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A28 Chart Road Improvement, Ashford

The Cabinet Member for Environment & Transport is requested to give approval to:


i)     the outline design for the A28 Chart Road Widening scheme for development control and land charge disclosures shown in principle on Drg. No. 4300246/000/79 Rev1 in substitution for Drg. No. 4300246/000/79 Rev0;


ii)    all acts required to carry out and complete the A28 Chart Road Improvement scheme;


iii)    all acts required to acquire the land and rights for the carrying out and completion of the A28 Chart Road Improvement scheme, including by means of a compulsory purchase order;


iv)    accept, if necessary, a blight notice for the purchase of East Lodge on terms to be agreed with the Director of Infrastructure, Strategic and Corporate Services;


v)    the Corporate Director of Growth, Environment & Transport, under the Officer Scheme of Delegations, to take further or other decisions as may be appropriate to deliver the A28 Chart Road Improvement scheme in accordance with these recommendations and the earlier overarching decisions given under Record of Decision 14/00091 that remains extant.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: Ashford Central; Ashford Rural West; Ashford South;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/08/2016

Contact: John Farmer, Projects Manager - Major Projects 03000 413479 and 03000 411634 Email:

Consultation process

This Decision is intended to update and reinforce overarching decisions taken in 2014, see decision 14/00091.



Discussed at the Environment &Transport Cabinet Committee meeting- 17 September 2014

To be discussed at the Environment &Transport Cabinet Committee meeting - 8 September 2016

Financial implications: John Farmer Highways & Transportation 03000 411634

Legal implications: 14/00091A


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