Our site in located in Crouch Lane, Borough Green and was originally one large area of land consisting of 27 acres, named Black Horse Farm. The land was later split into three plots and sold off separately. Plot 2 was acquired in 2004 and was solely owned for the purpose of family equestrian use. The area of Borough Green is beautifully rural, based in the Countryside and is within an area of ‘Outstanding Natural Beauty’.
The Plot was acquired with certain buildings already available, consisting of a mobile home and storage units. As part of the equestrian venture further outbuildings were added and improvements made to include a large equestrian menage and 5 stables, all surrounded by natural post and rail fencing to segregate the land from surrounding plots. There is approximately 8 acres of grazing and 1.5 acres of woodland. Parking facilities were also added.
Due to the family later moving area and purchasing further land with residential prospects, this meant that the space at Borough Green was available and looking for a new venture. What better way to utilise this but to support the families passion in Special Educational Needs and explore using the facilities to accommodate the substantial growing need for alternative learning.
The venue is ‘unique’ which is a significant growing requirement for Special Educational Needs (SEN) within the surrounding areas of Kent. It is set within an ideal location for the catchment area and offers ideal community areas (local shops /church /markets) etc, all forming part of the life skill opportunities we hope to incorporate in our future services.