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Name:Mike
Email:Website
Where are
you from:
Borough Green, Jewel of Kent
Comments:Hi Rod, frustrating, I know. The property was bought at auction by a developer, who hadn't realised that there was a planning condition requiring a roundabout to be built before development started. He tried to get the permission "split" to allow him to renovate and sell the pub as two properties to fund the roundabout, but the planners weren't having it, and we agree. We have tried to get him to tidy the place up in the interim, without any success. All we can do is wait. But we do pester the planners to take action, but whilst the building is scruffy, it has not yet deteriorated to the extent that legal action can be taken to protect the public or its listd building status. Regards Mike
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March 8, 2014 09:17:45 (GMT Time)



Name:ROD CARR
Email:rodcarr{at}btinternet.com
Where are
you from:
BOROUGH GREEN
Comments:WHAT IS HAPPENING WITH THE RED LION SITE. ANY NEWS.THIS SEEMS TO HAVE GONE ON FOR EVER. REGARDS
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March 7, 2014 13:49:02 (GMT Time)



Name:Carrie Russell
Email:carrie.russell{at}btinternet.com
Where are
you from:
Ightham
Comments:I would like to add my name to the list of signatures supporting the slip road. Is it possible to do it on line?
 SUPPORT
July 19, 2012 09:23:44 (GMT Time)



Name:iris heron
Email:iris.heron{at}btinternet.com
Where are
you from:
pine view platt
Comments:moved into my bungalow in jan this year was overjoyed to have a small garden that i could sit out in !!!!unfortunatly like the other 4 bungalows that back onto the main road we havnt a chance in hell to be able to enjoy the garden it---is absolutly high pitched noise from early hours of morning (outsized lorries)till quite late at night --will it ever end???
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July 4, 2011 17:02:25 (GMT Time)



Name:sue and mike pengilley
Email:mikepandsue1e{at}ntlworld.com
Where are
you from:
east dulwich
Comments:About to retire and looking to buy a place in borough green to retire to but what is the current position on the rail freight hub. Only just heard about it has a decision been made yet> Could you let us know please
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April 7, 2010 19:42:43 (GMT Time)



Name:Katharine Donaldson
Email:katharinedonaldson{at}hotmail.com
Where are
you from:
St. Mary's Platt
Comments:BG-TAG should focus on a new M25 slip-road which would benefit all the villages along the A25 between Wrotham Heath and Sevenoaks. I trust BG-TAG will be consulting with Michael Fallon MP on his proposal to revive the A25 forum. Greedy developers will undoubtedly get the go-ahead to concrete over swathes of our Green Belt should a by-pass ever be built. The road-rail freight interchange is just another attempt by landowners to override existing planning restrictions.
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May 22, 2009 11:31:52 (GMT Time)



Name:Mrs C Wills
Email:cwills{at}the-solicitors.co.uk
Where are
you from:
Platt
Comments:You have my full support. We have to do all we can to stop this!!
 SUPPORT
May 20, 2009 15:10:21 (GMT Time)



Name:Richard Cook
Email:richard.d.cook{at}hotmail.co.uk
Where are
you from:
Cleveland house 20 Granville road Broadstairs Kent CT10 1QB
Comments:It be sad to see the fields bought and have a railway and road bypass through it.
 SUPPORT
April 23, 2009 22:28:50 (GMT Time)



Name:Jonathan Wilkie
Email:silkie{at}gotadls.co.uk
Where are
you from:
St Mary's Platt
Comments:Just herd about the plans for the rail depot. There must be some way I can contribute to stopping these plans. I would like to be included in any news updates or meetings that might be happening with regard to this. Thanks, Jonathan Wilkie
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April 23, 2009 17:10:43 (GMT Time)



Name:Andy Gorman
Email:andrew{at}agorman7.orangehome.co.uk
Where are
you from:
Maidstone rd, Wrotham Heath.
Comments:As a Wrotham Heath resident I would like to raise some points on the freight developement. We have information which shows the developement in more detail though I cannot say where this information derived at present. The line of the rail sidings are not where you have indicated on you plan and the so called by-pass is not as straight forward as you seem to show it. There are several roundabouts on the route and there is a junction with roundabout to be created near to where the Nepica Farm junction is now. Where the route joins the A20 there is already a major problem with heavy traffic and putting more vehicles into the system at this point is crazy. This is green belt land part of which is in the AONB, there are numerous clauses in the Kent Structure plan which mention disruption to the views, vehicular movements and the natural environment. We will see many more freight trains on the line and many of these will be at night, there will be noise and disturbance at all hours of
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April 16, 2009 16:22:55 (GMT Time)



Name:Pat Williams
Email:est-Williams4116{at}damailbox.com
Where are
you from:
Newton Centre
Comments:I enjoyed your site.
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March 19, 2009 06:02:15 (GMT Time)



Name:Ba Storey
Email:helgatogs{at}aol.com
Where are
you from:
Ryarsh
Comments:I travel from Ryarsh to Sundridge every day. I do not want to drive through Borough green, Seal, Riverhead etc, when by opening the slips at Chevening would halve my journey ( and no doubt improve my fuel efficiency) The sooner this situation is rectified the better for all - including residents along the way.
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November 21, 2008 13:46:17 (GMT Time)



