URS (a company that later became AECOM) submitted a proposal in response to Folkestone & Hythe District Council's invitation to quote for services relating to the potential for land in the vicinity of the M20 Motorway Junction 11 to be developed for high quality employment purposes.
M20 Junction 11 Masterplan Final Tender - December 2014 - URS (AECOM) Response (PDF, 2.08MB)
As part of our further work to develop our Economic Development Strategy we developed a brief to procure support for our emerging economic development strategy and the supporting land and property market analysis
Brief for Masterplanning and Engineering Services November 2014 (PDF, 148KB)
Report C/14/38 was approved by Cabinet on 5 November 2014. The report asked for a virement of £100,000 from the net under spend to fund work during 2014/15 and 2015/16 to examine the rationale and potential scope of economic development related activities within the vicinity of Junction 11 of the M20.
Record of Cabinet Meeting 5 November 2014
BBP undertook a property market review and commissioned Tibbalds to produce an outline masterplan exploring the potential for the area in and around Junction 11 of the M20 - focusing on employment opportunities in the racecourse area bounded by the A20 and the High Speed 1 railway line.
BPP Shepway Land and Property Support brief May 2014 (PDF, 158KB)
Folkestone Race Course & Surrounding Areas Tibbalds May 2014 (PDF, 1.52MB)
Submissions from BBP who were appointed in May to carry out a range of work on strategic land and property matters.
BBP Regeneration - Proposal for strategic land and property study February 2014 (PDF, 5.45MB)
BBP Regeneration Resubmission - Proposal for strategic land and property study March 2014 (PDF, 2.51MB)
As part of our initial work to develop our Economic Development Strategy we procured support across a range of strategic development and property matters as they applied to the whole district.
Strategic Land Property Capacity - Brief to Consultants February 2014 (PDF, 357KB)
Strategic Land Property Capacity - Additional Activities for Consultants February 2014 (PDF, 152KB)
Folkestone & Hythe District Council submitted a draft Core Strategy to the Planning Inspectorate for Examination on 31 January 2012 including documents that relate to a draft policy for the redevelopment of the racecourse funded by up to 820 dwellings.
After the initial public hearings and prior to adoption of the Plan, we withdrew the policy contained in the draft plan relating to the proposed racecourse redevelopment.