Planning Inspectorate Appeal Reference: APP/A2280/W/20/3259868 

Planning Application Reference: MC/19/1566  (Alternative Reference: PP-07846586) 

Appellant: A C Goatham & Son Site: Land off Pump Lane, Rainham, Kent ME8 7TJ 

Description of Development: Outline planning application with some matters reserved (appearance, landscaping, layout and scale) for redevelopment of land off Pump Lane to include residential development comprising of approximately 1,250 residential units, a local centre, a village green, a two form entry primary school, a 60 bed extra care facility, an 80 bed care home and associated access (vehicular, pedestrian, cycle). 

A Public Inquiry (via a virtual platform) will commence on 15th February 2021. 

As part of the above appeal, the Appellant has submitted further documentation relating to Transportation and Access matters, and specifically in relation to reasons given by the local planning authority, Medway Council, for refusing the planning application for the proposed development (Medway Council reference: MC/19/1566) on 12 June 2020. 

This further Transportation and Access documentation comprises the following: 

20230-05 Rev E– Overall Access Strategy and Key Network
This shows the overall access strategy which includes a new right ghost island junction to the north of the site to Lower Rainham Road, a connection to Pump Lane south and two interim crossing points on Pump Lane itself.  The detailed plans of each arrangement are:   
20230-05-2 Rev D – Proposed - Right Turn Lane Lower Rainham Road linked to the attached document
20230-05-2 Rev E – Proposed Right Turn Lane Lower Rainham Road
20230-05-6 Rev E – Northern Pump Lane crossing arrangement
20230-05-5 Rev E – Southern Local Access / Spine Road Junction 
20230-05-1 Rev E – Pump Lane Proposed Railway Bridge Improvements
The above documentation is displayed on this website.  

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