Another one bites the dust

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There it goes. Land at Conyer earmarked for development Copyright: N Chadwick There it goes. Land at Conyer earmarked for development
Copyright: N Chadwick

Last night I travelled to Conyer Creek. There is a spot on the wall of the old brickfields where you can sit and with a view down the river and hear the nightingales sing. Last night one sang it’s full repertoire, whistling and syruping and twizzling amidst the scrub. It is the last spring that a nightingale will sing from this spot. It is the last spring I can sit at the bend of the creek and see the shelduck fly to the marshes. Conyer Creek, along with seemingly every other little scrubby delight in Kent, has been given over to development.

A company called Pod Architects is developing 24 luxury homes on the site. Twenty Four? I very much doubt this will be the affordable housing the government dupes us into thinking it is supplying. Instead it…

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One Comment to “Another one bites the dust”

  1. Thanks for re-blogging my piece on Conyer. I am more than happy to raise awareness of the terrible loss of these sites from which no one will gain other than the developers.

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