Former Smiths Medical Site, Hythe, KEnt

Roddy New Homes purchased this brownfield site in December 2022. It is an 8 Acre Site which had been vacant since 2017, which is now allocated for mixed use development under the local plan, which will provide direct links to the sea front for easy access cycling and walking along the coast. The scheme will provide much needed starter houses in the area.


  • Location: Hythe, Kent
  • History: Brownfield site
  • Site size: 8 Acre Site


  • 86 residential homes
  • 152m2 of Commercial space
  • 66 Bedroom Care Home

More information about the site:

The houses comprise of 2 & 3 bedroom homes with off street parking along with rear private gardens.

The apartments comprise of 1 & 2 bedroom each with outdoor space and off-street parking.

The commercial space consist of 2 spaces totalling 76m2 each. There will be a dedicated community hub managed by the residents with space as a work from home area and outside seating.

The remaining commercial space will be allocated as a startup space for a local business in the Hythe area at a heavily reduced discount in the first instance the space will be offered rent free for 3 years to any Resident who purchases a Home and needs a start-up space to establish their business/service.

We have partnered with Boutique Care Homes who will deliver the 66 Bed Care Home. Boutique like us is a family run business and they provide best in class Dementia and Residential care.

The Development will make £1.2m in CIL ad S106 Contribution to the local Community.

Place Making Considerations

  1. Considering the local architecture and surroundings of the area in the design consideration.
  2. Providing new infrastructure that benefits the scheme and the surrounding community.
  3. Providing direct access for the Scheme to the established recreation ground and its amenities directly on the doorstep.
  4. Providing commercial space to allow integration and community interaction.
  5. The creation of a Care Home facility that will provide local jobs and on-going employment opportunities for local business serving the needs of the Care Home
  6. Providing direct access to 16 acres of outstanding recreational space


  1. All homes will be constructed from Timber Frame structures which is a carbon neutral process even allowing its transportation to site.
  2. EV chargers
  3. Solar PV
  4. Air Source Heat Pumps
  5. Enhanced Insulation Installation On Commercial and Care Home Buildings
  6. BREEAM Very Good rating
  7. Ecological Enhancements

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