Spring 2021 Newsletter

The print edition of the Spring 2021 Newsletter is being distributed by our team of Road Stewards. If you can’t wait here’s the PDF version!

Lower Road Youth & Community Centre – Outline Planning Decision: Approved

Update: 29th April 2021 Voting summary from the 28th April 2021 Mole Valley District Council Development Management Committee (DMC) : MVDC Planning Officer recommendation to refuse application MO/2020/2103: Rejected To consider application MO/2020/2103 for outline application for the consideration of access, layout and scale in respect of the erection of a Youth and Community Centre […]

Bookham Station Platform One Accessibility

Tunnel Car Park to Platform One Footpath Accessibility: BRA Member Andrew Matthews reports on the options.  Bookham Station is Grade II listed, and lies at the North of the Bookham villages. It has long been an issue that the London bound Platform One cannot be accessed by people using wheelchairs or mobility scooters, due to […]

Peter Seaward Receives Lavender Caterings’ “You’re Amazing Award”

Congratulations to Peter Seaward who wins Lavender Caterings’ “You’re Amazing” Award. Melanie Williams from Lavender Catering has awarded Peter Seaward, BRA Chairman, with her “You’re Amazing” award treat box this week.  Melanie says “Peter and his team have worked tirelessly to ensure our village keeps going through all these lockdowns. BRA have supported our retailers, […]

The Garstons Triangle – MVDC Grants Asset of Community Value

In 2020 following a campaign by local people working in conjunction with the Bookham Community Association (BCA) and the Bookhams Residents’ Association (BRA) a joint appeal was made to Bookham residents requesting support to help safeguard the Garstons by having the parcel of land known as the Garstons Triangle as an Asset of Community Value. (Click […]

Wonky Village Sign!

You may have noticed in the last few days that the Bookham village sign at the top of the High St / Lower Shott has been leaning at an odd angle. To ensure there is no likelihood of the sign coming down and causing damage or an accident the sign has been taken down temporarily […]

Howard of Effingham School: Work to Commence in 2021?

We have seen on other social media sites that Berkeley Homes are saying that work could  commence on the Howard of Effingham development early in the New Year. However several planning issues have yet to resolved so the external post below from Berkeley Homes is for information only at this stage. We hope that in […]

BRA Autumn 2020 Newsletter

The Autumn 2020 Newsletter has been delivered to all households by BRA Road Stewards. A risk assessment has been completed and guidance given to all our Road Stewards on the preparation and delivery of Newsletters and Collection of subscriptions during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The next newsletter will be published in May/June 2021