Latest Press & Media coverage of the No Use Empty Initiative

Inside Kent Sep 2014

INSIDE KENT – SEPTEMBER 2014

NO USE EMPTY AIDS CONVERSION

OF FORMER SPY BASE INTO NEW HOMES

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about the refurbishment of a long term empty building
in Folkestone which was once the home to Army
Intelligence during the First World War.

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http://www.joomag.com/magazine/insidekent-issue-30-september-2014/0822610001408132254?short

Kent On Sunday Dec 2013

Kent On Sunday – December 2013

NO USE EMPTY

Dave Mairs looks at the scheme rejuvenating parts of Kent.

In 2005, Kent County Council began No Use Empty (NUE), aimed at
getting abandoned and derelict properties back on the housing market,
the success of which surprised organisres who this year celebrated their 3,000th restored home.

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Inside Housing – June 2012

Inside Housing – Construction Development Special

NO USE EMPTY

“has been an unmitigated success”, enthuses Mark Dance, Kent County Council’s cabinet member for regeneration and economic developmet.

Please scroll over the front cover to access PDF version of Alex Turner’s feature article

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KM Business – March 2012

‘No Use Empty bucking the national trend’

KM – Kent Business News – March 2012 reports
on the continued success of No Use Empty
as the scheme returns over
2,000 empty homes back into use

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Kent Messenger – Dec 2011

5_1323623602‘County bucks trend by filling empty property’

Kent Messenger’s Trevor Sturgess reports on
how KCC’s award winning No Use Empty campaign
has been transforming scores of properties
and improving local neighbourhoods.

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Investment Now – Nov 2011

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Investment Now is the foremost independent monthly journal reporting on economic development and regeneration issues in the UK, profiling local, regional and national success stories

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Kent On Sunday – Nov 2011

From dilapidated hotel to des res, seafront site shines bright again

Kent County Council’s No Use Empty Scheme played an integral role in the project by providing an interest free loan of £175,000 to give a new lease of life to a former dilapidated hotel, which had stood for many years as one of Margate’s most obvious eye-sores”

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Kent & Sussex Courier – Sep 2011

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“LANDLORDS are being offered a helping hand to bring empty buildings back into use in a bid to tackle the housing shortage”

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Inside Housing – August 2011

9_1314714194A Cash Incentive

“Councils are starting to recognise that tacklinglong-term empty homes is an essential part of their response to the new homes bonus”

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This Is Kent – May 2011

10_1308643659Derelict building in Dover to get new lease of life

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