Browsing articles from "October, 2012"
Oct
24
2012

Redevelopment of the “Dairy Crest” site, 57 -61 High Street is on……..

The former Dairy Crest site has been empty for over 6 years and has become dilapidated and in need of redevelopment. However, the decision of the Planning Inspector on 9th September to allow the appeal from Travis Perkins (TP) and grant planning permission for their latest scheme is a major disappointment to us. TP’s endeavours to over-develop this site go back to early 2008. Later that year they formally submitted their plans for a 744 […]

Oct
18
2012

The P & Q site Planning Application……………

Members must by now be aware of the Planning Application for the P & Q site (formerly Courts) on the corner of Manor Road and Terrace Road. The proposal is for a building occupying the full site of two to five storeys. This will have two large retail units on the ground floor and the rest of the building will be a 95 bedroom Premier Inn. Parking for 13 vehicles, including 2 disabled spaces, is […]

Oct
18
2012

Does size matter?….of course it does……..

With some relief the news has been received that the Local Government Boundary Commission will not be reviewing the number of members of Elmbridge Borough Council next year. This request from the Conservative Group was made with the aim of saving money. Not only would this have entailed complicated changes to Ward Boundaries, but with a smaller number of Councillors sharing the current workload there would almost inevitably have been a move to increasing allowances […]

Oct
16
2012

Our view on the Hotel Planning Application

63 Stoke Road Walton on Thames Surrey KT12 3DD 14th October 2012  Planning reference 2012/2931 Laura Davies, Planning Officer, Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, Esher.   Dear Laura Davies, Having now read the much delayed (overdue) Transport Assessment and Travel Plan Framework Documents relating to this planned Development I wish to object further on behalf of the Walton Society to the proposed Premier Inn Hotel and retail outlets on the site presently occupied by the […]

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