Stone Hill Park is the name of the proposed mixed use scheme for the former Manston Airport site in Thanet.
Our vision for this historic location, respects the past but focuses on the future.
A place of great heritage, but also a place of great opportunity for East Kent.
We will deliver up to 2,500 homes to meet the district’s future housing needs. A wide range of housing types are planned – from starter homes to specialist housing for older people.
We will deliver an advanced manufacturing focused business park with some distribution/storage and office space included.
We will deliver large scale – indoor and outdoor – sports and recreational facilities of significance, with the former runway becoming the focal point for a network of parkland, trails and outdoor space.
We will deliver on our promise to honour the history of this site, with the Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum and RAF museum at the heart of a new heritage hub.
We submitted our planning application and supporting documentation to Thanet District Council on 31 May. These are available to view in the planning section of the council's website. Don't forget to use the ref: OL/TH/16/0550, if using the site's planning search function.
Interested parties will have the opportunity to provide feedback, through the online portal, from 7 June 2016 until 8 July 2016 initially. The application is expected to be discussed by TDC's planning committee at the end of the year.
The report by AviaSolutions cuts through the fog of confusion, deliberately generated by some, to reach a clear conclusion - an airport is not viable on this site.
Talk is cheap, airports are not.
Riveroak and their...Read more
RiverOak’s suggestion that their failure to access the Manston site is the reason for scrapping any formal consultation this year can be taken with a pinch of salt. It appears, the decision was only taken last week.... Read more
Responding to the news that the American investment company RiverOak has failed to meet its September deadline for statutory consultation on its plans to acquire the former Manston Airport site, Ray Mallon, spokesman...Read more
Stone Hill Park, the owners of the Manston Airport site, today applauded Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling as he rebuffed local MP Sir Roger Gale in the Commons.
Sir Roger had called on the Government...Read more
Stone Hill Park is perfectly located at the heart of Thanet, with excellent road connections allowing fast transit to the rest of Kent and beyond. London is less than two hours away by car. Most parts of the site will be a five minute drive (or 20 minute walk) from a new Parkway railway station, offering high speed services to and from the capital, as well as stations to Dover.