Land north of Marden - Pre-application advice

The request was partially successful.

Dear Maidstone Borough Council,

It is understood that the joint landowners [which include ALAN FIRMIN LTD] and/or the planning agency [DHA PLANNING LTD] and/or the developers [COUNTRYSIDE PROPERTIES PLC] have received pre-application advice, in regards to your "Call for Sites" scheme (2019) for the site at LAND NORTH OF MARDEN, off the MAIDSTONE ROAD in regards to the mooted "sustainable Garden Community".

Please provide copies of any information regarding this pre-application submission, including but not limited to, the following:
- Details including notes of the site visit(s)
- Details including notes of any meetings, and
- The Case Officer's written response

I am making this request under the EIR as it clearly involves the potential development of land and would remind the Council that under the Regulations, most exceptions are also subject to the public interest test.

Yours faithfully,


Complaints & FOI (MBC), Maidstone Borough Council

Dear Mr D Shadbolt




Ref: FOI 7867


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FOI Team

Policy and Information Team

Maidstone Borough Council, Maidstone House, King Street, Maidstone, Kent

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Complaints & FOI (MBC), Maidstone Borough Council

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Date: 02/04/2019

Ref: EIR 7867



Dear Mr D Shadbolt




I am writing to confirm that the Council has now completed its search for
the information which you requested.


A copy of the information is enclosed.


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Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.


Yours Sincerely


FOI Team

Policy and Information

Maidstone Borough Council, Maidstone House King Street, Maidstone, Kent

ME15 6JQ

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