Proposed Development


Sevenoaks Quarry


Sevenoaks Quarry is being proposed as a sustainable urban extension for North Sevenoaks. Its setting within Sevenoaks, along with its size, current quarrying and industrial usage, and outstanding transport links, make it an ideal site for consideration to contribute to the future of the town.

If successful, the plans would see the quarry gradually transformed, over the coming years, into a location for around 800 new homes – and up to 150 new specialist homes for older people - along with community and leisure facilities.

Sevenoaks has a pressing need for sustainable, high-quality housing for families, first time buyers and older people. Provision of this housing will form a central part of our proposals, which will also detail how development at the site could support improvements to cycling, pedestrian and public transport in Sevenoaks, provide a location for a new primary school, and create valuable outdoor leisure space - including use of a lake for water sports - for the whole community to enjoy.

Tarmac has worked with a team of experts from specialist fields - such as planning, infrastructure, transport, and ecology - to bring together our plans, which are not yet a formal planning application. Your opinion is enormously important in helping us to shape these ideas into a more developed proposal that will eventually be submitted to Sevenoaks District Council to consider in the coming weeks.

Housing


Sevenoaks has an urgent need to build a diverse range of sustainable, high-quality housing for families, first time buyers and older people.

Sevenoaks Quarry would be the potential location for up to 800 new homes, including affordable homes to buy or rent, and specialist housing for older people, and up to 150 that could be extra care homes.



Sustainable transport


Sevenoaks Quarry benefits from excellent transport routes through its proximity to Bat & Ball station, bus routes and the M26 and A25.

The proposed sustainable urban development would be an opportunity to support further improvements to cycling, pedestrian and public transport in Sevenoaks. This could include enhanced or new pedestrian and cycle routes, as well as extending key bus services through the site.

We have also worked with the Town, District and County Councils to agree a scheme for improving Bat and Ball Junction.



Leisure and recreation


Creating valuable outdoor leisure space for the whole community to enjoy is a central element of the proposals for the North Sevenoaks sustainable urban development.

This would include the opportunity to create a new lake at the site for water sports, as well as designing formal and informal parkland areas for mountain biking, relaxation, sport, and walking. We would also seek to renovate the locally listed former Oast House for community, heritage and leisure uses.



Local infrastructure


Alongside supporting long-term improvements to green, sustainable transport links in Sevenoaks and upgrades to the Bat & Ball junction, the proposed development at Sevenoaks Quarry would provide a location for important public infrastructure, such as a new primary school. We would also seek to renovate the locally listed former Oast House for community, heritage and leisure uses



Project Timescales


We will hold a minimum of two consultation sessions over the coming months to enable us to work alongside you to shape our plans. We currently hope to be in a position to submit a formal application for the development of the site to Sevenoaks District Council for its consideration in the coming weeks.

Should this application be approved, we would hope to start construction work on the first new homes in late 2022. Early phase new homes can be delivered while the remainder of Sevenoaks Quarry is worked.



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