Entries by No Use Empty

No Use Empty completes flagship project in Herne Bay

 £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 […]


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 […]

Wood Street, Swanley

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, […]

NUE unveils latest project in Hot Spot – Hythe

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 […]

Capital Gains Tax

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 […]