- Cabinet agrees bid for central government's levelling up funding should be focussed on three of the six priority projects - the central station arrival and town centre connections; making a welcoming gateway into the town centre, including moving the bus station and creating a park in Bouverie Square and improvements around Sandgate Road and Guildhall Street.
- Online survey (printed copies available on request) asking for views on the projects ran until Sunday 17 April.
- Webinar held on Wednesday 6 April giving information about six priority projects.
- A public engagement event held on Thursday 31 March at 16 Bouverie Place (between the bus station and Folca). Drawings and information about six proposed projects for the town centre.
- Online focus group meetings held with key stakeholders addressing the themes of Connecting the Town Centre, Town Centre Improvements and Creative Quarter/Harbour Area Improvements. Plans for wider public engagement towards end of March.
- Consultants appointed to further develop the six high priority actions identified in the Place Plan ahead of a bid application by F&HDC to the government's Levelling Up Fund (LUF)
22 September 2021
- - The final draft of the Folkestone Town Centre Place Plan is approved by Cabinet. Members also approved the submission of an application to the government's Levelling Up Fund.
9 August 2021
- The final draft of the Folkestone Town Centre Place Plan is published
11 June 2021
- We launch a further survey to capture feedback on the proposals shared in the final webinar
10 June 2021
- We hold the final virtual Place Plan webinar to share our developed priorities and vision
20 April 2021
- We launch a survey to capture feedback following the successful Place Plan webinar to encourage engagement
19 April 2021
- We hold a virtual Place Plan webinar to share the emerging priorities and vision
29 January 2021
- We announce We Made That has been appointed as our Place Plan partner
22 October 2020
- We announce a visionary Place Plan will be created for Folkestone Town Centre
Late October 2020
- We went out to tender for an experienced partner
You can find press releases issued before 2022 about the project in our development project press release archive.
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