OPE Phase 8 and LRF 2

The Prospectus for OPE Phase 8 and LRF 2 has been launched. Here is the invitation to bid. The KEP PMO will be producing a timeline for our application and our request for EOI by this Friday (11th Sept) has been extended by a couple of days due to the launch of the...

PM Announcement: Build, Build, Build

The PM has just announced a new initiative – Build, Build, Build, to kick-start the construction and rebuilding industry. The management of government owned land has been highlighted in the report as an area of particular interest.  Read the Build, Build, Build...

Town Deals Prospectus

On 1st November it was announced that 100 places are being supported to develop Town Deals. This funding will help to regenerate town centres, boost businesses and improve infrastructure. Whilst the current round of funding has been allocated, there may be more rounds...

Kent Councils Shortlisted for LGC Awards 2020

Well done to Canterbury City Council and Ashford Borough Council for being shortlisted in this year’s Local Government Chronicle Awards. Canterbury City Council feature in the Housing Initiative Section, whilst Ashford Borough Council are shortlisted in the...

Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF)

Whilst they are not KEP, we would like to congratulate our close Partner, Medway Council, on the news that they have been awarded funding of £170 million through the Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF). This major regeneration programme will unlock thousands of new...

Historic High Streets

Ramsgate is one of 69 towns across the UK to benefit from a share of £95 million which has been awarded through the Historic High Streets initiative to transform disused historic buildings into shops, housing and community centres, as well as to help existing...

West Kent Blue Light Hub

    The West Kent Blue Light Hub project was awarded grant funding of £100,000 from Phase 7. This project is being led by Kent Police, in partnership with Kent Fire & Rescue Service and South East Coast Ambulance Service, with the intention to plan the delivery...

Paddock Wood Community Centre

  The Paddock Wood Community Hub, led by Paddock Wood Town Council, received £65,000 in sustainable grant funding from Phase 7 to bring forward the provision of an improved community facility that will provide community space in the form of community rooms, offices...

Great British High Street Awards 2019

Well done to Tankerton High Street in Whitstable, which has been shortlisted as one of the Rising Star Award finalists in the Great British High Street Awards 2019 competition. The competition has been running since 2014, with the exception of a break in 2017. Details...