Stop Industrial Development - River Wey/Byfleet Rd

by Stop the Industrial Development of New Haw Common in Addlestone, England, United Kingdom

Stop Industrial Development - River Wey/Byfleet Rd
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On 28th March 2021 we successfully raised £1,260 with 24 supporters in 28 days

Lobby Runnymede Council to refuse application RU.21/0207 for industrial development on the field between Byfleet Road and the River Wey

by Stop the Industrial Development of New Haw Common in Addlestone, England, United Kingdom

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In order to effectively fight this application for huge motorway junction style warehouse and industrial units on the open land used for centuries by the public as common land between the River Wey Navigation and Byfleet Road we need expert planning input and advice.


33ft high buildings as well as being unsightly will totally shade gardens and adjacent houses.

We have the support of our local ward councillors to oppose this development.

The proposed development site has many features which should make approval of planning impossible but we need to make good planning arguments to stop the scheme.


A previous application in 2019 was withdrawn after our planner's letter was submitted.  Whilst there have been some changes to the plans these do not make it any more acceptable.

You can also protest directly to Runnymede Council Planners RU.21/0207 

We need to fight the development on the basis of - unsuitable development on land subject to flooding, noise and air pollution.  Dangerous increases to traffic in an area already at capacity.


The Rive Ditch has already flooded at least 3 times in the last five years flooding neighbouring gardens and reaching houses


The development will increase flooding risk to properties.  

The field itself is totally waterlogged for most of the winter.

Ecological habitats with endangered species will also be destroyed.


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