Kent theme park developer blasts Natural England over ‘disproportionate’ SSSI designation

The firm behind plans for a theme park and 500 homes on a 465-hectare brownfield site in Kent has hit out at Natural England’s proposed designation of the location as a site of special scientific interest (SSSI), arguing at the body has not provided “sufficient, nor detailed, justification to demonstrate that the land meets the requisite criteria for designation”.

by Michael Donnelly
Part of the Swanscombe Peninsula (pic: Matt Brown, Flickr, CC BY 2.0)
Part of the Swanscombe Peninsula (pic: Matt Brown, Flickr, CC BY 2.0)

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