Planning News

Oxted crematorium planning application refused

The planning application for a crematorium in Oxted has been refused. The proposal from developers, Horizon Cremation, was to build a crematorium on a Green Belt field at the junction of Barrow Green Road and the A25. The reasons for refusal are in this decision notice and officer report: Continued

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Oxted Crematorium planning application submitted

Closing date for comments 11 May 2020 ... Continued

Plan for crematorium on land at Barrow Green Road/A25

Developers Horizon Cremation say they will be applying to build a crematorium in Oxted. The location is a field at the junction of Barrow Green Road and the A25 - see photo of site. ... Continued

Wolfs Hill/Hurst Green commuter parking

Just to update you on two issues for Hurst Green that were raised frequently during our door-knocking last May: ... Continued

27 Jan 2019

Forestry Commission orders replanting of woodland

11 September 2019 We are very pleased to say that the Forestry Commission has issued a restocking notice following the unauthorised tree felling works at Hamfield Wood to the west of Chalkpit Lane in Oxted. The Commission has said ... Continued ...

30 Sep 2018

Oxted gasholder demolition delayed

We have been receiving a lot of queries about what is happening with the two major redevelopment schemes in Oxted Town Centre - the gasholder/Johnsdale car park site and Ellice Road car park. OLRG's Councillors attended the Strategy and Resources ... Continued ...

25 Sep 2018

Moorhouse planning application refused

7 March 2019 Moorhouse planning application refused Tandridge District Council's Planning Committee last night voted to refuse the Moorhouse planning application because of significant harm to the openness and visual amenities ... Continued ...

18 May 2018

No room at local schools for 4 year old Harry

The parents of 4 year old Harry Leeves have been left shocked and dismayed after hearing that their son can't attend a local infants school in September because they are all full. Instead, Harry has been offered a place at a Caterham school, 7.5 k ... Continued ...

30 Nov 2017

Refused: Snatts Hill/A25 development appeal

25 July 2019 A Planning Inspector has dismissed the appeal by developers Chartwell Land and New Homes against the refusal of planning permission to build 14 two bedroom flats with access directly onto the junction of Snatts Hill and ... Continued ...

24 Nov 2017

OLRG fights refusal of St Mary's funding

16 January 2018 New chance for St Mary's School Games Area funding.. Following OLRG's campaign for Tandridge District Council to reconsider its refusal of funding for the new Multiple Use Games Area (MUGA) at St Mary's ... Continued ...

03 Aug 2017

Tandridge Lane and the A22 closure

Tandridge Lane is being badly affected by the A22 closure. Click here to see what the traffic was like in Tandridge Lane at 8.20am on 1 August 20 ... Continued ...

22 Jun 2017

OLRG response to Oxted Town Centre consultation

This is OLRG's response to the Council's consultation on Oxted Town Centre - we're asking for these points to be taken into account: Read More

17 May 2017


From The Times, 8 May 2017 By Ben Webster, Environment Editor Councils "ignore powers to limit building on green belt" Communities face a postcode lottery over how much of their countryside is blighted by new homes because some councils ... Continued ...

16 May 2017

Trees and Planning - Council consultation

Tandridge District Council is asking for comments on its draft policy document about trees and planning applications which can be read on this link Read More