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St Mary's Island


  • Project type: houses and apartments
  • Full address: 1 Dunlin Drive, St Marys Island, Chatham Maritime, Kent
  • Postcode: ME4 3JA
  • Location type: town
  • Number of dwellings: 151 (no affordable housing)
  • Dwelling type: 7 apartment blocks: e.g. Cromarly House 15 apartments, 8 3-bedroom, 2 3- bedroom duplex, 3 2-bedroom, 2 2-bedroom duplex. 50 3- or 4-bedroom houses
  • Site area / density: 7.4 acres (2.96 ha) / 22.2 units per acre (51/ha)
  • Parking ratio: Over 1.5 per dwelling
  • Typical unit area: Typical areas: 2 bedroom duplex: 99.24 sq.m, 3 bedroom duplex, 160.15 sq.m

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Key information


Chatham, Kent


South East


2004 winner