Issue details

17/00045 Tonbridge and Malling Transport Strategy

Note: this decision is no longer required so has been abandoned (18 Sept 2018)


Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council are developing a new Local Plan to shape the future development of the borough. The County Council is assisting with this process and developing a new Transport Strategy to help deliver the objectives and outcomes of the Local Plan.


Improving Transport is identified in the KCC Strategic Statement of 2015-2020 under outcome 2: Kent Communities feel the benefits of economic growth by being in-work, healthy and enjoying a good quality of life. The potential delivered through the implementation of the transportation schemes set out in the Transport Strategy will help to meet this objective.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than two Electoral Divisions;

Decision status: Abandoned

Division affected: Malling Central; Malling North; Malling North East; Malling Rural East; Malling West; Tonbridge;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/05/2017

Decision due: Not before 5th Feb 2018 by Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste

Lead director: Roger Wilkin

Department: Growth, Environment & Transport

Contact: David Joyner, Transport & Development Manager 03000 410236 Email: Tel: 01622 696852.

Consultation process

The Transport Strategy will be included as part of consultation planned for the new Tonbridge and Malling Local Plan.


The Environment & Transport Cabinet Committee will consider this matter on 31st January 2018 (subject to progress with T&M Local Plan).

Financial implications: The Infrastructure Delivery Plan within the Transport Strategy will set out how the required transport improvements may be funded including through development and other external funding bids.

Legal implications: none

Equalities implications: none