Posted by cpre in CPRE, Featured Articles, Hands off the Green Belt, Wildlife and Nature Conservation
on May 3rd, 2012
CPRE Surrey Branch has expressed “disappointment and alarm” at the vote by Mole Valley District Council’s Development Control Committee to allow the development of a golf and leisure complex at Cherkley Court, Leatherhead, the former home of Lord Beaverbrook.
During the 2-hour debate at the Committee’s meeting on May 2, a succession of Councillors had cited the opposition of CPRE and other conservation groups to the proposals for the golf and leisure development at Cherkley. CPRE had argued that the scheme – by London-based developers Longshot – was contrary to the...