Category Archives: Planning

Green Belt could be sold under new Local Plan

As Elmbridge Borough Council officers prepare the new Local Plan there is increasing concern that, in an effort to get close to the Government’s spuriously concocted housing numbers, they will propose giving up some ‘less well performing’ Green Belt land to developers. Many of you will have completed last year’s consultation that sought views on how the Council might hit

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Elmbridge councillors have unanimously rejected The Jockey Club’s plans to build 318 apartments and construct a 150 bed hotel on Sandown Park – Green Belt land. Following a powerful campaign for SaveEsherGreenbelt, councillors of all affiliations voted to reject the recommended application. A very powerful 3 Minute Objection speech by Linda Stotesbury of SEG was followed by a thorough site

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New Elmbridge Local Plan

​The Council is carrying out a public consultation on their “5 Options” for the New Local Plan. The consultation started on 19th August and runs to 30th September. The existing plan, being replaced next year, is based on the Council’s ability to identify land in the borough for the construction of 225 dwellings per annum. There are currently, approximately, 280 approved planning

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