As mentioned in a previous post, Elmbridge Borough Council has begun a public consultation to remove three areas from our local Green Belt, two of which are in the Cobham area.

The three areas concerned are:-

  1. North of Blundel Lane in the Knowle Hill Park, Fairmile Park and Polyapes areas, Stoke D'Abernon (Local Area Ref 14).
  2. Chippings Farm and the Fairmile between the Portsmouth Road and the A3, Cobham (Local Area Ref 20).
  3. Land north of the A309 and east & west of Woodstock Lane North, Long Ditton (Local Area Ref 58).

This consultation process will conclude on the 10 February 2017.

You can find out more about what is proposed and how it might affect you by attending one of the drop in sessions provided by the council as detailed below and by reading the documentation on the Elmbridge Borough Council website via the following link:

Council Drop in Sessions
Date Time Venue
Tue 10 January 2017 7-9pm Lecture Hall, 1st Floor Weybridge Library, Church St, Weybridge KT13 8DE
Wed 11 January 2017 7-9pm Cobham Community Centre, Oakdene Road, Cobham KT11 2LY
Tue 17 January 2017 2pm Stoke d’Abernon Village Hall, Station Road, Stoke D'Abernon KT11 3BN
Thu 19 January 2017 7-9pm Hinchley Wood Secondary School, Claygate Lane, Esher KT10 0AQ
Mon 23 January 2017 7-9pm Cecil Hepworth Playhouse, Bridge Street, Walton-on-Thames KT12 1AU
Thu 26 January 2017 7-9pm Civic Centre, High Street, Esher KT10 9SD
Sat 4 February 2017 10-2pm Civic Centre, High Street, Esher KT10 9SD

It is vital that you let the council know your thoughts and concerns by responding to the consultation either by using the online consultation portal questionnaire or you can print out the Response Form and e-mail it to the council at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or post it Planning Policy, Planning Services, Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, KT10 9SD.

Our team is analysing the information provided and we will provide more information on this website which we feel will be helpful during this consultaion period.

Other local organisations including Cobham Conservation and Heritage Trust, Cobham & Downside Residents' Assoc., Stoke D'Abernon Residents' Assoc. and Oxshott Residents' Assoc. are also very concerned and you will no doubt hear from them if you are a member.

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