Issue details

Leigh Expansion and Hildenborough embankment scheme - Consultation on an amendment to the River Medway (Flood Relief) Act 1976

This report provides Members with information on a consultation being undertaken by the Environment Agency on an amendment to the River Medway (Flood Relief) Act 1976 that is required in order to deliver the Leigh Expansion and Hildenborough Embankment Scheme. The scheme affects a small area of land within Tunbridge Wells Borough, within the parish of Bidborough. It is recommended that the amendments are supported in light of the benefits that the scheme will deliver to residents and businesses in Tonbridge and Hildenborough.

Decision type: Exec Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: Speldhurst & Bidborough;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/10/2019

Non-Exempt/ Exempt: Non-Exempt;

Decision due: 5 Dec 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Planning and Transportation

Lead director: Director of Finance, Policy and Development (Section 151 Officer)

Department: Planning Policy

Contact: Sharon Evans, Principal Planning Policy Officer Email:

Consultation process

The relevant Cabinet Advisory Board will be consulted.


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