On the 14th May 2013 a planning application was submitted to develop Eversley College, Coolinge Lane Folkestone – ref Y13/0175/SH (page 67 onwards) to SDC (now Folkestone & Hythe District Council).
The site was purchased on 7 June 2012 for £1,350,000 according to the land registry by Landcap Development Eversley Limited (Landcap).
The Registered Owners/Directors of Landcap Development Eversley Ltd are: Mr Faris Michael McKinnon (pictured) and Mr Rakan McKinnon
The site was developed out by Quinn Wilson Estates who converted the period redundant boarding school into a development of 23 apartments and 2 cottages set within a gated and landscaped setting close to Sandgate Primary School.
On 14 May 2013 Planning Permission was granted by SDC. At this time the Folkestone and Hythe Conservative Association had a debt of £13,912. This would climb to
Landcap paid a £3000 donation to the Folkestone & Hythe Conservative Association on the 9/04/15.
Four companies were involved in developing Eversley Park they were:
Quinn Wilson Estates Ltd,
Landcap Development Eversley Limited,
Pentland Homes Limited
Eversley Park Management (Sandgate) Limited.
The Last Company – Eversley Park Management (Sandgate) Limited. has a Director which also sits on the main company Landcap Development Eversley Limited – that being Mr Rakan McKinnon
What Do we Know about Quinn Wilson Estates Ltd?
We know they are Quinn Wilson Estates Limited are based near Canterbury and gave £9,000 to Folkestone and Hythe Conservatives on 20 May 2015 almost two years after SDC gave permission in the Chamber. So between Lancap and Quinn Wilson Estates the local Folkestone & Hythe Conservative Association had its debts almost wiped out.
The Directors of Quinn Wilson Estates at the time were Mark Quinn & James Pace, according to Companies House.
What’s your perspective on the donations made by the owner and developer to the Folkestone and Hythe Conservatives Association?
If you know anything else which may be of use, about Eversley College, do let us know.
The Shepwayvox Team
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