Saturday, 13 June 2009

Plans published for Ellington School site in Ramsgate

I have just published the last weeks Thanet planning applications on my Thanet press release blog and a quick scan through them reveals that one of them is fairly large.

12 houses and 16 flats involving the demolition of the existing Ellington Girls school buildings, so a fairly large project.

The TDC planning website is one of the most bizarre websites I have ever come across in as much as the web addresses of the pages on it change after a few hours so you can’t publish links to them. If you want to look at any of the applications you need to go to the site and enter the application reference in the search box, this link takes you to the site the application reference for this one is F/TH/09/0428 and may be of interest to some of you.


  1. does ramsgate really need any more houses being built?

  2. And i know the Drs surgery at Dashwood House wanted to have a larger more modern premises on that site. No sign of that i Suppose?

  3. no chance of anything for the community with this council?

  4. The problem is that a) Thanet Council dont own the site, its Kent County Council site and b) they (KCC) are desperate to sell to developers to claw back some of the money they lost in the Icelandic bank crash. I fear that the same fate awaits the former Newington Infant school site that we had our eyes on as an open space for the Newington Estate.

  5. its about time ramsgate became independant from thanet dist council, never ever had a good deal from the amalgamation

  6. Well said Bob, all we ever hear about is Margate. The only thing it ever had going for it was Dreamland, that's now long gone. Everything from Christmas Harbour lights from Ramsgate to the lions share of cash and internal investment it's always been Margate, Margate, Margate. Even now we keep hearing about how hard up their high street is, and yet again it's Margate that get's the national cash award! Independence NOW!


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