Phase one of the Waterbrook Business Park comprises 45,000 sq m of B1 (Offices/Light Industrial use), B2 (General Industrial use) and B8 (Storage and Distribution) with a location for the Vehicle Operator Services Agency (VOSA) for inspection of freight vehicles.
The master plan for Phase one includes a linear park and major spine road infrastructure connecting to land to the east. Ashford Borough Council’s Planning Committee has resolved to grant permission subject to the necessary agreements.
The developers, GSE Group, are currently planning Phase two which will include more parkland, c. 300 new homes, and further employment space. This is being promoted in the context of the current review of the town’s planned development needs. DHA environment co-ordinated the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) covering topics including transport, ecology and flood risk.