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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.

There are gas main roadworks underway in various village roads.

Higham Gardens for Pleasure 2016 Winners Announced

Love Higham day, 4th February

Lower Thames Crossing
Important information about the public consultation and local events.
>> Please click here for LTC Web Update 18 <<

See photographs of the Public Meeting with
Highways England, Saturday 12th March 2016
>> See video recordings of the Question and Answer session:
Part One | Part Two |Part Three
Link to the Radio Kent debate on Lower Thames Crossing.

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Download and print our NO to Option C poster
 (Formats:  Word | PDF | JPEG | GIF )

Below: Higham villagers turned out on Saturday 13th February to demonstrate against Option C
whilst BBC South East Today reporter Fiona Irving interviewed Cllr Harold Craske.
Fiona Irving filming Higham villagers protesting against Option C

26th January 2017 - Even though it is exactly one year since the start of Consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing - there is still no announcement or indeed any publication of the outcome of that consultation.

The Gravesham wide Lower Thames Crossing Association and the Thurrock based Thames Crossing Action Group continue to campaign against Option C and push for Highways England and the Government to consider alternative options. The Parish Council will keep you informed of any developments - but for the moment - itís watch this space!!

Next PC Meeting is 3rd April 2017

L a t e s t    U p d a t e s   a n d   E v e n t s..

Phone "Yes" Scam
Report Fly Tipping | Neighbourhood Forum Meeting

January PC MinutesAllotment Plots Available

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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