Category Archives: Campaigns

Developer loses Esher Place House appeal

We are incredibly pleased to see that the crass, inappropriate proposals for Esher Place House have been roundly rejected by His Majesty’s Inspectors. His, often quite scathing, decision can be found on the Elmbridge Planning portal under application number 2020/0437. The key point made by the inspector reads: “The proposal would result in very considerable harm to the significance of

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Community Infrastructure Levy Project Funding

The meeting of the Local Spending Board – Esher and Hersham was held this evening, with the local Ward Councillors including Richard Williams and David Young from ERA. The purpose was to review infrastructure projects that had been submitted for the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) funding. Unfortunately the local fund didn’t have much money left – just £66k for Esher

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A244 (Copsem Lane) Road Safety Improvements Needed!

Safety improvements at two key points on the Copsem Lane stretch of the A244 are being considered but it is all too slow. The first is the junction of Copsem Lane/Claremont Lane/Milbourne Lane/Claremont Drive. This staggered junction is a nightmare for pedestrians with traffic coming from multiple directions, narrow pavements and views obscured by gate posts. There are 3 schools

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