Designer Outlet Application now submitted to the Council

Ashford Borough Council can confirm that it has received a planning application from agents Montagu Evans LLP regarding the proposed expansion of the Designer Outlet.

Application 14/01402/AS is for demolition of part of the existing Designer Outlet Centre and the construction of buildings and structures to provide an extension to the outlet, comprising retail and restaurants units, re-configuration of existing car park, public realm improvements and landscape works, highway works and other associated works.

The application is subject to an environmental assessment.

As part of a full public consultation through the normal planning application process comments are sought on the application between 13th November and 7th December.

The application can be viewed online at http://planning.ashford.gov.uk/ clicking on ‘Planning Applications’ and then entering the relevant planning application number. The application can also be viewed at the Gateway Plus building. Comments can be made online or in writing.

It is too early to state when the application may be determined. The council will inform consultation respondents and the media in due course when the application is due to go to the Planning Committee for a decision.