Thursday, 19 May 2022.


Vision: Creation of an integrated community within a Garden Village environment

Sir Patrick Abercrombie’s original vision and plan for a much larger ‘small town’ has never been accomplished until now. Barratt Homes and Persimmon Homes are realising the opportunity to complete the Aylesham masterplan and regenerate a unique settlement in Kent.


Kingsferry Place, Iwade by Ward Homes, part of the Barratt Group

Barratt Homes has enjoyed an enviable reputation for building quality homes since 1958. It is now building more homes than ever before, in an ever increasing number of new locations. The choice of homestyles it provides is also evolving to incorporate new designs, concepts and living formats based on the needs of our customers.

At every stage of the process, from designing and planning to the final finishing touches, Barratt keep in mind the emotional and practical priorities of the people who will be living in the new homes. All of Barratt’s people, whether they are land buyers, site managers or marketing staff, deliver their very best at all stages of the business.The British Home Builders Federation ‘Five Star Housebuilder Award’ has been awarded to Barratt Homes for superior building standards and positive recommendation by customers.

Sholden entrance feature shot

Sholden Fields, Deal by Ward Homes, part of the Barratt Group

Persimmon Homes has more than 35 years experience providing a distinctive range of traditional homes throughout Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire. Our policy is one of providing our customers with a home that is planned to meet the demands of today’s lifestyle, in keeping with the local environment and a home that is a sound investment for the future.

Persimmon Homes builds around 10,000 beautifully designed new homes a year in more than 400 prime locations nationwide, and is committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service. It also takes environmental responsibilities very seriously and is passionate about designing homes which are sensitive to the environment in which they are built.