23 January 2020
Chatham Docks is under threat of closure from landlords Peel L&P, who have claimed that the site is no longer financially viable, despite having used their ownership of the land to demonstrate their commitment to employment when applying for residential planning permission on an adjacent site.
The docks have been designated for 'mixed use - housing & employment' in the current version of the local plan.
This council notes that:
This council resolves to ask the relevant officers to consider to:
On being put to the vote, the motion was lost.
Votes by Councillor
To view the list of councillors who voted in favour or against the motion, those who abstained and those who were absent, click on the appropriate heading.
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