Busbridge Parish Council

Winkworth Arboretum

Munstead Wood

Busbridge Woods

Welcome to Busbridge Parish Council

Busbridge is a small rural parish within the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which contains several outstanding places of interest.

 

These include Winkworth Arboretum owned by the National Trust, Munstead Wood the Lutyens designed former home of Gertrude Jeckyll, the Victorian garden designer, a Leonard Cheshire Home and Milford Hospital.

 

The Council has five members and its main activity is to provide a street level view of local planning applications which Waverley Borough Council take into consideration when evaluating them.

 

The Council meets formally eight times a year at Clockbarn Hall and the dates and times of these meetings can be found here. Local residents are encouraged to attend parish council meetings to explain to the council any issues that residents wish to be taken up with either Waverley Borough Council or Surrey County Council.

 

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Latest News

 

Dunsfold New Town Public Inquiry, Urgent Call for Funds!
19th April 2017

 

 

Protect our Waverley and the Joint Parish Councils succeeded in persuading the Secretary of State to set up a Local Public Inquiry into the planning application for 1800 houses at Dunsfold Aerodrome.

 

See full article

 

Dunsfold Park Planning Application "Called In"
9th March 2017

 

 

The planning application for 1800 homes at Dunsfold Aerodrome has been called in by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

Despite the fact that Waverley Borough Council approved this controversial planning application, the Secretary of State has decided that Central Government will make the final decision on the planning application following a new local public inquiry.

The Secretary of State notes that there are location and sustainability issues with a development of this size, together with infrastructure concerns, all of which require further consideration.

The date and format of the inquiry are yet to be announced.

 

See PDF above for correspondence to local MP Anne Milton and Waverley Borough Council informing them of the Secretary of State's decision.

 

 

Busbridge Neighbourhood Plan : Get Involved!
30th November 2016

 

Neighborhood Plans were introduced in the last Parliament as a means of giving local communities more control over their living environment. Busbridge Parish Council have been debating for several years whether or not to proceed with a Neighborhood Plan, and last year decided that the safeguards it provides were well worth the costs and effort in developing one for Busbridge.

 

 

 

See full article

 

Dunsfold Park New Town planning application improved by the planning committee, 10 votes to 8
17th August 2016

 

 

The planning application was considered by the joint planning committee on 14th December 2016 at the council offices at the Burys, Godalming.

 

The planning application was approved by 10 votes to 8 with 2 councillors abstaining.

Forthcoming Events

 

Do you wish to hire Busbridge Village Hall ?

 

If you wish to hire Busbridge Village Hall for any reason, such as a birthday party, family celebration or a quiz night, please book here. Or email

 

Council’s next meeting
18th April 2017

 

Busbridge Parish Council's next meeting will take place on Tuesday 18th April 2017 at Clockbarn Hall starting at 6pm.

 

All welcome.