Issue details

17/00084 - (Phase 2) A274 Sutton Road, Maidstone at its junction with Willington Street

Update June 2020

This decision was removed from the FED as the KCC was no longer proceeding with the project.



Original FED text


The Willington Street Junction Improvement Scheme is to help reduce congestion on the Sutton Road corridor on the A274 strategic route. Public engagement on the revised scheme layout will be carried out during August 2017, a report will be presented to advise the feedback and potential amendments including any related mitigation measures.


The scheme supports policy objectives of supporting existing businesses and encouraging economic activity with housing growth and job creation by reducing congestion and improving infrastructure and accessibility.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than two Electoral Divisions;

Decision status: Abandoned

Division affected: Maidstone Rural North; Maidstone South; Maidstone South East;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/09/2017

Decision due: Not before 18th Oct 2017 by Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste
Reason: In order that the proposed decision can be published for a minimum of 28 days, in accordance with statutory requirements

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste

Lead director: Roger Wilkin

Department: Growth, Environment & Transport

Contact: Russell Boorman, Project Manager Tel: 03000 413538 Email:


On-going liaison and engagement with residents and business community as required and at appropriate stages of the scheme development.


The decision will be discussed at the Environment and Transport Cabinet Committee on 21st September 2017.

Financial implications: The estimate cost is £3m and will covered under existing budget allocations from the Local Growth Fund and Section 106 Developer Contributions.

Legal implications: None

Equalities implications: None - detailed scheme design will consider equalities aspects