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The Parish of Higham nestles between the River Thames and the North Downs midway between Gravesend and the Medway towns.  It is part of Gravesham Borough within the County of Kent. Charles Dickens, the celebrated English novelist, made Higham his home in 1856 and died here at Gads Hill Place in June 1870. Much more information and news throughout this web site - please explore it fully.

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Important information about the public consultation and local events.
>> Please click here for LTC Web Update 15 <<


Thanks to everyone who completed the questionnaire. See a copy of our formal Parish Council response.

The next phase of the campaign will begin soon - updates will be posted here on this web page...
In the meantime the petition to the Government is still open - online link below or sign the green forms and drop off at Higham Pharmacy, Greengrocer or Post Office - we've collected over 2,000 signatures!


See photographs of the Public Meeting with
Highways England, Saturday 12th March 2016
>> See video recordings of the Question and Answer session:
Part One | Part Two |Part Three
Link to the Radio Kent debate on Lower Thames Crossing.

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Download and print our NO to Option C poster
 (Formats:  Word | PDF | JPEG | GIF )

Protest Letter to Secretary of State for Transport.
(Download letter in
PDF | Word | plain text )

Higham villagers turned out on Saturday 13th February to demonstrate against Option C
whilst BBC South East Today reporter Fiona Irving interviewed Cllr Harold Craske.
Fiona Irving filming Higham villagers protesting against Option C

Higham Parish Council and our Borough Councillors held an initial information meeting
on Friday 12th February 7.30pm in Higham Memorial Hall.

Next PC Meeting is: 23rd May 2016

L a t e s t    U p d a t e s   a n d   E v e n t s..

April 2016 DRAFT PC Minutes | May PC Meeting Agenda
A Royal Celebration
| Lower Thames Crossing Update

River Thames Evening Cruise |

Nowadays a private school, Gads Hill Place was Charles Dickens home until he died.

A reminder that Higham village is a rural community.
Charles Dickens' Gads Hill Place, now a private school Higham is a rural community between the Medway Towns and Gravesend
Local traffic always gives way to large farm vehicles photograph of Parish Council Noticeboard outside Higham Library, November 2009

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