Browsing articles from "September, 2012"
Sep
23
2012

Walton Bridge Meeting Update…………..

Over 100 people were at The Playhouse on 19th September to hear the latest update on the progress of the new Walton Bridge from the engineers and Surrey County Council. Besides the work that has now become visible, they also explained that work had started on drainage for the bridge, including storage tanks in case of oil spills on the road. In addition, they have put in pontoons with a system to catch any boat […]

Sep
20
2012

Managing Development – Community Planning Consultations………..

The Council have begun preparing two policy documents for the Elmbridge Local Plan.  One document, the Settlement ‘Investment and Development’ (ID) Plans, allocates land for development and designates land for protection.  The other document contains the detailed policies that planning applications can be assessed against and will eventually replace the saved policies contained within the existing Replacement Elmbridge Borough Local Plan (2000). To ensure that there was wide consultation about the content of these documents […]

Sep
14
2012

Hotel planning application in Walton….our thoughts….

The Walton Society has sent the letter below to Elmbridge Borough Council in response to the planning application for a Premier Inn Hotel in central Walton. The Walton Society 63 Stoke Road Walton on Thames Surrey KT12 3DD   14 September 2012  Planning reference 2012/2931 Laura Davies, Planning Officer, Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, Esher. Dear Laura Davies, On behalf of the Walton Society I wish to object to the proposed Premier Inn Hotel on […]

Sep
11
2012

Heritage Day 2012……..

Heritage Day this year (September 8th) was blessed with the best weather we have yet to see for the event, now in its 16th year. We attracted a healthy number of visitors over the afternoon, and several of the stalls present recorded takings well above 2011’s.  Many of the local groups and charities that take stalls on Walton Wharf see the day as a key event to raise funds for their chosen charitable purpose, and […]

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