£3 million project to return former Bun Penny pub to use as 14 apartments No Use Empty, Kent County Council’s pioneering initiative to return empty homes to use, has just completed a £3 million project to deliver new homes on the site of the former Bun Penny pub in Herne Bay. The project is one […]
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The award winning No Use Empty (NUE) initiative, established in 2005, is the longest running empty property initiative in the UK, delivered in partnership by Kent County Council working with all 12 district councils and aims to substantially increase the numbers of long term empty homes returned to use as quality housing through a range of interventions including financial assistance to owners.
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Bringing homes back into use The council is committed to reducing the amount of empty property in the district to increase the number of homes available, and to improve the local area. Report an empty property to us If you know of an empty property near you, let us know about it. If you are […]
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NO USE EMPTY CELEBRATES 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY DURING NATIONAL EMPTY HOMES WEEK National Empty Homes Week Monday 30th November through to Sunday 6th December. Empty Homes Week is all about community-led organisations, local authorities and others holding events and putting out information to celebrate local achievements in bringing empty homes back into use and also to set out their […]
In the semi-rural village of Swanley, situated within the Green Belt area of Sevenoaks, there were three bungalows at the end of a terrace of ten properties in Wood Street. Situated near a conservation area they remained empty for nearly ten years having fallen into a state of disrepair. As with many long term empties, […]
FORMER GYM IN HYTHE WORKS OUT TO PRODUCE 2 NEW HOMES The coastal Kent town made a top list of property hotspots primed to boom No Use Empty (NUE) the pioneering empty homes initiative by Kent County Council (KCC), which creates new homes by bringing long-term empty properties back into use, today, announces the completion […]
The owner of this property in Dover had owned it for 10 years and originally lived in it as a family home for a number of years. The owner then moved out of the property and rented it out for a short time The tenants moved out of the property causing some damage. The owner […]
The above property in Swale had been empty for the previous 9 months. The owner had to move away from the area but had been unable to secure the sale of the property due to the level of outstanding debts against the property. The property had a number of mortgages and charges secured against it. […]
This property was owned by an elderly lady who had moved out of the property a number of years ago to live with another family member. The property had been the subject to repeated vandalism and was deteriorating further. The owner was not in a financial position to renovate the property and was not in […]