Planning

Elmbridge Local Plan

After many delays, Elmbridge Borough Council (EBC) released its keenly awaited draft Local Plan (LP) on 8 March.  The LP sets out EBC’s housing strategy for the next 15 years including the number of new homes that it intends to provide. On the face of it, the draft LP...

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Planning Update – February 2022

February 2022 It has been a little while since the last planning update and it might be useful for residents to be aware of several matters affecting Oxshott. Residents should be aware that there are deadlines for participation noted below. 1. Local Plan Elmbridge BC...

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Local Plan & Current Planning Applications

This note provides an update on planning matters in Elmbridge and their potential implications for Oxshott.  It also highlights several local planning applications about which residents might wish to be aware. 1.  Local Plan Elmbridge BC (“EBC”) is in the course of...

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Housing Target – A Threat to Elmbridge

With local elections coming up in May, a key issue will be the policy of candidates to the Local Plan that Elmbridge needs to prepare.  This plan has been under preparation for several years but has been continually delayed by an inability to agree how to develop...

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Planning Update – February 2021

In summer 2020, the Government released two papers for consultation.  The first paper, dealing with the determination of housing targets, received widespread critical comment.  In particular, it promoted use of a conceptually-flawed algorithm that would load...

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Merrileas Application Approved

First Published: 21/12/2020 Summary The application for development of the Merrileas site (2020/0308) mentioned in previous FEDORA communications was regrettably approved by the full Elmbridge Planning Committee on 14 December, 2020, without amendment or any new...

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Local Plan

First Published: 18/11/2020 Most people will be aware that Elmbridge Borough Council (EBC) has been working on a new Local Plan for over two years. The new Local Plan will set out the number of new homes to be built in Elmbridge each year and will outline how that...

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