Here are recent opportunities for consultation relevant to Westerham…

Moorhouse Tile Works planning application – REFUSED

March 8, 2019

Thursday 7th March saw a large number of Westerham residents join with their neighbours from Oxted and Limpsfield in protesting against the application to develop a DPD depot at Moorhouse.  They – and their placards – were at the meeting of Tandridge District Council’s Planning Committee at which the application was to be decided.  Arguments […]

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Covers Farm Planning Application

February 11, 2019

The consultation on the application to restore Squerryes Sandpit has now closed. Please follow the link to view Westerham Town Council’s objection for which the Council took professional advice. WTC planning comment This is a very weighty document in which the major argument is that the pit (now a deep lake) must be filled in […]

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KCC Budget consultation 2019-2020

October 25, 2018

Kent County Council is currently consulting on its proposed budget for 2019/2020. The consultation closes on 21 November 2018. KCC estimates that increased demands and costs will amount to about £66 million, which together with net grant reductions of £28 million result in the need to raise and/or save £94 million. The consultation explains that […]

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Local organisations unite to fight DPD depot – WTC objection lodged

October 12, 2018

Organisations from both sides of the Kent-Surrey border have come together to oppose the building of a distribution centre for DPD, the parcel delivery company, on the site of the old Moorhouse Tileworks. Covering an area equivalent to 4 Olympic size swimming pools, and 11 m high, this huge building is proposed for our Green […]

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New Moorhouse Planning Application – Closing Date 13th October 2018

September 21, 2018

As expected, a further application for the development of the Moorhouse Tileworks site as a Distribution Depot has been lodged with Tandridge District Council. Westerham Town Council will be objecting vigorously to this application, as it has to previous applications. We are analysing the application to identify any differences between this and previous applications and […]

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