The extent of ownership of British land by offshore companies, generally for tax avoidance and often to conceal dubious wealth is alive and well in Shepway.
If you know who the owner of any of these properties please do get in touch.
Lydd 26, Vinelands, Lydd, Romney Marsh, TN29 9BH is owned by M F AND L LIMITED Registered in the ISLE OF MAN. It cost £100,000 in 2009. This house is right next door to a Cllr Clive Goddard who lives at No 24. Cllr Goddard DOES NOT own no 26.
Land adjoining East Rype Bungalow, Romney Road, Lydd is owned by LYDD HOLDINGS LIMITED, registered in the BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS. It cost £500,000 in 2005.
75, High Street, New Romney, TN28 8AP is owned by UNITED KINGDOM INVESTMENT CORPORATION registered in the USA. It cost £163,000 in 2012
Unit 16, Mountfield Road, New Romney, TN28 8LH is owned by CASS Holdings Ltd registered in Jersey. It cost £1,800,000 in 2007.
Lower Ground Floor Flat, Tideways, Marine Parade, Littlestone, New Romney, TN28 8QW [Leasehold] is owned by Tideways Ltd registered in Anguilla. It cost £90,000 in 2010.
Airspace above 44 Laurel Avenue, St Marys Bay, Romney Marsh, TN29 0SL is owned by AYOT LIMITED. It is registered in JERSEY. Cost unknown Registered on 27/03/2013.
Orchard Cottage and Orchard Caravan Park, Burmarsh Road, Burmarsh is owned by BLOOMSBURY ESTATES LIMITED. It is registered in the BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS. It cost £654,950 on the 16/06/2005
The Coach House, Sandling Road, Sandling, Hythe, CT21 4HG is owned by NEWBURGH HOLDINGS INC. It is registered in the BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS. It cost £1,175,000 in 2009.
Land on the west side of the B2068 road on the north side of the M20 at junction 11, Shepway where the Lorry Park could possibly go or part of it. It is owned by SEABREEZE INVESTMENTS FINANCIAL HOLDINGS LIMITED and registered in Guernsey. It cost £1,400,000 in 2006
Guinea Hall, Ashford Road, Sellindge, Ashford, TN25 6EG is owned by 21 HOLDINGS INC. It is registered in ST KITTS AND NEVIS and cost £2,100,000 in 2009
16, Downsway, Sellindge, Ashford, TN25 6EZ is owned by U.K. PROPERTY PORTFOLIO LIMITED and registered in the British Virgin Islands. It cost £115,000 in 2012.
Springcroft, North Road, Hythe, CT21 5UH is owned by TRC GROUP LIMITED and registered in the British Virgin Islands. It cost £375,000 in 2011.
23, Rampart Road, Hythe, CT21 5BG is owned by RAMP SCI and registered in Luxembourg. It cost £205,000 in 2011.
Ground Floor Flat, 13 Douglas Avenue, Hythe, CT21 5JT [Leasehold] is owned by M F & L LTD registered in The Isle of Man. It cost 58’000 in 2005.
24, Battery Point, Hythe, CT21 5RR is owned by OTTINGE HOLDINGS (GUERNSEY) LIMITED and registered in Guernsey. It’s cost is unknown and was registered on the land registry on 29/07/2011.
Shorncliffe Lodge, Undercliff, Sandgate, Folkestone, CT20 3AT is owned by PAN MANAGEMENT CORPORATION LIMITED and registered in The British Virgin Islands. It cost £750,000 in 2010.
Land and buildings on the North side of Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Folkestone [Read Saga HQ] is owned by ACROMAS INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED and registered in Gibraltar. It cost £11,000,000 in 2013.
19, Cherry Garden Avenue, Folkestone, CT19 5LD is owned by THE PRIVATE EQUITY COMPANY S.A. and registered in Luxembourg. It cost £790,000 in 2013
Bouverie Place, Shopping Centre, Folkestone, CT20 1SS is owened by CCP III SHOPPING FOLKESTONE S.A.R.L. and registered in Luxembourg. It cost £19,700,000 EXCLUSIVE OF VAT in 2013.
66, Tontine Street, Folkestone, CT20 1JP is owned by DAVID’S & E PROPERTIES INVESTMENT LIMITED and registered in the British Virgin Islands. It cost £100,000 in 2012
Plot 51, Churchill Views, Elvington Lane, Hawkinge, Folkestone is owned by CARANIKIAN LIMITED registered in Belize. Cost unknown, registered 2009.