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APPENDIX 5: List of completed infrastructure schemes from the May 2016 Infrastructure Delivery Plan (IDP).

Item Reference

Service and Issue

Output

Comments

HTTC1

Highways improvements

Works to reduce traffic congestion

Provision of a bridge gyratory bypass through Fairmeadow to reduce congestion in the town centre

Complete

HTTC2

Public transport and highway improvements

Works to improve the functionality of the public transport network

Provision of a bus lane on Romney Place

Complete

HTTC4

Public transport

Works to provide additional capacity

Improvements to secure cycle parking at Maidstone West Railway station

Complete

HTTC5

Pedestrian environment

Measures to improve accessibility and appearance

Package of measures to improve the pedestrian environment and public realm along Week Street

Complete

HTTC8

Pedestrian environment and public realm

Measures to improve accessibility, safety and appearance.

Footpath improvements and improved public realm on Gabriel’s Hill

Complete

HTTC10

Pedestrian and cycle environment

Measures to improve access and safety for pedestrians and cyclists

Improvements to the existing towpath on the eastern and western banks of the River Medway

 

Complete

HTSE3

Highways improvements

Works to provide additional capacity

Provision of a new road between gore court road and Sutton Road through site H1(6)

 

Complete

HTSE5

Highways improvements

Works to provide additional capacity

Provision of a new roundabout to provide access to site H1(5)

 

Complete

HTSE10

Pedestrian and cycle environment

Works to improve safety and accessibility

Provision of a toucan crossing on the A274 to connect site H1(6) to H1(5)

 

Complete

HTNW8

Pedestrian environment

Works to improve safety and accessibility

Provision of a footway on the western side of Hermitage Lane and pedestrian crossing facilities, together with a footway to link to the existing pedestrian island on Hermitage Lane

 

Complete

HTUA5

Public transport

Works to provide additional capacity

Improvements to secure cycle parking at Bearsted Railway station

Complete

HTHA2

Pedestrian environment

Measures to improve safety and accessibility

Package of measures including the upgrading and realignment of part of Church Road, localised repositioning of white lining on the A20 and provision of a ghost island right turn lane; provision of new and improved footways and improvements to the existing “splitter island” to provide a pedestrian crossing point

 

Complete

HTHE1

Highway improvements and pedestrian environment

Works to improve safety and accessibility

Package of measures at Grigg Lane and Oak Lane, Headcorn, including the provision of footways on Oak Lane, footway works on Grigg Lane and improvements at the junction of Oak Lane /Wheeler Street (A274)

 

Complete

HTHE4

Highway improvements and pedestrian environment

Works to improve safety

Package of measures on Lenham Road, Headcorn including extension of the 30 mph limit, construction of appropriate visibility sightlines and new dropped kerb crossings

 

Complete

HTHE6

Public transport

Works to provide additional capacity

Improvements to secure cycle parking at Headcorn Railway station

Complete

HTL1

Highway improvements and pedestrian environment

Works to improve safety and accessibility

Extension of the 30mph limit on the Old Ashford Road to site H1 (42) and extension of the footway on the northern side of the road

Complete

HTM2

Pedestrian environment and public transport

Measures to improve functionality, safety and accessibility

Package of measures including the upgrading of the zebra crossing on Goudhurst Road to a pelican crossing, the provision of a pedestrian crossing on Church Green, traffic calming measures and improvements to bus infrastructure

Part complete

HTM3

Pedestrian environment

Measures to improve safety and accessibility

Footpath widening and traffic calming on Howland Road, Marden

Part complete

HTR1

Public transport

Works to provide additional capacity

Improvements to secure cycle parking and installation of CCTV at Hollingbourne Railway station

Complete

EDM3

Secondary education

Measures to provide additional capacity

1FE expansion of The Maidstone Grammar School, Maidstone

Complete

EDM5

Primary education

Measures to provide additional capacity

Provision of a new 2FE primary school on site H1 (5) Langley Park, Maidstone

Complete

EDM8

Primary education

Measures to provide additional capacity

1FE expansion of South Borough Primary School, Maidstone

Complete

EDR4

Primary education

Measures to provide additional capacity

1FE expansion of Headcorn Primary School

Complete

GB2

Blue infrastructure improvements

Works to improve fish passages

East Farleigh fish pass - This structure is 1 of 2 remaining obstructions to fish migration on the main stem of the river Medway. East Farleigh lock is a complete barrier to fish movement. 10.5 km of main river will be connected. East Farleigh - TQ 7353 5356

Complete

GB3

Blue infrastructure improvements

Works to improve fish passages and river habitat

3 weir project –

Gatehouse Farm (TQ7310746083), New Lodge Farm (TQ7287046873) and Dairy House Farm (TQ7248047065) weirs are located on the Lesser Teise near Chainhurst. The weirs represent a total barrier to fish passage. Moreover, the weir contributes to a lack of habitat diversity in the section of river upstream due to its impounding effect. 3.5 km of main river will be connected.

Complete

GB14

Provision of open space

Measures to improve accessibility and quantity of open space

Provision of 0.5ha amenity green space at Heathfield, Coxheath

Complete

GB17

Provision of open space

Measures to improve accessibility and quantity of open space

Provision of 0.1ha amenity green space at Land at Lenham Road, Headcorn

Complete