Dartford Town Centre Improvements
- Capital Investment - Kent & Medway, More than £2m, LGF3
Construction in progress
Expected completion date
The ‘Dartford Town Centre Improvements’ project has been awarded £4.3m as part of this deal based on the following scheme components:
- Market Street – the creation of a civic space linking the High Street with Central Park, the Acacia complex and a mixed use development to the south of the town centre
- Hythe Street between High Street and Westgate Road – improving pedestrian and cycle space and streetscape alongside a mixed use development opportunity site which links the High Street with bus and rail services and Prospect Place shopping complex
- Junction improvements re-balancing highway capacity for all users including pedestrians, cyclists, buses and general motorised transport and associated public realm improvements at: – Hythe Street, Westgate Road and Home Gardens – East Hill, Overy Liberty with Home Gardens – Lowfield Street with Instone Road (enabling two way flows on Instone Road) – Highfield Road with Instone Road (enabling two way flows on Highfield Road and Instone Road) – West Hill with Highfield Road (enabling two way flows on Highfield Road).
Capital Programme delivery update
Take a look at our update on the delivery of the Local Growth Fund (LGF) and Growing Places Fund (GPF) capital programmes.
£579m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock
In total the SELEP Growth Deal with Government has brought £579m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock. Over the lifetime of the Growth Deal (2015-2021) we aim to deliver 78,000 jobs and 29,000 homes across the SELEP area, with the Deal set to attract a further £960m of investment into the South East over the six year period.