RiverOak Strategic Partners
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RiverOak Strategic Partners (RSP) is today (16 July 2018) re-submitting its application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) in which it seeks development consent and compulsory acquisition powers over the Manston Airport site. RSP’s plan for Manston envisages the airport as a major international cargo hub, as well…read more
RiverOak Strategic Partners parliamentary briefing focuses on the hi-tech potential for Manston to improve air cargo productivity
Members of Parliament including the Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, the chair of the All Party Group on General Aviation; Keith Prince AM, Member of the Transport Committee on the London Assembly…read more
RiverOak Strategic Partners has temporarily withdrawn its DCO application in respect of Manston Airport. This is not uncommon with DCOs and RSP is in dialogue with the Planning Inspectorate in order that the application can be resubmitted as soon as possible.read more
RiverOak Strategic Partners has today dispatched 63 documents, containing almost 11,000 detailed pages of proposals and plans to re-open Manston Airport as an air freight hub with complementary passenger and general aviation services, to the Planning Inspectorate in Bristol. The Development Consent Order application includes a full Environmental Statement, a four-volume Economic Assessment…read more
Following a request from Canterbury City Council, RiverOak Strategic Partners has set out the full extent of the publicity outreach campaign in Herne Bay surrounding the January 2018 public consultation exercise. onsultation postcards were delivered by hand to over 50,000 properties, including all those in Herne Bay, Ramsgate and surrounding areas, between 6 and 13 January 2018…read more
As aircraft noise is the most perceptible effect from an airport, this issue has naturally caused the most concern for local residents. This is the case particularly for the noise generated by night flights. This statement sets out the current position and how it will be finalised.
We are designing Manston so that our customers are both able and incentivised to fly during the day. The airport is being designed so that capacity comfortably exceeds demand in order, principally, to provide a high quality of service to customers by reducing…read more
We have been advised that Deal Library will now close this week and will reopen on 20 February. For any Deal residents still wishing to view consultation documents, including the full Preliminary Environmental Information Report (PEIR), or collect a feedback form ahead of the consultation deadline this Friday, 16 February, there are several options open to you:
1. View/download the documents and submit your feedback via our website www.rsp.co.uk/statutory-consultation;
2. Visit either Ramsgate, Margate or Herne Bay Libraries…
Despite some appalling January weather, 870 people attended the two RiverOak consultation events this week, in Ramsgate and Herne Bay, to review its refined plans for Manston Airport and speak with some of the firm’s environmental and planning experts, as well as the RiverOak team, about a wide range of issues – including a proposed Noise Mitigation plan, fully developed Preliminary Environmental Information Report and amended masterplan for the airport.read more
Two consultation events by RiverOak Strategic Partners (RiverOak) take place this week, on the opportunity to revive Manston Airport as an air freight hub, with the airport site no longer under threat of rezoning – following last week’s council vote.
Although not underestimating the huge task ahead of the council to reshape and regain support for its Local Plan, RiverOak has welcomed the decision not to re-designate the airport for mixed use, including housing – believing that it is not…
Planning company RPS and law firm Bircham Dyson Bell have written on behalf of their client RiverOak Strategic Partners (RiverOak) to the Chief Executive of Thanet District Council, Madeline Homer, to set out why a decision to progress the Council’s Local Plan at a full Council meeting on Thursday 18 January would be flawed.
The decision before the Council is whether to submit the Local Plan for examination, and yet much of the evidence on which it should be based is missing or out of date. The Council claims that the airport site is needed for housing, yet has not explained why it rejected so many proposed…
New report shows no need for housing on the Manston Airport site to meet Thanet District Council’s housing needs
A new report prepared on behalf of RiverOak Strategic Partners (RiverOak) shows that the housing need in the district of Thanet in Kent can be met without discarding aviation uses and redeveloping Manston Airport…read more
Refined proposals and plans to reduce the impact of aircraft noise form heart of 2018 Manston Airport Consultation
RiverOak Strategic Partners has published a draft Noise Mitigation Plan, which includes plans to restrict the operation of noisier types of aircraft and night…read more
RiverOak has today (Friday 5 January 2018) published details of a further public consultation, on proposals to reopen Manston Airport, in a Statement of Community Consultation. The consultation will be held from Friday 12 January to Friday 16 February 2018 and will include…read more
Following the recent announcement that RiverOak Strategic Partners will be offering the public an opportunity to comment on its now fully-developed proposals for Manston Airport, prior to submitting the Development Consent Order application, RSP can now confirm the dates and venues for consultation events will be as follows…read more
RiverOak Strategic Partners Ltd is to give the public a further chance to comment on its proposals to reopen Manston Airport as a cargo-based hub, before making an application to the Secretary of State for Transport for a Development Consent Order in the New Year.
George Yerrall said: “We have been…”
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