Surrey Tree Wardens Newsletter – Summer 2021

The Bookham Tree Wardens are giving away free trees as part of the Queen’s Treebilee. The Treebilee, a nationwide tree planting project, was announced by Prince Charles a month ago to celebrate the Queen’s 70 years on the throne in 2022. The Bookham Tree Wardens won a Lottery bid two years ago to plant street […]

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 […]

Oak Processionary Moth – Update #5 – July 2021

We have received Issue 5 – July 2021 update from the Forestry Commission on the Oak Processionary Moth The Forestry Commission encourage you to report any OPM sightings which you can do so via their TreeAlert website.

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 […]

Modelling the Inside of St Nicolas Church

Message from Neil McDonald The PCC is planning to update the interior of St Nicolas Church and the proposals are now open to public consultation. Click here to read more on the proposal.

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 […]