Category Archives: Elmbridge Council

Setback for the Green Belt

There was a disappointing result in the Elmbridge Planning meeting last night (7/9/2021) when application 2021/0183 was passed by 9 votes to 7 with 4 abstentions. This application is to build 27 houses/flats, including some affordable housing, at the site below the Medicine Garden on Downside Road. Currently this site is occupied by timber businesses including Challenge Fencing. The plans

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New Local Plan Is Put Back To Officers For Further Work

PORTFOLIO HOLDER AND WORKING GROUP ASK FOR MAJOR REVIEW Elmbridge Borough Council’s Portfolio holder for Planning Cllr. Karen Randolph and the cross party Local Plan Working Group have asked officers to carry out further work to better represent the views and aspirations of the Borough’s councillors. The Local Plan sets out the Council’s ‘Place Shaping’ vision for the next 10

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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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Interview With ERA Councillor Richard Williams

Q: Richard, you’ve been an Elmbridge Borough Councillor since May 2018. What does this involve? Richard: My responsibilities are pretty wide ranging. I’ve chaired two committees, one that focused on the future of our High Streets and what contribution the Council can make to their well-being and one that looks after our countryside. They have involved Councillors from all parties

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