Broadwater Path one step away

Broadwater-Path-St-Georges-Weybridge-Land

SCHOOL DECISION DELAY Fourteen years of effort by local residents and councillors have gone into getting agreement and funding for the Broadwater Path, along the edge of Broadwater Lake. As well as being a magnificent facility for the community, the path will help ensure the future of the lake itself. But there is an unexpected last minute obstacle. Just as Surrey County Council was poised to complete formal dedication of Footpath 40 … [Read more...]

Weybridge Parking Review – PPDRA Response

On 17 January 2016, PPDRA sent the following to the Surrey Highways Parking Strategy & Implementation Team. It draws on extensive local discussion by our committee, input from residents at meetings and via a survey, and discussions with local groups. PPDRA submission to SCC Weybridge Parking Review Portmore Park & District Residents Association (PPDRA) recognises that Weybridge needs adequate parking for residents, shoppers, visitors … [Read more...]

Survey 2015: What do you want for Weybridge?

PPDRA is conducting a survey of local residents' concerns and wishes for Weybridge, to help us continue to reflect local views. Our Survey 2015 covers: Weybridge Town Centre - how to make it more attractive to visit. Parking - on-street and off-street provision. Traffic through residential areas - volume and speed, and how to manage it. Public riversides, green spaces and footpaths - appreciation, concerns and wishes. Other local … [Read more...]

Portmore Park & District Annual Residents Meeting – 3 Nov 2015

Residents of north Weybridge are invited to share views at our Portmore Park & District Residents Annual Meeting Meet other residents and local councillors Tuesday 3 November, 7:30 for 8:00 pm St Charles Borromeo School Hall, Christ The Prince Of Peace (Portmore Way) 7:30 – Chat and light refreshments 8:00 – Hear about and discuss local matters which affect our community We will also briefly conduct the formal business of the PPDRA … [Read more...]

School buys local Green Belt land

Aerial photo of St Georges Junior Land Purchase

St George's Junior School has completed the purchase of the adjacent Green Belt land at Greenlands Farm -- part of the remaining riverside farmland between Weybridge and Walton -- which had been offered for sale as a 'strategic development opportunity'. Ownership by the school looks to be a significantly better outcome, in terms of impact on our local community,  than the land being sold to a property developer or to someone interested in … [Read more...]

Double yellow lines in Thames Street

Double yellow lines in Thames Street, Weybridge

Double yellow lines are appearing in places where they may not be needed: notably on Thames Street opposite St George's Junior School.  Many residents feel that single yellows with no waiting at school drop-off times are all that's required here. PP&DRA has long campaigned to have double yellow lines on dangerous corners, where they are essential to give safe visibility -- especially around the junction of Grotto Road with Thames … [Read more...]