Great British Spring Clean in Bookham

24 people assembled at Lower Shott on Sunday 6th June to collect litter, as part of Bookham’s contribution to this year’s event organised by Keep Britain Tidy. The volunteers went to various locations in Bookham in search of litter and returned with a total of 18 bags. Keep Britain Tidy requested groups to submit the total […]

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!

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Around Bookham, Effingham and Horsley

Compiled by Diane Poole, Plastic Free Bookham www.plasticfreebookham.org.uk Email: pfcbookham@gmail.com Facebook: @plasticfreebookham Built by Les Huett Read more about Reduce, Reuse and Recycle around Bookham, Effingham and Horsley We can make a significant environmental impact by reducing the amount we send to landfill and recycling. If you do end up needing to recycle items, the […]

Bookham Stn – Accessible Bridge Access for All – Funding Presentation

The BRA have been working on two plans to improve the accessibility to London bound trains from platform one at Bookham Station. The first is an accessible footpath from the Bookham Common tunnel car park (read more) and for the future to improve the station itself with the possibility of a new accessible bridge with […]

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 […]