Our Homes

Oportunitas’ property portfolio consists of a variety of properties within the Folkestone and Dover areas

Royal Victoria Hospital

This wonderful Victorian building was built in 1890 and was originally Folkestone’s main hospital. It has now been converted by Alliance Construction into 18 high quality apartments.

A range of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments have all been finished to a high standard and many with original features. Several apartments have an external space and all apartments have parking.

With Radnor Park directly outside your front door and Folkestone Central station a mere 5-minute walk away.

Phase 2 of the development is now under construction that will bring forwards an additional 19 high quality apartments for rent that are scheduled for completion in 2023. To find out more and to register your interest please visit: https://rvhproperties.co.uk/

Our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the management of the business and for setting the overall direction and strategy within the stated objectives; for preparing, reviewing and maintaining the company’s Business Plan and for reporting to the Council.

Councillor James Butcher
Councillor John Wing
Councillor Adrian Lockwood
Councillor Clive Goddard

Oportunitas is administered by the following officers of Folkestone & Hythe District Council which charges Oportunitas for the time they spend on Oportunitas business.

Andy Blaszkowicz – Corporate Director
Nicola Murton – Solicitor
Daniella Loxton – Capital and Treasury Accountant
Gavin Edwards – Board Administrator

All accounts and Company documentation relating to the Company can be found at Companies House.

The Company is a ‘controlled company’, as defined in the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 as it is a subsidiary company of the local authority.

Company Documents

Please find below key documentation including our progress reports and business plan

Key Documentation Company Progress Reports
Oportunitas Business Plan 2022-23 2023 – 2024

1. Oportunitas Progress Report – 2022-23 to 31 March 2023 – Reported October 2023
2. Oportunitas Quarterly Report – 2023-24 Reported October 2023
3. Oportunitas progress report 2023-24 To 31 October 2023 – Reported December 2023

2022 – 2023

1. Oportunitas Progress Report 2022 to 31 March 2022 – Reported to Cabinet July 2022
2. Oportunitas progress report 2022-23 – Reported to Cabinet October 2022
3. Oportunitas Progress Report 2022-23 To 31 October 2022 – Reported to Cabinet January 2023

4. Oportunitas Progress report 2022-23 and Business Plan 2023-24 – Reported to Cabinet March 2023

2021 – 2022

1. Company Progress Report (April 2021-July 2021) Reported October 2021

2. Company Progress Report (April 2021 to November 2021) Reported January 2022

3. Company Progress Report (April 2021 to January 2022 and 2022-23 Business Plan) Reported March 2022


1. 2020-21 Company Progress Report (April-October 2020) – Reported December 2020

2. 2020-21 Company Progress Report (April 2020- January 2021) – Reported March 2021

3. 2020-21 Company Progress Report (April 2020-March 2021) – Reported June 2021


Our Partners

Smith Woolley and Reeds Rains let our properties and provide a fully managed service for our tenants on our behalf.

Smith Woolley
43 Castle Hill Avenue
CT20 2RB
Tel: 01303 228 715
Email: lettings@smithwoolley.com

Reeds Rains
85 Sandgate Road
CT20 2AF
Tel: 01303 850 200
Email: folkestone.lettings@reedsrains.co.uk

Get In Touch

For further information on Oportunitas, please contact us using the form.

You can also contact Gavin Edwards on 01303 853436 or by email: info@oportunitas.co.uk

Address: Oportunitas Ltd, c/o Folkestone & Hythe District Council, The Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QY

Company number: 09038505

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