Whitecliffe, formally known as Eastern Quarry, is the largest development site in Ebbsfleet Garden City. The 667-acre Site is owned by Eastern Quarry Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary of Henley Camland who acquired it from its previous owners Landsec in March 2018.  Henley Camland is managing the delivery of the infrastructure, while parcels of land are built out by individual housing developers. 

One of the largest development sites in the UK, Whitecliffe is set against a unique landscape of cliffs, lakes and green spaces with planning permission for:

6,250 new homes – from apartments to family homes

New education facilities – three new primary schools, one secondary school and state of the art sports facilities

50,000 sq ft for a community centre and health facility

A new market centre with public square, shops, bars, restaurants and office space

30% Open Space, including a new urban park, playing fields, six dual use sports pitches, six tennis courts and allotments

Whitecliffe is formed by three separate but complimentary villages:

Whitecliffe benefits from excellent public transport links to all parts of the country as well as London, Kent and Europe.  Located 19 miles to the South East of Central London, Whitecliffe is in a key location, next to Bluewater Shopping Centre and Ebbsfleet International Train Station, with its 17 minute journey to Central London and via Eurostar to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam.  These outstanding transport links are completed by the A2(M) which runs along the Northern boundary and the M25 which only 3 miles away. 

Whitecliffe Timeline


Alkerden Farm

Alkerden Farm

Following approval from EDC, you’ll see some site activity around the outbuildings at Alkerden Farm.  This will not affect Alkerden Barn or the adjoining farmhouse,  which will be protected during the work.

Back to work…

Back to work…

Following Covid-19, contractors are now back on site and confirming to Government working guidelines. Earthworks continue…


First phase of Castle Hill, consisting of 850 homes complete

First phase of Castle Hill, consisting of 850 homes complete

Pub operated by Shepherd Neame under construction at Castle Hill / Local shops underway at Castle Hill / Consultation takes place for education hub / Consultation takes place for Alkerden Barn and Park