Planning Weybridge

Conservation wins the day

On Tuesday, 27th November, Elmbridge Borough Council Full Planning Committee overturned the decision of the sub-committee which deals with planning decisions in Weybridge, and refused permission to build ten flats at the junction of Balfour and Devonshire Roads. The position of the proposed building, in Weybridge Town Centre Conservation area, is just beyond the junction […]

Environment Housing Parking

Churchfield Allotments

The Lib Dems in Weybridge have inadvertently stirred up a brouhaha by mistakenly placing a Social Housing label close to Churchfield Allotments in our April Focus! This raised a concern among people living in neighbouring roads, who approached the owners of the allotments, the Weybridge Charity, to find out if there were any plans to […]

Countryside Elmbridge government Environment Events Weybridge

Thames riverside enhancement and maintenance

Thursday 5th October 7.30 for 8.00 Small Hall St James Church Centre Come and find out how the Thames Landscape Strategy is working to improve riverbank management and enhance the overall riverside environment along the stretch of the Thames from Weybridge to Kew. Don’t know anything about the Thames Landscape Strategy? Take a look here […]

Cobham Planning

White Lion Hotel

Proposals for this key site in Cobham have been around for a number of years. This evening members of the West Area Planning Committee were presented with a planning application for the conversion of the White Lion Hotel into flats, the demolition of the Cobham Lodge Hotel and the erection of 50 dwellings on the […]


Clothes Collection

Clothes+ is a charitable collection service for unwanted items, which the borough runs in partnership with the British Heart Foundation. So far, in 2014 the borough has passed on 22 tons of items for the BHF to sell in their shops and there’s another cycle of collections this September. There is also a free reminder […]

Planning Town Centre Transport

Morrisons – Officers say yes

  The planning professionals at Elmbridge and Surrey have given their recommendation for the borough to permit the development of a new Morrisons in Monument Hill.  In precise terms “… it is considered that this scheme be recommended for planning permission… “.  Have a read of their report (Morrisons 2013-1611) and tell me what you think. Twenty-three […]

Planning Town Centre

Morrison Drop-in today

Morrisons have not yet applied for planning permission because they would first like to get your feedback at a drop-in session today The details are: Today, Thursday, 21 March, 1:30pm – 9pm The Parish Centre, St James Church, Church Lane If you can, please take a look at the plans and judge them for yourself.  […]

Town Centre

Monument Green Lampposts

Following concerns that modern lampposts are being installed in Monument Green, I have gained assurances from Surrey staff that five heritage lampposts are to be installed shortly.  Their locations are marked in yellow on the map below. .