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The Parish of Higham nestles between the River Thames and the North Downs midway between Gravesend and the Medway towns.  It is part of Gravesham Borough within the County of Kent. Charles Dickens, the celebrated English novelist, made Higham his home in 1856 and died here at Gads Hill Place in June 1870. Much more information and news throughout this web site - please explore it fully.

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A large number of letters of SUPPORT for this application have already been received by the Borough Council therefore we now need you ALL to submit your letters of OBJECTION.

We understand that some of you have encountered technical difficulties in submitting your objection on-line via the planning portal where you have to register before commenting and are then provided with a direct link. Using smartphones to do this just results in time-out but some people have had success by using either a laptop or home computer.

However, Gravesham Borough Council has now provided us with TWO ADDITIONAL DEDICATED EMAIL ADDRESSES which you may wish to use instead of the planning portal.
We advise that you follow the following steps:-

+ It is ESSENTIAL that you include the planning reference number in the subject header box. The number to
quote is 20190290 Remember if you do not include this reference number your objection may not be

+ Please request a written receipt for your objection in your email.

+ Do not forget to include several GROUNDS FOR OBJECTION in your email. A suggested list of these can be
found HERE but please feel free to include your own ideas.

The dedicated email addresses to send your objection to are:-




Alternatively you can write out your comments by hand and send them to:-

Planning and Regeneration Services, Gravesham Borough Council, Civic Centre,
Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent. DA12 1AU.



Click here for a direct link through to the Planning Application details and summary.

The Planning Application No 20190290 (for systematic redevelopment of the existing Nuralite site
and the construction of 11 new purpose built light industrial type units
and a site office) can be found on the Gravesham Borough Council website - click here.

View more details and site plans in PDF format (based on a PowerPoint presentation).

Visit our new information page for this Planning Application

Have YOU sent in your views about this Planning Application?? Do it TODAY!


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Thank you poster for invaluable assistance during the snow

Dog Poo Poster Reducing the amount of Dog Mess in Higham

The Parish Council have started work to reduce the amount of Dog Mess left on the roads and pavements in our village.

Higham Primary School pupil Dieta Sharma has designed a poster which will be displayed in the Village. If you would like to put one in your window .. let us know (contact details below).

Volunteers will be out and about in the village mapping the location of Dog Mess on pavements and roads to help work out if we need to install additional Bins. If anyone would like to volunteer to help with this they can contact Sue Sparks on 07480 518493 or email sue3906@gmail.com.

All dog owners can help by:
--     Picking up the poo …… Supplies of Poo Bags are available from the Library and Lower Higham Garage.--     Placing bags of poo in poo bins or ordinary litter bins - or taking them home.
Higham Parish Council - News and Special AnnouncementsHigham Primary School pupil Dieta Sharma receiving a prize from Parish Councillor Pam Holmes, for her winning poster design

photo above - Higham Primary School pupil Dieta Sharma receiving a prize from Parish Councillor Pam Holmes, for her winning poster design.

Nowadays a private school, Gads Hill Place was Charles Dickens home until he died.

A reminder that Higham village is a rural community.
Charles Dickens' Gads Hill Place, now a private school Higham is a rural community between the Medway Towns and Gravesend
Local traffic always gives way to large farm vehicles photograph of Parish Council Noticeboard outside Higham Library, November 2009

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