Ebbsfleet Green

The first garden city for 100 years, Ebbsfleet is a flagship scheme for the country, showing how ambitious housing targets can be met through successful partnership work between central and local government and developers.

Ebbsfleet Green development

Key stats

120 jobs created on site

including 70 in Redrow's new South East office

25.9 acres of green space

including play areas, sports pitch, pavilion & allotments

900 new homes

including 225 affordable homes (25%)

> £19M community contributions

via section 106 agreements

Once in a generation opportunity

Championed as a solution to the housing shortage by central government, Ebbsfleet Garden City is delivering high quality new homes as part of a sustainable new community. The predominantly brownfield site had long been identified as an ideal location for major development. Plans for up to 15,000 homes were announced in the 2014 Budget, with up to £200 million of infrastructure funding available to kick-start Ebbsfleet Garden City.

Ebbsfleet Green

Community contributions

Redrow is contributing more than £19 million to the local community via section 106 agreements, linked to the planning applications. These include:


  • £13 million for schools 
  • £4.4 million towards transport management and infrastructure 
  • £832,000 youth purpose contribution 
  • £430,000 for local libraries 


In addition, £1.5 million of funding was provided for archaeological investigations.

Ebbsfleet Green

A sustainable community

Ebbsfleet Green is much more than a commuter base, it’s a vibrant and sustainable new community and was part of the NHS’s Healthy New Towns Network (run from 2016-2019) which aimed to improve the health of the nation by creating healthier places to live. Every element has been carefully considered, with footpaths, cycleways and tree-lined avenues linking the homes to the wider neighbourhood and amenities. One third of the development has been safeguarded for public open space and sports fields, encouraging residents to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. Play areas have been delivered on phases 2 and 4, while a trim trail and multiuse games area is in place on phase 1.

Ebbsfleet Green


Allotments and orchards have also been designed with sustainability and healthy living in mind, while biodiversity is enhanced through the planting of native tree and shrubs and wildlife friendly species around the ponds and swales, which form part of the sustainable urban drainage system through the spine of the site.

Allotments on site

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