London Road Recreation Ground changes rescinded

Surrey Heath Borough Council announce a Joint Statement with Places Leisure: Green Space Preserved at Camberley’s New Leisure Centre Camberley’s brand-new leisure centre’s planning proposal will be revised following feedback from local residents and consultation on the planning and car park provision. The original planning application included car parking provision within a small section of … Continue reading

Register your objection to London Road Recreation Ground changes

It appears that Surrey Heath Borough Council intention is to increase car parking provision at the redeveloped Arena Leisure Centre in Camberley at the expense of London Road Recreation Ground. See Council Notice below. There’s an action group dedicated to reversing this proposal, which you can see at the Facebook page London Road Recreation Ground … Continue reading

Housing proposed for Tesco Express site

Tesco applied for planning permission to develop 89-91 Guildford Road in Lightwater in 2010. Yes, it was that long ago. You can see the history of the site HERE. In June of this year Tesco cancelled their planned development for a Tesco Express format convenience store, and put the land up for sale. The purchaser … Continue reading

Objecting to a planning application: Highways

Now that I’m no longer a borough councillor, it’s a lot easier to stay away from planning disputes. While being a councillor I never served on the planning committee of the borough council, preferring the freedom to develop evidence to either support or help reject a planning application. It takes considerable time and in some … Continue reading

Phew, completed my submission on Surrey Heath’s Draft Local Plan

Surrey Heath’s Local Plan is intended to guide the location, scale and type of future development in Surrey Heath up to 2032. A public consultation stage, concluding on July 30th, will help the Council in determining where development should take place and in developing the policies to guide this development. I left it late to … Continue reading

Surrey Heath Police crime bulletin: July 2018: 1st Update

Surrey Police Community Engagement Volunteer, David Howie, reports on recent thefts, burglaries, and criminal damage in Surrey Heath, in the latest InTheKnow Bulletin for Surrey Heath. Crime no.45180071905 – On 06/07/2018 at 19:00, in Victoria Court, Victoria Avenue, Camberley. Attempted break-in to empty flat Crime no.45180072519 – Between 05/07/2018 from 13:17 to 06/07/2018 21:00, in Old Dean Road, Camberley. Theft of off-road bike, … Continue reading

Developer short list for Camberley’s London Road site

Surrey Heath Borough Council has announced that, Camberley Town Centre is currently undergoing an exciting regeneration programme led by Surrey Heath Borough Council (SHBC). A significant stage of regenerating Camberley is investing in and improving the area along London Road (A30) between the High Street and Park Street and opposite the historic Royal Military Academy … Continue reading

Council seek development partner London Road site in Camberley

Surrey Heath Borough Council announce further plans for the London Road development site, Camberley Town Centre is currently undergoing an exciting regeneration programme led by Surrey Heath Borough Council (SHBC). To date SHBC has invested £140 million into Camberley; which has already seen the acquisition and subsequent refurbishment of The Square shopping centre, substantial projects … Continue reading

Surrey Heath Police crime bulletin: April 2018

Surrey Police Community Engagement Volunteer, David Howie, reports on recent thefts, burglaries, and criminal damage in Surrey Heath, in the latest InTheKnow Bulletin for Surrey Heath. Crime no.45180033091 – Between 24/03/2018 from 10:00 to 29/03/2018 at 16:00, in Upper Park Road, Camberley. Theft of motor vehicle where the keys have been stolen from residence. (Under investigation) Crime no.45180033486 – On 31/03/2018 at 13:47, … Continue reading