Pyrford Green Belt Action Group

Saving Pyrford's Woods & Fields

Response to Regulation 19 Consultation

The Pyrford Green Belt Action Group made the following representation to the Regulation 19 Consultation

PAG representation(final)

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Save the Pyrford Green Belt Petition Delivered to Council

On 13th December 2018 our petition to “Save the Pyrford Green Belt” was delivered to Woking Council’s offices by the Pyrford Green Belt Action Group Secretary, Mrs Marion Malcher & received by Mr Frank Jeffrey, the Democratic Services Manager.
The petition with 923 signatures and many comments was submitted as a formal representation to the Regulation 19 Consultation on Development Sites in Woking Borough which ended on 17th December 2018. Currently it’s understood that the Council’s plans will be examined by a Government Inspector in the summer of 2019


Public Meetings & Drop-in Events

The Pyrford Green Belt Action Group has recently published information on how to respond to the Regulation 19 Consultation, with particular regard to Pyrford.
Please see:
Responding to the Consultation on Potential Development Sites in Woking
Residents may wish to further inform themselves by taking advantage of the following “Drop-in” Sessions and Public Meetings. Continue reading

Responding to the Consultation on Potential Development Sites in Woking


Update : The Reg 19 Consultation has now closed. Thank you to everyone who took the time to respond.
This important consultation started on Monday, 5 November 2018 and it runs until 5pm on Monday, 17 December 2018. Many of you responded to earlier consultations but be aware, earlier comments are now ‘time expired’ and we must all respond again. Information on how to respond to this consultation is contained further down this email. Continue reading

Site Allocations (DPD) – Regulation 19 Consultation has started

Woking Borough Council has published its Site Allocations DPD and its accompanying Sustainability Appraisal Report, Habitats Regulations Assessment and Proposals Map for Regulation 19 consultation to give you the final opportunity to submit any representations, which will be taken into account before the Publication version of the DPD is submitted to the Secretary of State for Examination.

The consultation period for the Development Plan Document is between 5 November 2018 and 17 December 2018 (by 5.00pm)

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Remember, we still have a number of hurdles to get over before our fields are safe!
We aim to provide more information as to how this affects Pyrford as soon as possible. Please watch this website or join our mailing list to keep in touch.

Update on 18th October Council Meeting

The future of the two fields in Pyrford, threatened with removal from the Green Belt to enable housing development, was discussed at the Woking Council meeting on 18th October. The two fields in question are the Aviary Road Field (bounded by Aviary Road and Upshot Lane) and Randalls Field (bounded by Lovelace Drive, Upshot Lane and Teggs Lane).

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Recommended Site Allocations now online

Development site recommendations for Woking have been published. These will go before the Council for approval on Thursday 18th October. 

Pyrford Councillor Dr. Ashley Bowes has stated on twitter that the recommendation going forward for Council approval is that subject to Council approval there will be no new developments in Pyrford, in the immediate future.
The meeting will be open to the public and will be webcast live. Residents are encouraged to attend or watch online and to read the Report and supporting papers. These documents contain important details of how the Recommended Site Allocations affect other Green Belt areas in Woking, in particular Byfleet and Mayford. Documents are considered as Draft until agreed. (Links open in new browser tabs)

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