Get Involved!

Month December 2017

Get Involved!

We’re a group of local residents working together to represent the views of the community and we couldn’t do it without your support. You can record the wildlife, sign our petition, volunteer to help, download posters and leaflets, spread the word. Click the title to find out more.

Guardian: Walk the North Kent Marshes – while the solitude lasts

A lovely piece of writing by Carol Donaldson in the Guardian. The marshes are not an obvious beauty: it is a rough-edged love, full of derelict industry, broken barges, wide bays of mud; icy with blue light and shrill with… Continue Reading →

Deadline today! End of phase one consultation

Today – 22 December 2017 – is the deadline for phase one consultation feedback. Please do feedback via their form. COMPLETE OUR FEEDBACK FORM From: Cleve Hill Solar Park Ltd’s website: We are welcoming feedback from members of the public… Continue Reading →

Subsidy-free solar at only 10 MW in size

In this article from PV Magazine, developer Anesco shows that a small 10 MW solar farm is financially viable: The 10 MW Clayhill solar farm and storage facility, developed by British renewable energy developer Anesco, was officially opened by the… Continue Reading →

How many football pitches?

In a letter to local residents, Helen Whately says the scale of the site is equivalent to 400 football pitches. However, KentOnline in their article from 14 November Proposal to build Britain’s biggest solar farm near Whitstable says that the development is… Continue Reading →

The scale of the proposed development

Here’s the current thinking from the developer’s briefing pack [pdf] The proposed development site is on an area of approximately 890 acres (360 hectares). This is the same area as at least 640 football pitches.

The flood map

Here’s a link to the Environment Agency’s flood map service showing what the current flood probability is. It says this is an area with “a high probability of flooding” and is an area that benefits from flood defenses.

Medway Estuary and Swale flood and coastal risk management strategy

Public consultation: November 2017 to January 2018 The Environment Agency is currently working on a “Medway Estuary and Swale flood and coastal risk management strategy”. From their website information: What the strategy will do The Medway Estuary and Swale flood… Continue Reading →

You can help us

Please get in touch if you would like to help with managing this site. We need to know about all aspects of the proposed development and we want to show the landscape in all its glory. Send us your news, facts and… Continue Reading →

Nagden and Graveney Marshes

Here’s the land that this website is all about – the location for what the developers are calling Cleve Hill Solar Park. Explore via Google Maps or Ordnance Survey

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