Name: Dartford Town Centre
Description: Dartford Town Centre
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Dartford Town Centre

Town Centre Framework

To see an outline of Dartford Town Centre's future, including the major projects and how they fit together, visit

Dartford Borough Council has been listening to local views on plans for the town centre. We had a high level of interest in response to the recent public consultation and events earlier this year.  Thank you to the 1,400 people who visited the exhibitions, and the over 200 questionnaire responses.  We also had 21 detailed written responses  PDF, 507.15 KBraising a wide range of issues for consideration.

This input is being reviewed and analysed.  Using the feedback, changes to the Framework will be prepared for Councillors to consider.  The final Town Centre Framework is due to be formally 'adopted' as a Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) in July 2018 to be fully used to decide planning applications, and shaping the future of Dartford town centre.

New Town centre

A summary PDF, 1333.71 KB leaflet outlines the plans for Dartford Town Centre. To find out more detail, the proposals are set out in the  full Draft Framework document.

We previously set out how the draft Framework has been informed by consultation so far PDF, 165.15 KB, and also 'screened' the expected environmental impact   PDF, 261.12 KBof the draft SPD.  For further explanation and background, reports by experts are available on bus provision and parking PDF, 1797.26 KB. See the fact file   PDF, 239.87 KBand a background independent market review PDF, 569.74 KB for data on the growth of the town centre and its commercial potential.

Please contact the LDF Team with queries, or call 01322 343213.

Last Updated: 02nd July 2018 Print Link