About the Properties

18-24 The Old High Street
The development of these buildings comprised of refurbishment, part reconstruction and part extension due to the critical status determined by FTHI. The premises are now in use, with both commercial and residential tenants.

23-29 The Old High Street
The development comprised of the refurbishment, part reconstruction and part extension of the buildings at 23, 25 and 27 the Old High Street, Folkestone, extending onto the gap site at 29 Old High Street. The buildings in this area have great heritage value.

1 Grace Hill
The proposed works to the front elevation returned the building to its former glory and make it once again a pleasing sight to the street scene.

29 Rendezvous Street (Prince Albert Inn)
The proposed works will bring the vacant ground floor shop space back into use and repair the lower section of the building.

Parade, Bayle and Tontine Steps
Martello Consultants have been instructed to work up drawing specifications and a Pre-tender estimated for the provision and reinstatement of railings and handrails from historic photographs. Parade Steps is completed, Bayle and Tontine Steps started May 2018.

30-34 Rendezvous Street
Number 30 opened as The South of England Telephone Exchange in 1884, one of seven telephone companies covering the whole of Great Britain. It became a cycle manufacturer in 1890, before changing to a costumier in the 1900s.

40 The Old High Street
The proposal was for the refurbishment of the original shop front and first floor fenestration reinstatement and new timber sash windows destroyed by fire.

61 Tontine Street
The works included the removal of security shutter and the reinstatement of a timber glazed shop front to meet the character of Conservation Area.

4a Church Street
The former Felleberg College is now commercial shops. The original parapet was damaged and removed and now reinstated using FTHI grant funding.