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What’s happening with the new Weybridge Cinema?

Much needed town centre development Weybridge residents are looking forward to having a new independent cinema at the site of Weybridge Hall. This might be the first of several enhancements to the life of the town centre. However, people have expressed concern over the lack of any update and apparent delay in the development moving […]

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Environment Parking Planning Town Centre Transport Weybridge

Grants for business

Elmbridge borough has grants to aid businesses  via the Elmbridge Civic Improvement Fund.  Weybridge is the biggest claimer for funds in Elmbridge.  The aim is to support the growth of the local economy.  Funding can help you business with: Shop fronts and signage marketing and promotion town centre events streetscape improvements learning, skills and training Contact 01932 […]

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Town Centre Transport Weybridge

A Vision for Weybridge

Many Weybridge residents have told me that they would like the town centre to have a focal point – what better than to pedestrianise the very centre of the town?  Give your comments.  It is just a very short strip between Baker Street and Churchfields Road but it would make a great difference to the […]

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Town Centre Transport Weybridge

Walking Safely in the High Street

Have you ever walked along Church Street and wondered why pedestrians should give way to traffic coming out of 10 Church Street next to the Golden Place?             Well of course you shouldn’t but the way the footway is laid out makes you think you had better stop for traffic. […]

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Environment Planning Safety Transport

Heathrow

Heathrow was a poor locational choice for a new major airport even when it opened in 1944 and replaced Croydon and Hendon airports.  Also the land for this new London Airport was forcibly purchased by the national government under special powers – the Defence of the Realm Act – without compensation to the landowners specifically […]

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Business Environment Leisure Town Centre

Côte Brasserie comes to Weybridge

The restaurant chain has applied for planning permission to combine two shops: Sevenoaks Sound and Vision and the Nail Company beauty salon into one to provide a larger retail unit.  One of the problems for Weybridge has been the lack of larger retail units, so that combining neighbouring units might be a way forward – […]

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Business

Business Masterclass: a practical leadership guide.

A part of its business development programme Elmbridge has produced a series of events for SMEs.  The first is  business masterclass on leadership skills. This free event will focus on providing business owners, managers, and anyone who leads staff with the practical leadership skills they need to lead effective/productive teams and keep control as the […]

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Business Environment Town Centre Transport

Weybridge Town Centre Traffic

Weybridge town centre needs a comprehensive overhaul – from Balfour Road to Monument Hill and all points in between.   Last year I posted about what we could achieve for Weybridge. What was lacking was not the ideas or the commitment but the availability of funds.  However, there are government funds especially in place for enabling […]

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Business Environment Parking Planning Town Centre Transport

Morrisons

Thank you for all your questions and comments.  These are the answers that Morrison gave me today at our meeting. When will Monument Hill be opened?  This afternoon. Will all of the street work be complete?  No there will be short closures from time to time.  The pedestrian crossing is still to be finished and […]

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Business Safety Town Centre Transport

Morrisons

I plan to meet Morrisons next week. Do tell me if you have any specific or general points you would want me to raise with them.

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