Gilligham For local government purposes it is also in the unitary authority of Medway. The town includes the settlements of BromptonHempsteadWigmoreParkwood, Rainham which has its own significant retail and leisure hub, Rainham Mark and Twydall. Gillingham means a "homestead of Gylla's family", from Old English ham "village, homestead" and ingas "family, followers"and was first recorded in the 10th century as Gyllingeham.
Gillingham became an urban Gillinghma under the Local Government Actgaining municipal borough status in Under the Local Government Act it became a non-metropolitan district. It merged with the other Medway Towns in the City of Rochester-upon-Medway district in under the s UK local government reformto become part of the Medway unitary authority. Before the Second World War, air raid sirens were placed on the Municipal Buildings, and the local Civil Defence headquarters were in a single-storey building, to the rear of the car park.
In aboutbeneath part of the car park, Gillingham Borough Control Centre was built undergroung.
When Gillingham Borough Council later merged with Rochester upon Medway to form the unitary Medway Authority inNeed a date for a Gillingham buildings were still used as council offices and for meetings for several years. Later, Medway Council then moved into the Platinum escort Kingswood Lloyd's of London headquarters at Chatham Gun Wharf, and the Municipal Buildings were considered surplus to requirements.
They were sold off in under a contract which turned them into a residential care home. The town grew along the road from Brompton on the great lines military barracksto the railway station. As such it was a linear development. Close by was the road along the shore line, linking The Strand, and the tiny village of Gillingham Green. Later, communities developed along the top road- Watling street — turnpike linking Chatham with Dover.
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All these communities merged into the town that is called today Dat. Due to its southerly, sheltered, marine position near the European continent the climate is among the warmest in the whole of England. The name Gillingham is recorded in the Domesday book of It is said to have been named after a warlord, Gyllingas—from the old English gyllanmeaning "to shout".
He was a notable man in Kent history as he led his warriors into battle screaming and shouting. At the time Free job advertising websites Darlington the Norman ConquestGillingham was a small hamlet. It was given to the half-brother of William I of EnglandOdo, Bishop of Bayeuxwho rebuilt the parish church at Gillingham and constructed an Archbishop's Palace on land bordered by Grange Road, the ruins of which could still be seen in the last century.
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