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Weybridge town meetings

In my May 2018 election literature I promised to run town meetings, if elected. My ambition is to try and establish a kind of forum where residents and businesses in Weybridge can come together on a regular basis and talk about the kind of Weybridge we want for the future. Why did I want to […]

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Business Culture Elmbridge government Health Leisure Parking Social Care Surrey government Town Centre Weybridge

Reshaping Weybridge Town Centre

A community hub in Weybridge At the recent Portmore Park and District Residents Association meeting, Weybridge Surrey County Councillor, Tim Oliver spoke about ideas for developing Weybridge town centre. Surrey County and Elmbridge Borough officers and NHS property services have already met to talk about creating a Weybridge Hub on the Weybridge Hospital site.  . […]

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Cobham Elmbridge government Environment Weybridge

Elmbridge gives back after waste contract problems

The Council’s approach Not many people know, but after the problematic start to waste collection under the new contract this time last year, the contractor Amey has had to return nearly £500,000 to Elmbridge Borough. The Council decided that the money returned should not go into the general Council fund, but should in some way […]

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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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Cobham Ditton Hersham Planning Transport Walton Weybridge

Adverts on Roundabouts

Are you keen on having advertisements on our roundabouts in Elmbridge because you you see no harm in them? Or are you dead against them because they impoverish our beautiful borough? A number of proposals have already been withdrawn.  You can see what is proposed by clicking on a roundabout near you. Sainsburys, Portsmouth Road, […]

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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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Town Centre

Morrisons Begin Building

Morrisons tell me that they plan for their contractors to begin to board up the site this week in preparation for the clearing of the site to begin next week.  Morrisons plan to begin recruitment next summer with a view to open Christmas 2014.  Do ask if you have any further questions.

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Parking Town Centre Transport

Morrisons goes ahead

Morrisons has been given the go ahead by Elmbridge’s planning committee: ten in favour, six against and seven abstaining. While I am happy to have a new store, I voted against the proposal because of transport issues, aspects of the design, sales floor size, access from the High Street for pedestrians and access to the […]

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Planning Town Centre Transport

Morrisons

  Morrison’s planning application is set to go to Elmbridge’s planning committee at 7:45, Tuesday, 16 July, in the council chamber at the civic centre. I am on the committee and I want to hear your views.  What do you think of this?  See the video.  Any thoughts on the plane tree in Monument Road?

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Town Centre

Churchfields Meadows

The borough of Elmbridge is now the owner of Churchfields Meadows and it is planned to open the area to the public on Monday, 24 June 2013 following some minor final work to the area to bring it up to the borough’s standards.  The borough is in receipt of the sum of £294,121 from the […]