Browsing articles from "February, 2012"
Feb
28
2012

Trying to clear the muddy waters…….

Walton Swimming Pool Site Last September Elmbridge’s Cabinet authorised bids to be solicited for the sale of the former Walton Swimming Pool site behind Kings Road. At this February’s Council meeting, with a sale likely in the short term, I asked for and was given an assurance that no bidder would be given any words of encouragement about favourable treatment for any planning application that might seek to vary the permission already given for 22 […]

Feb
25
2012

Dairy Crest Site……..

A number of Planning applications have been made for this site and the adjacent Industrial site over the last few years. Clearly it is important for the people of Walton in general and the residents of Church Walk, Churchfield and Winchester Roads in particular that the final approved planning consent for these sites takes into account their wishes and requirements in addition to those of the Applicant. Despite being in a minority on the Planning […]

Feb
24
2012

Dairy Crest Site Redvelopment Plans Refused

On Monday ( 20th February), Elmbridge’s North Area Planning committee considered the latest application from Travis Perkins (TP) to redevelop the Dairy Crest site that sits behind 57 – 61 High Street, right by the traffic lights opposite the War Memorial. TP have already been given permission (at an Appeal hearing in 2009 ) for a redevelopment scheme that would see a distribution outlet for City Plumbing Supplies (CPS) fronting the High Street, of 744 […]

Feb
23
2012

Our Central Ward Candidate…….

Introducing Neil Luxton The side panel gives details of the Adoption Meeting EGM on MONDAY FEBRUARY 27th to choose who will stand as Walton Society candidates in the May Elections. In the meantime, members of the Society’s Election Committee have been discreetly sounding out potential candidates and unanimously recommend NEIL LUXTON as their choice for Walton Central ward.  Neil is passionate about our community in Walton. He has lived in Mayo Road with his wife […]

Feb
23
2012

Drewitts Court Car Park…….still not finished

It is almost a year since we became aware of a sly attempt by Council Officers to close the access from the back of Drewitts Court Car Park to and from Bridge Street. Many local residents and traders were appalled at the implications of this including being forced to make a more dangerous right turn from Hepworth Way to Bridge Street at the Playhouse. We gathered over 600 signatures to a petition against the proposal, […]

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