Sittingbourne Town Centre Regeneration
- Capital Investment - Kent & Medway, More than £2m, LGF1
Construction in progress
Expected completion date
To support the regeneration of Sittingbourne town centre through the delivery of an integrated transport interchange and improvements to the public realm in the vicinity of Sittingbourne railway station.
Improvements to the road network, realignment of St Michael’s Road and an integrated transport interchange in front of Sittingbourne station to allow a safer pedestrian experience in the town centre. The whole regeneration project includes for a multiplex cinema, in excess of 200 residential units, small and big box retail units, restaurants, a public square, new Civic Offices with library and Gateway, health centre, general offices and a multistory car park generating nearly 800 new jobs in the first phase alone.
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.
£570m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock
In total the SELEP Growth Deal with Government has brought nearly £600m of investment to East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock and over the lifetime of the Deal (2015-2021) we aim to deliver 78,000 jobs and 29,000 homes.
The deal and brings new responsibilities and flexibilities and is set to attract a further £960 million extra investment into the South East over the five years.