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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.



*NEW* The Pavilion Project and Higham Youth Club - A statement from Higham Parish Council


Lower Thames Crossing - Preferred Route Announcement
Lower Thames Crossing Option C Preferred Route Announced

Read much more about the proposed Lower Thames Crossing and our comments on it.

For further information about the Lower Thames Crossing go to: www.lower-thames-crossing.co.uk and www.ltca.uk

[20 April 2017]

There are gas main and other roadworks underway in various village roads and Hermitage Road will be CLOSED to through traffic from 18th April to 19th June 2017.

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Next PC Meeting is 26th June 2017

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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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