The following had previously appeared on the “Hot News” page:
Update March 2019: Latest WEAG Newsletter including outcome of AGM can be found here
Update Jan 2019: NEWS: Proposed housing on West End’s Green field land. More information in the latest newsletter January 2019 available here:
Update 2nd December 2016: Planning inspectorate has approved Malthouse Farm Development. Details in the latest newsletter: weag-newsletter-2nd-dec-2016
Update July 25th: Latest July 2016 newsletter can be found here
Update 20th July: PAC taking place to discuss the proposed development North of Beldam Bridge Road on Thursday 21st July at SHBC council offices in Camberley.
Update 12th June: Latest newsletter can be found here
Update 23rd May: Taylor Wimpey’s appeal has re-started despite submitting a third application to planning. More details here.
Update 8th May: Latest newsletter explaining the new application by Taylor Wimpey at Beldam Bridge Road and the appeal made by Southern Heritage at Malthouse Farm can be found here: WEAG Newsletter 8th May 2016
Update 24th April 2016: Malthouse Farm development has now gone to appeal after being refused in 2015 by SHBC. Latest newslettter is here
Update 11th Feb 2016: The Planning Applications Committee (PAC) voted in favour of the Planning Officer’s recommendation to approve access for Taylor Wimpey for development on land off Beldam Bridge Road on their re-issued planning application (15/0884).
Update 26th Jan: The WEAG AGM took place on Monday 25th January and it was agreed to send the letter here to ask SHBC to challenge the inspectors decision over the King’s Road development.
8th Jan 2016 : The WEAG AGM is set for Monday 25th January. More details on the newsletter here along with details of a petition against developing on reserve land.
19th December 2015: The appeal decision by the planning inspectorate has been made and approval has been granted for 84 houses behind kings road. Details of the decision can be found here : Inspector’s decision on Kings Road appeal
7th December 2015: Latest news on the new appeals and submissions can be found in the new newsletter here
3rd November: Taylor Woodrow have resubmitted their application for 85 dwellings North of Beldam Bridge Road. Details can be found in the latest newsletter here
16th October: The Malthouse Farm Planning Application Committee met on Tuesday 13th October. Newsletter with latest news can be found here
4th October: The Malthouse Farm Planning Application Committee meets on Tuesday 13th October. Details can be found here
WEAG held public meeting at Tringham Hall on Friday 17th July 2015.
Michael Gove MP response to the Malthouse Farm Survey here
16th Feb 2015:
Woking News & Mail Article
A great article in the Woking News & Mail about WEAG and the developments can be found here
13th August 2014: SHBC Inundated with Objections. Note that the number of comments is not likely to be updated much before 20th August, due to number of comments and staff holidays.
26th July 2014: Phew – false alarm. Calls regarding felling of large trees on or near the Taylor Wimpey development site turns out to be a neighbour having their mighty Oak tree pollarded.
21st July 2014: Announcement of a WEAG members meeting on Tuesday, 29th July, to discuss the current applications and what is being done and needs to be done by everyone that wishes to object.
16th July 2014: Newsflash – Taylor Wimpey Outline application 14/0594 released for public review and comment, and Newsflash – William Lacey Outline planning application 14/0532 released for public comment.
15th July 2014: Newsflash re Dyckmore public exhibition, advising date, time and venue.
11th August 2014: Petitions page – Further comment from resident regarding delays over adoption of VDS.
10th August 2014: Petitions page – response from WEVS re VDS. Advice – Grounds for Objection – 14/0451 page: Question from resident regarding whether objections can still be made, and response from the WEAG.
9th August 2014: Petitions page – Comment from resident regarding delays over adoption of VDS.
31st July 2014: Traffic issues – A322 page – comments from resident. Contact us page – suggestions regarding Dyckmore consultation. Welcome page – WEAG response to yesterday’s query. Forums page – comments on public meeting and request for info. WEAG response.
30th July 2014: Welcome page – query from resident, How you can help page – comment and query re public meeting (note WEAG response provided to re-post on 31st July on Forum page).
19th July 2014 – Welcome page: Comment from member re green field developments and impact on wildlife.
21st August 2014: Petitions page updated to include close dates for each petition, and addition of new petition regarding consideration for pending local and neighbourhood plans.
19th August 2014: Advice, Grounds for Objection – 14/0451 – Land South of Beldam Bridge Road – page updated to reflect current situation – still awaiting date of SHBC planning committee meeting, but will not be 26th August. Objections can still be lodged with SHBC right up to the date of the committee meeting to decide his application.
19th August 2014: Advice, Grounds for Objection – 14/0532 – Land South of Kings Road – page updated to reflect current situation – This application is being discussed by West End Parish Council this evening, to enable the PC to submit their comments as consultees. Awaiting date of SHBC planning committee meeting, which will probably be in September or October, as it is not on the agenda for 26th August. Objections can still be lodged with SHBC right up to the date of the committee meeting to decide his application.
