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Elmbridge government Environment Health Leisure Surrey government Town Centre Transport Weybridge

Brooklands Business Park Accessibility Project

Your local councillors recently attended an update briefing from Surrey CC’s Transport Strategy Project Manager and Transport Planner on the work planned to provide improved pedestrian and cycling paths from Weybridge town centre to the station and through to Brooklands Park.  Some preparatory work has already been completed: Last summer clearing of ground-covering scrub and […]

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Health Leisure

Elmbridge Cycle Group

The group’s next ride will begin at the Hand and Spear by Weybridge Station at 10am, on Sunday, 9th December. It will finish at 1pm at the Jolly Farmer Princes Road, Weybridge and be followed by Christmas Lunch  at the Jolly Farmer. If you would like to come to the Christmas Lunch please let them […]

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Education Oxshott Transport

Cycling in Oxshott, Fairmile and Stoke

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.  H G. Wells Cllr John O’Reilly, who represents Hersham at Surrey and is also the chair of Surrey Elmbridge Local Committee, is known as a cyclist and is keen to make cycling safer in Elmbridge.  To do so, would […]

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Safety Surrey government Transport

Potholes

Here is an answer to removing potholes from the highway.  Seven Hills Road could be done in one night. Here is a version with a roller. Here is a version that cuts and seals too. Seven Hills Road potholes could be repaired in the early hours (2am to 4am)  – except one or two of […]

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Surrey government Weybridge

Weybridge Spine Cycleway

We have been promoting a cycleway through Weybridge for a number of years and despite many setbacks, practical steps are now being made.  The cycleway will link Byfleet to Weybridge and pass by M&S, Tescos, The Heights, The London and Brooklands Museum,  Brooklands College, Heathside School, St George’s School, the station and the town centre, […]

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Elmbridge government Leisure Weybridge

Far From the Madding Crowd

Swans canoodling on the Broad Water. If you want to explore a newly opened part of Weybridge, simply walk around the new Broad Water path circuit.  The walk is about three miles long and can be accessed in several places.  From the Thames Path at Cowey Sale car park, Shepperton and Thames Path opposite D’Oyly […]

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Transport

Cycling Vs Driving

Are you safer as a driver or as a cyclist?  In other words would you live longer as a cyclist or a motorist?  You might be surprised to find out that cycling is safer than driving.  Although many people think cycling is more dangerous than driving.  Studies show that driver mortality and morbidity is higher […]

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Parking Planning Safety

Grotto Pub Site

Many of you will know of the Grotto Pub Site.  It was my local when I moved here over thirty years ago. On Monday next a planning application (2015/2042) will be presented for the demolition of the pub and the building of nine one-bedroom flats. There will be no provision for cars on the site […]

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Environment Planning Safety Town Centre Transport

Cycling Strategy comes to Weybridge

The Weybridge cycling campaign welcomes the move to set Weybridge as the town in Elmbridge to begin the new cycling strategy.  This five year strategy looks to the present and future needs of the town in planning new facilities for cyclists.  The main trust will be to plan for a network of safe cycling routes […]

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Leisure Town Centre Transport

Prudential RideLondon

Depending on your point of view, on Sunday, 2 August Weybridge will be either in lockdown or witnessing first-hand the biggest event of the year.  The Prudential RideLondon is the world’s greatest festival of cycling with 95,000+ cyclists participating in events on traffic free roads in London and Surrey.  There are lots of great places […]