Busbridge is a small rural parish within the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Busbridge is a small rural parish within the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area contains several outstanding places of interest including 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 at Clockbarn Hall. 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.
Parish Council Duties
Review and comment on planning applications within the Parish.
Liaise with relevant authorities regarding infrastructure, policing and community issues to represent your views and get the best advantage for the local area.
Engage with all interested parties regarding the current and future plans in the local area.
Joint Burial Committee - Busbridge Parish Council sits with Godalming Town Council on the Joint Burial Committee. Together we see to the maintenance and well-being of the two cemeteries in our area, Nightingale Road cemetery on Deanery Road and the larger Eashing cemetery at Aaron’s Hill. We work to maintain pleasing environments at both cemeteries. This includes a natural burial site at Eashing and a wild-flower area at Nightingale. Nightingale cemetery also houses Skillway Vocational Workshops in one of the old buildings in the grounds.
Busbridge Parish Map
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