British Virgin Islands
Ever since the first piece of land was purchased by the Council at Otterpool, in Dec 2015, for £5m from the Champney Brothers, the fair value of the land has risen by 540%, [...]
White Lion Pub – Cheriton: Demolition or Restoration?
On September 3, 2017, we wrote about the White Lion Pub in Cheriton. At that time, the ownership of the building belonged to Kent County Homes Ltd, which in turn was owned [...]
Otterpool Park Update: The Reuben Brothers Mystery and our Public Rights of Way
Wherever you travel in Sellindge [Kent] you find land earmarked for development, being developed, or land banking by one of these four companies. Cozumel Estates Gladman [...]
Otterpool Park Update: Council Offer £25 million to purchase Racecourse from Reuben Brothers
Exclusive Folkestone & Hythe District Council have received a valuation of between £22 – 36 million pounds for the land owned by the Reuben Brothers company, [...]
Otterpool Park Update: Ten Cllrs Champion High Quality Outcomes for Reuben Brothers & Council
Ten district Cllrs from all parties met behind closed doors at the inaugural Otterpool Park Working Group (OPWG), on the 7th Oct 2019. They were there to discuss how they [...]
Otterpool Park: Another significant data breach?
In the planning application Y19/0257/FH – Otterpool Park the document – Statement Of Community Involvement – has been submitted. At page 9 of the document [...]
Otterpool Park to come before planning by end of February
Cllr David Monk (pictured) at this evening’s full council – 20th Feb 2019 – announced that an outline planning application for 8,500 homes to be constructed [...]
Kent & Canterbury Hospital: Atlas Partners Group Ltd
Atlas Partners Group Ltd (APG Ltd) are a company who have made their intentions known regarding the land involved in the Kent & Canterbury Super Hospital and the 2000 [...]
Otterpool Park Update
The Planning application timetable for Otterpool Park according to confidential documents make it clear that the promoters Folkestone & Hythe District Council (FHDC) and [...]
Otterpool Park Update: Council have signed two option to purchase land agreements with Sellindge farmers & Price Brothers signed option with Cozumel Estates.
EXCLUSIVE: Updated 17:30 Sat 29th Sept The Shepwayvox Team can reveal that Folkestone & Hythe District Council (F&HDC) have signed two option to purchase agreements [...]
Roman Assets: Pensand House & Marlborough Court, Hythe and 3 & 4 Dalby Square Margate
EXCLUSIVE Updated 21st Sept 2020 During the Yeltsin Presidency (1991 – 1999) of the Russian Federation, privatization of the state led to a lot of people become very [...]
The Long Read: Ownership of Pensand House & Marlborough Court Hythe, a little clearer.
It’s complicated, but then it always is when you are looking at opaque offshore structures. The tenants in Pensand House (pictured below after revamp) & Marlborough [...]
The Long Read: – Otterpool Park Update.
Folkestone & Hythe District Council (FHDC) & Cozumel Estates BVI Ltd as joint developers/promoters of Otterpool Park wish to build “low density housing on two [...]
Otterpool Park update – Oh the irony.
On Thursday September 14th 2017 at 9.30am, 17 people gathered at 2 Marsham St London, the home of the Department for Housing, Communities and Local Government. The 17 [...]
Update on Otterpool Park
Warwick Smith in The Guardian sets out that Companies “don’t give their money away for nothing. There is an understanding (rarely made explicit) that large [...]
Property & Land Held in Each Kent District by Overseas Companies.
In conjunction with Ian Driver, a blogger from Thanet, we the Shepwayvox Team, bring you a district by district comparison of how many properties (includes land) are held in [...]
Shepway Property Owned Offshore.
Yesterday, the Land Registry released all the title deeds of all tax haven/offshore companies which own property in the UK. There are, according to the Land Registry, 98,583 [...]
Who is Shelia Diane Jarvis?
First off: the fact that a person living in Shepway or elsewhere in the UK has an account in an offshore jurisdiction is not, in and of itself, evidence of illegal activity. [...]
Dunstall Lane, St Mary’s Bay.
Before we begin our trip down Dunstall Lane, St Mary’s Bay,, we want to explain briefly and broadly what a “Tax haven” is. So we have best left that to [...]
Otterpool Park Update.
On the 4th July 2017 Sajid Javid (pictured) Secretary of State for the Department of Communities & Local Government (DCLG) announced, that £2.3 billion of funding via [...]
The Long Read: The White Lion Pub, Cheriton. Application Y16/0439/SH
The former White Lion Pub in Cheriton (pictured) is owned by Kenty County Homes Ltd, according to the Land Registry, Title Deed. The price is not stated but it is known it [...]
The Long Read: Cozumel Estates Limited a British Virgin Island Company.
After more than a 7,000 mile journey and a little over 30 hours in the air to visit the British Virgin Islands (a known offshore tax haven) we can reveal a little more about [...]
Two For the Price of One
He hails from the birth place of Aphrodite. He owns property in Folkestone via the British Virgin Islands and Loizos Shakallis is very camera shy. Loizos ran a company called [...]
Private landlords get more than £6.7 million in housing benefit from taxpayer, says Shepway District Council.
Housing, it’s all about housing. Shepway District Council wish to allow 26,292 new houses to be built in the district between now and 2030/35. That’s a 54% [...]
19 Castle Hill Avenue Part 3
Oportunitas Ltd a company 100% owned by Shepway District Council, has as you may or may not know, purchased 19 Castle Hill Avenue for £1.2 million pounds on the 19th May [...]