19th August 2014: Advice, Grounds for Objection – 14/0594 – Land North of Beldam Bridge Road – page updated to reflect current situation – This application is being discussed by West End Parish Council this evening, to enable the PC to submit their comments as consultees. Awaiting date of SHBC planning committee meeting, which will probably be in September or October, as it is not on the agenda for 26th August. Objections can still be lodged with SHBC right up to the date of the committee meeting to decide his application.
Please accept our apologies for lack of updates in the last few days, we’ve been busy taking petitions round for signature. We have obtained around 650 signatures on each petition so far, thank you, but will continue to knock on doors until 21st August, to ensure that the petitions can be collated, copied for our records, and delivered to SHBC by Friday, 22nd August. Pages containing just over 600 signatures are already with SHBC.
2nd August 2014
How you can help page updated to include details of appeal for volunteers to take petitions round for signature.
31st July 2014
New subpage added to this Hot News section, to provide details from the Public meeting on 29th July.
Updates to the Grounds for Objection subpage of the Advice section, for both 14/0532 & 14/0594 applications, to include blank SHBC comment forms for download and return to SHBC by e-mail or mail (for those that don’t want to do it online).
29th July 2014
Grounds for Objection – 14/0532 and 14/0594 pages: updated to show valid and invalid comments (objections).
28th July 2014
Land to the South of Beldam Bridge Road page (within Developer Consultations): Update to add photo of deer in the field, and to advise that there is still no date set for the SHBC Planning Committee meeting to discuss this application.
23rd July 2014
How you can help page: Add details of request for volunteers for public photograph for Woking Advertiser story.
20th July 2014
New sub-pages set up within Reasons for Objection section, which will contain the potential reasons for refusal of planning permission which have been found by WEAG committee and advisors for each planning application.
16th July 2014
Land North of Beldam Bridge Road page (within developer consultations): Updated to include link to outline planning application reference 14/0594 for 85 houses.
Land South of Kings Road page (within developer consultations): Updated to include link to outline planning application reference 14/0532 for 84 houses.
15th July 2014
Petitions page: Addition of the WEAG’s petition requesting SHBC warn developers that premature applications for use of Housing Reserve land will be refused.
Land at Dyckmore, Streets Heath page (within Developer Consultations area): Announcement of the Public Exhibition date, time and venue (Thursday 24 July 2014, at the Sports Pavilion, Benner Lane, West End, Surrey, GU24 9JP between 4.30pm and 7.30pm).
12th July 2014
Links for further reading page: Inclusion of link to UK empty homes statistics
8th July 2014
New page: Grounds for Objection, which is in the “Advice” section. This new page outlines the valid and invalid planning reasons for objecting to a development. Note that anyone can comment on an application during the active consultation period.
7th July 2014
Addition of a new page: How you can help.
Land to the South of Beldam Bridge Road page: Updated with news that this application will be decided by the Planning Committee, in public.
5th July 2014
Land at Dyckmore, Streets Heath page: Updated with copy of letter and information from the developers, regarding organisation of a public consultation and their proposals for a 60 bedroom care home.
4th July 2014
Land South of Beldam Bridge Road page: Update regarding developer survey activity in the horse field.
2nd July 2014
Land North of Beldam Bridge Road page: Updated to advise that a planning application has been received by SHBC, but is awaiting checking and validation before any details can be released.
Land South of Kings Road page: advice that this application is currently classified by SHBC as Invalid, as it has information missing.
1st July 2014
Land at Dyckmore and Developer Consultations pages: addition of “heads up” for forthcoming July consultation for 60 bed luxury care home.
23rd June 2014
Petitions page: addition of CPRE charter to save our countryside.
20th June 2014
Land at Malthouse Farm page: addition of two photographs of a stag in the field at Malthouse Farm.
17th June 2014
Land to the South of Kings Road page: Update – council are still validating the documents, no news on when this application will be publically available.
15th June 2014
Petitions page: Further petition links included.
Land to the South of Beldam Bridge Road page: Reminder that the last date for lodging support or objections is Wednesday, 18th June.
11th June 2014
Petitions page: Update to include Surrey County Council e-petition link.
10th June 2014
Land South of Kings Road page: Updated to include confirmation that SHBC have received and are validating the planning application. Links for further reading page: Updated to include link to SHBC for commenting on or objecting to a planning application.
7th June 2014:
Land at Malthouse Farm page updated to include photos of the felled mature Oak trees.
6th June 2014: Land South of Kings Road page updated to include breaking news about submission of planning application for 84 houses (34 affordable).
4th June 2014: Petitions page: Further relevant petitions added.
3rd June 2014: Land South of Beldam Bridge Road page: Updates following review of planning documents. About WEAG page – Update number of members to 108