CPRE Kent is encouraging everyone in the county to take more notice of the quality and history of the buildings where they live. On Thursday 13 November, we are hosting a meeting at our branch office in Charing for anyone interested in getting involved in drawing up Local Lists. There are more listed buildings in Kent than in any other county, but there are many thousands more which are worth protecting from demolition or unsympathetic conversion. At best, they might enjoy the protection of a conservation area, but most do not and their value may not even be recognised by the community. Continue reading
24-25 October 2014, Westgate Hall and Canterbury Cathedral Lodge
CPRE Kent will have a stand at the annual convention and annual general meeting of Civic Voice.
As part of the convention, architectural consultant and Canterbury district committee member Nick Blake will be leading a tour of Canterbury entitled Recent planning disasters and successes – The Planning regime…expensive ?…clumsy ? …slow ?…does it work? …does it deliver ?
There are also workshops planned on issues including Neighbourhood Planning and Local Heritage Listing.
21 November 2014, afternoon, Lenham Community Centre, Groom Way, Lenham ME17 2QT
CPRE Kent will welcome the new CPRE national chairman, Su Sayer, to its 2014 annual general meeting.
22 November 2014, 2pm, Apple Tree Centre, Ifield Avenue, Crawley. RH11 0AF
CPRE Kent will be joining colleagues from CPRE Sussex and CPRE Surrey at a Gatwick Protest Meeting. This will be followed by a formal meeting of the Gatwick Area Conservation Campaign from 4pm.