Category Archives: Planning

Esher Place Appeal Update

The Appeals for the 6 planning applications at Esher Place are being considered by the Planning Inspector. Application Reference: 2020/0437 – Appeal Reference: APP/K3605/W/21/3275789 Application Reference: 2020/0438 – Appeal Reference: APP/K3605/W/21/3275803 Application Reference: 2020/0439 – Appeal Reference: APP/K3605/W/21/3275808 Application Reference: 2020/0440 – Appeal Reference: APP/K3605/W/21/3275811 Application Reference: 2020/0567 – Appeal Reference: APP/K3605/Y/21/3275801 Application Reference: 2020/0568 – Appeal Reference: APP/K3605/Y/21/3275807 The

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Please join us for a talk on protecting the Green Belt and our AGM – 18th Nov

We would really appreciate your support this Thursday 18th November 2021 at 7.30 pm at our AGM. This year we have a short talk by Richard Knox-Johnston who is Chairman of the London Green Belt Council about their campaigns. The LGBC has been very supportive of our fight against Sandown Park and will support us on other potential challenges –

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85 High Street, Esher (old ABC Music) refused planning consent

The planning applications at the old ABC Music building on the high street have been refused planning consent by the Elmbridge Planning department. The reason given for Planning application 2021/3275 was: The proposed development, by reason of its part two-storey/part single storey rear extension, front railings, rear dormer window, alterations to the fenestration and internal alterations to the ground floor,

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Which buildings or landscapes make Elmbridge special?

This press release by Elmbridge BC aims to identify buildings or landscapes that should have special consideration at planning meetings. Please think about the buildings/landscapes in Esher/Hersham (and the rest of Elmbridge) that are special to you and make a submission by 16th November: Residents in Elmbridge are being asked to offer suggestions for the ‘local heritage list’, a selection

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Esher Place – Appeals Submitted by Developers

The developers have submitted appeals against last year’s refusal of planning permission at Esher Place. The appeal will go to the Secretary of State. The ERA will be reviewing the appeals and submitting a response. If you wish to make comments, or modify/withdraw your previous objection, you can do so online at https://acp.planninginspectorate.gov.uk. All further representations must be submitted to

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Cafe Rouge Planning Application

There has been a planning application for the old Cafe Rouge site on the corner of Station Road and Portsmouth Road. The application is for “Development to provide to provide a detached seven-storey building comprising flexible commercial (E) or drinking establishment uses on ground floor and basement level and up to 38 residential (C3) units on upper floors, with associated

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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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