A major redevelopment of Chatham railway station is due to begin. The upgrades include a complete remodelling and makeover of the station forecourt and roads around the station, resurfacing of pavements and walkways, new taxi and drop-off bays and new public art. The improvement works, which form part of Medway Council’s Chatham placemaking initiative, will enhance connectivity between the town’s key transport and commercial centres and also improve passenger experience through investments in public spaces around the station. Cllr Rodney Chambers, Medway Council’s portfolio holder for strategic regeneration, said: ‘This project will make it easier for residents and visitors to access the station and will continue to improve the links between the station and Chatham town centre. ‘These works will enhance the Chatham placemaking project to create an easier journey for pedestrians and cyclists from the railway station to the waterfront bus station and town centre. ‘There has been huge … (To read the full article, subscribe below)

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