Inspectors cancel Kent local plan exam hearings due to 'serious concerns over legal compliance'

Planning inspectors have cancelled forthcoming examination hearings on a Kent council’s local plan, which includes proposals for a 3,000-home garden village, because of "serious concerns" about its "legal compliance".

by Ellie Kahn
West Malling Church in Tonbridge and Malling (Pic: Getty)
West Malling Church in Tonbridge and Malling (Pic: Getty)

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