An injection of £120 million of additional gross value will be created for the local economy over the next decade, after planning permission was granted for the proposed Innovation Centre at Kent Medical Campus in Maidstone.
- Land Drainage
- London Eye
- Mixed Use
- Sports & Leisure
Motion Director Richard Bettridge calls for a creative, joined-up approach to flood resilience.
The Environment Agency (EA) has announced that continuing to build up flood defences to protect vulnerable coastal communities may no longer be sustainable in parts of England. Reports state that the combined effects of climate change and population growth would mean the number of properties built in floodplains would double in the next 50 years.
Planning sustainable transport options as a fundamental part of new housing developments, can lead to healthier, accessible and more economically productive areas with less impact on the existing highway network. Phil Bell, Managing Director at Motion examines the issues.