ref:  CA//17/02915  Proposed 3-storey car park together with formation of additional access. This is the planning application for a multi-storey car park in Station Road West.  There are already a number of criticisms of this application on the council website. …



Proposed multi-storey car park in Station Road West

Proposed multi-storey car park in Station Road West: Comments by the Canterbury Society Key principles Any decision about the proposed multi-storey car park in Station Road West should take into account some key principles: Cultural principles Station Road West is the main entry point to a historic city which is also…


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St Mary Bredin School site:   CA//17/02456

St Mary Bredin School site:   CA//17/02456. Comment by Professor Jan Pahl The proposals to develop this site have aroused great concern both among local residents and among national bodies concerned with our heritage.  There is only space here to summarise these concerns. There are at least three problems with this…


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Mountfield Park (South Canterbury Planning Application)


CA//14/02045/FUL: 1 Ryde Street, Canterbury, CT2 8QP

Domino Pizza  CA/14/01104,  51 St. Dunstans Street,  Canterbury, CT2 8BS 

Replacement of paving stones with tarmac



Folly Farm, Headcorn Drive  CA/12/01169/FUL and CA/12/01575/FUL

Letter to the Licensing Committee re Sex Entertainment Licence April 2013

Crematorium at St Stephen’s Hill: CA/13/00289/FUL

Rhodaus Town development: CA/12/02140/FUL

Ugly shop fronts and uncontrolled signage

Stour Street, St John’s Ambulance site: CA/12/02268

Football Hub at Ridlands Farm



Kingsmead Adult Education Centre, development by Kent County Council  KCC/CA/0133/2012



Chaucer Fields development by the University of Kent  (CA/11/00528 and CA/11/00531)



Proposal for student accommodation between Dover Street and St George’s Place (CA/10/00813)

The Old Oast House, Hollow Lane: CA/09/01303, 7th May 2010

Former National Tyre Depot CA/09/01320

Land between 38-39 Pound Lane: CA/10/00225/FUL

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