On 24 July, Elmbridge Borough Council’s Cabinet met to discuss the upcoming Local Plan consultation and agreed on the options to be presented to Elmbridge residents from 19 August – 30 September 2019. They also agreed to a series of six public meetings to discuss the options with residents and to hear the views of our residents.
The meetings will each have a different area focus, they will all take place at the Civic Centre off the High Street in Esher and they will all be webcast, allowing residents to watch all the meetings from the comfort of their homes.
The meeting dates and area focus are as follows:
Tuesday 27 August, 7-9pm - Weybridge
Wednesday 28 August, 7-9pm - Walton-on-Thames and Hersham
Thursday 29 August, 7-9pm - Molesey
Monday 2 September, 7-9pm - Cobham, Oxshott and Stoke d’Abernon
Tuesday 3 September, 7-9pm - The Dittons and Hinchley Wood
Thursday 5 September, 7-9pm - Esher and Claygate
Residents should book to attend a meeting and we would request that residents attend one meeting only in person, to allow as many as people as possible to take part in the consultation. The webcast is also available to all and there will be a webcast replay service.
The format of the public meetings will be as follows:
7pm – Presentation on the Local Plan options
On the panel:
Ray Lee, Strategic Director, Elmbridge Borough Council
Kim Tagliarini, Head of Planning Services, Elmbridge Borough Council,
Rachael Thorold, Local Plan Manager, Elmbridge Borough Council
7.30pm - Questions and answers session
Councillor Karen Randolph, Portfolio Holder for Planning Services, would like to encourage residents to get involved in the upcoming consultation:
“The Local Plan is vitally important for the future of Elmbridge and we want to ensure that our residents are fully aware of the options, which is why I would encourage our residents to come along to the relevant public meeting or watch it through the webcast. Please book online to attend and send us your question in advance to ensure we can provide you with a full response.”