Name:Ian Colbridge
Email:ianc{at}dircon.co.uk
Where are
you from:
1a Marion Cottages, Maidstone Rd, Wrotham Heath
Comments:Having attended the last village meeting on this subject, with my wife Rose, I have heard little since. I still display my "Borough Green By-pass Now" sign at the front of my house but no longer see any around the village. Has te Council actually submitted a new planning application and if so what stage is it now at. I can't believe that it has to take 24 months! The Invicta Business Park seems to have increased activity lately and heavy lorries filled with landfill and earth are grinding past my house daily in ever increasing numbers. Even walking my dogs is now getting to be a hazardous affair. God only knows how they are affecting the School further along the road. Please keep me up to date with any news. Kind regards, Ian
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January 22, 2008 11:15:01 (GMT Time)



Name:David Frost
Email:davidfrost{at}supernet.com
Where are
you from:
PLATT
Comments:It would appear from the comments made by Stuart Brittle that the factory and Bypass are still on if planning permission can be gained quickly .However I am very cynical concerning KCC's commitment to fast tracking the planning permission.I am led to believe from a reliable source that it will take a minimum of a year to 18 months to get planning. We then have to go through the enquiry again and then it has to be built .Best estimate at least 5 yrs to completion and that's best estimate SOME FAST TRACK!I afraid Celcon may get fed up and go elsewhere.
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September 29, 2007 14:59:21 (GMT Time)



Name:W N Nixon
Email:wnnixon{at}tiscali.co.uk
Where are
you from:
Borough Green
Comments:I attended the meeting last night (27/9/07 I found to much time was given to facts that most of us was aware of and very little time was given to the general public to voice there opinions and ask questions it seemed that there were people just covering there backs for mistakes that have been made over a number of years,the buck will be passed from one department to another and still nothing will be done for another 16 years
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September 28, 2007 10:17:11 (GMT Time)



Name:W N Nixon
Email:wnnixon{at}tiscali.co.uk
Where are
you from:
Borough Green
Comments:If you do not think we need a bypass you was not in BG on Monday morning during the rush hour a complete mess it took me 20mins to get from the station to the end of Western Rd why because 2 Articulated lorries were trying to pass each other
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September 26, 2007 10:24:54 (GMT Time)



Name:W N Nixon
Email:wnnixon{at}tiscali.co.uk
Where are
you from:
Borough Green
Comments:As a newcomer to BG the bypass is is badly needed just look at the high St and Western Rd between 7.30-9.00 and 16.30-18.00"a rat run" there is going to be a fatality very soon if the heavy lorries are not diverted away from the town
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September 21, 2007 07:54:25 (GMT Time)



Name:annabelle
Email:annabelle
Where are
you from:
Platt
Comments:Always promised my family we would cut our losses and go if by-pass is a no-no as living on this road pushing a double buggy with 3 children is DANGEROUS. House will be up for sale within next month and I expect so will many others. A shame.
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September 5, 2007 13:28:38 (GMT Time)



Name:David Heren
Email:david{at}heren.org.uk
Where are
you from:
Maidstone Road, BG
Comments:I was in correspondence (like so many of us) with Sandy Bruce-Lockhart in 2002, and suggested the so many seemingly frivolous European projects seemed to be funded by the EU, and I asked why could not EU funds be applied for for this purpose (Many foreign lorries use our village as a rat run) This seemed to touch a nerved with Sir Sandy who tersely replied that "The UK has not won major grants for infrastructure under the year 2000 budget reforms" He did state that the last funding for roads was 1991-1997 !! Has this avenue ever been looked at for funding - is it worth looking at again?
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August 28, 2007 19:18:03 (GMT Time)



Name:Alvin Jones
Email:alvin{at}jhsltd.com
Where are
you from:
ightham village
Comments:Hi i live in ightham & have been keeping a close eye on the proposed borough green by pass. have you an route that should this go ahead will take & what areas will be affected by the new road.many thanks Mr A Jones.
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August 6, 2007 12:24:32 (GMT Time)



Name:Si
Email:si{at}kcc_are_crap.com
Where are
you from:
platt
Comments:what a waste of time. thank kcc yet again for shafting bg and platt.
 SUPPORT
August 1, 2007 20:37:26 (GMT Time)



Name:David Frost
Email:davidfrost{at}supanet.com
Where are
you from:
Platt
Comments:I strongly support bypass
 SUPPORT
July 22, 2007 09:52:29 (GMT Time)



Name:David Frost
Email:davidfrost{at}supanet.com
Where are
you from:
Platt
Comments:
 SUPPORT
July 22, 2007 09:50:15 (GMT Time)



Name:Alison Gabb
Email:aligabb{at}aol.com
Where are
you from:
Seal
Comments:Recently moved in to Seal and am wondering where the proposed by-pass for Borough Green is intended to "re-connect" to the existing A25. It would obviously make life a lot quieter in Seal, if we could also be by-passed! Am concerned whether the current proposal will make life better or worse for us Seal residence! Your clarification in the matter would be much appreciated. Thank you.
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July 16, 2007 13:08:39 (GMT Time)



Name:Don Morgan
Email:ceffyl.bach{at}virgin.net
Where are
you from:
B G
Comments:Vigorously against: 1.KCC members "secret agenda" in frustrating the village's need for a by-pass. 2."Greasy Wallet" developers destroying three of our pubs. 3. TMBC's policy in using BG as the borough "dustbin" for developments unpopular to other areas more reliable in voting for them.
 SUPPORT What?
June 28, 2007 11:01:05 (GMT Time)



Name:mike
Email:
Where are
you from:
Comments:test
 SUPPORT yes
June 18, 2007 14:32:21 (GMT Time)