Planning News

Chalkpit Quarry - public consultation on new plan for housing

The operators of Chalkpit Quarry, Southern Gravel Limited (SGL), are preparing to submit a new application for housing on the site. They are holding a public consultation about their plans. The consultation runs for two weeks from 16 November to 30 November with two in person consultations being held at Oxted School on Thursday 18 November (6 - 8pm) and Saturday 20 November (11-3pm). SGL say they want to build up to 100 homes, of which 34% would be affordable, as well as a Care Home. If they Continued

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Oxted crematorium allowed at appeal

A Planning Inspector has allowed an appeal against Tandridge District Council’s refusal of planning permission for a crematorium on Green Belt at the junction of Barrow Green Road and the A25. The Council refused the application by developers Horizon Cremation in October last year because, among other things, it constituted inappropriate deve ... Continued

Gatwick expansion consultation

Gatwick Airport has started a 12 week public consultation on its £500m plan to bring its existing northern runway into routine use as a second runway. The consultation runs from September 9 to December 1. If you would like to respond to the consultation, you can do so by completing the online consultation questionnaire on this link click here or ... Continued

Householder pre-application planning advice resumes

The pre-application planning service is partially resuming from tomorrow 12 July. It will give advice to existing residents of the district for householder only proposals. For more info click here The rest of the pre-application service remains suspended until further notice to help the planning team manage the high volume of applications it is current ... Continued

22 Mar 2021

Developers submit another application for Oxted crematorium

Five months after the refusal by Tandridge District Council of planning permission for a crematorium on Green Belt at the junction of Barrow Green Road and the A25, developers Horizon Cremation have submitted another very similar application. The new ... Continued ...


10 Jan 2021

The Dell, Pains Hill, Limpsfield - deadline 15 January

For anyone who is familiar with the land known as “The Dell” which lies between Pastens Road and Pains Hill: The landowner, Sutton and East Surrey Water, wishes to rescind the rights of local people to use this hill for recreational purpos ... Continued ...


03 Oct 2020

Oxted crematorium 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 ... Continued ...


30 Apr 2020

Oxted Crematorium planning application submitted

Closing date for comments 11 May 2020 ... Continued ...


14 Mar 2020

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 ...


11 Nov 2019

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 ...