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 […]

Surrey Sawmill Update

An Update on the Norbury Park Sawmill from Cllr Clare Curran – SCC District Councillor for Bookham and Fetcham West. This afternoon, Cllr Tim Hall and I had the opportunity to discuss the decision to close the Norbury Park sawmill with Surrey County Council’s countryside officers and to ask them the questions that many of […]

COVID-19 Community Vaccination Programme for Surrey – FAQs

Information from NHS Surrey Heartlands Clinical Commissioning Group.  Please do not to contact the NHS to seek a Covid-19 vaccine appointment, you will be contacted when an appointment is available, and please be patient.  When you are contacted, please attend your booked appointment. Also to  remind people that both doses of the vaccine are needed […]

“Wombling” Continues in 2021

Although the monthly BRA Litter Picks have been suspended for the moment, we believe that “Wombling” can continue being part of daily exercise. Many folk have adopted a road, or two, near where they live, and are Wombling there. They pick up any litter on their “patch” whilst keeping a safe distance from others, in […]

Free Bus Passes For Older People

Coronavirus: bus service and concessionary travel disruption Bus services may be altered or reduced due to the Coronavirus situation. Whilst known information will be published on the buses Temporary Change page, it is suggested that you contact the operator or visit their website or social media, before travelling. To assist the elderly and disabled who may be […]

New Youth and Community Centre: Planning Application Still Open for Your Comments.

26th January 2021 Update. Although the statutory consultation period has now closed, we understand that MVDC will still accept comments from residents. At long last the outline planning application for the new Bookham Youth and Community Centre on the Lower Road Recreation Ground has been issued. Residents may now submit their comments to Mole Valley […]