Hoo Wetlands planning application now submitted

The application scored a huge Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) of 44% which means the project will greatly benefit the habitat and environment around the site.

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Future Hoo programme update

We’re proposing to pause rail plans on the Hoo Peninsula. Instead we’re exploring options to improve local bus services.

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Our latest consultation: Community Parklands

Thank you to everyone who came to one of our Future Hoo consultation events this summer.

Our project team visited Hoo Parish Church, Chattenden Community Centre, Hoo Library and The Hundred of Hoo School to give residents the chance to take part in our latest consultation for the Community Parklands programme.

The consultation focused on the Hoo Wetlands Reserve and Lodge Hill Countryside site.

Find out more about the Community Parklands consultation

Roads phase 2 and phase 4 schemes

During the same period, we also shared the designs for the roads phase 2 and phase 4 schemes. 

Find out more and view the phase 2 and phase 4 designs

About the future of Hoo

If more homes are built on the Hoo Peninsula there will need to be improvements to roads, transport and environment to support this.

It is essential that the necessary road and environmental infrastructure in and around the Hoo Peninsula is put in place for residents.

Medway's bid focused on significantly improving the Hoo Peninsula's transport connections, environmental infrastructure and having these in place first. 

If you have a question about Future Hoo please email futurehoo@medway.gov.uk or leave a message on 01634 331 166.

Photograph of the Hoo Peninsula.
Housing and infrastructure in Hoo Peninsula
Cycling in hoo

Work is already underway

We are working with the government to agree the legal and project management arrangements, so that we can move quickly with getting the projects underway.

We are also continuing to develop the project timelines and budgets.

We will also prepare to secure planning permissions for road and environmental investments.

Read our latest update on the Hoo Peninsula

Latest news: Whose Hoo unlocks funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund

The project aims to help residents discover and celebrate the heritage and habitats of the Hoo Peninsula.

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An ariel shot of Hoo Peninsula

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