Meeting with Surrey County Councillor Tim Oliver, 20 Sept 2017

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Issues that matter for Weybridge residents were the topic of a useful meeting between local residents' groups and the Surrey County Councillor for Weybridge, on 20 September. Clr Tim Oliver met with representatives of local residents groups in Weybridge, including the Weybridge Society, Portmore Park & District RA and Triangle Residents. In advance of the meeting, PPDRA circulated a list of Surrey-related things that concern residents … [Read more...]

Weybridge Parking Review – delays and action

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The long awaited Weybridge Parking Review decision seems to have been delayed again, and there is no reliable information available about when Surrey County Council will complete the review. But there is now a parallel local initiative to look at the problem. Residents will recall that the draft SCC Weybridge Parking Review proposals caused a lot of concern locally, so much so that they were sent back for further work.  SCC received hundreds … [Read more...]

Local concern at Parking Review recommendations

The long awaited Weybridge Parking Review recommendations have received mixed reactions locally, and disappointment at what was not covered. Here we give an overview of the parking issues, and draft reactions from PPDRA to the recommendations. When the Surrey County Council parking team presented its Weybridge Parking Review report of recommendations, and drawings to the Elmbridge local committee at its meeting of 27 June for initial approval, … [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...]

Weybridge parking review survey announced

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Surrey County Council Parking team have now released information about the Weybridge Parking Review, and are asking stakeholders to give their views in an online survey.  Local residents, businesses and others with interest in local parking can contribute to the survey until 17 January, via the link included below.  PPDRA is one of the organisations SCC list as a consultee.  Here is the text of the SCC email: From: Adrian Harris On Behalf … [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...]

Weybridge parking review – hope on hold?

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People hoping for early action on chronic parking issues which afflict some roads in Weybridge may be disappointed at new plans from Surrey. The idea is sound – a strategic parking review looking at needs as well as restrictions, seeking to free up spaces – but the timing and interim arrangements have left some residents feeling badly let down. Despite previous talk of Weybridge getting an early review, we have been moved down the queue, … [Read more...]

Morrisons feature at 2014 PP&DRA AGM

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The big new Morrisons store in Weybridge -- the largest retail development the town centre has seen -- provoked lively discussion at the 2014 Portmore Park & District RA AGM on 13 November.  The manager of the new store, Gary Hunt, took part in a very useful Q&A session, and provided some reassurance about how the store would respond to issues that may arise.  The meeting was attended by over 50 local residents, some with strong concerns  … [Read more...]

Speeding traffic – local action needed?

Speeding traffic has been an issue for many years in Portmore Park, and it remains an issue.  Is it time for residents to act again? Traffic calming was introduced after pressure from local residents and from this Association. It helped slow traffic  (there were some serious injury accidents here in the 1990's, but not since).  It was followed eventually by a 20mph limit in the Portmore Park Road / Thames Street area. But too much traffic … [Read more...]