Author Archives: HRA Admin

Hersham Village Hall Update from Elmbridge

By | July 19, 2018

At the full council meeting of Elmbridge Borough held on 18 July, an announcement was made that the Council will be seeking views on a comprehensive redevelopment on the site of Hersham Centre and Hall. An extract from the post on Elmbridge B Council’s website states: “ In consultation with the residents and key stakeholders […]

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Hersham Community Council, Some Significant Developments

By | July 18, 2018

Following the submission of a petition from the Hersham Community Council Steering Group, Elmbridge Council, has set the wheels in motion to carry out a formal review on the proposal to create a Community Council by getting the opinions of local people and organisations. For more detailed information about the Community Council including what it […]

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Delays in updating the blog

By | July 13, 2018

Apologies that the HRA Hersham blog hasn’t been kept up-to-date over the last few months (since the AGM) with the usual efficiency, this is due to temporary pressures of work and life on members of the committee. However, normal service is being resumed – and some new additional items have been added – but backdated […]

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Andrew Sturgis

By | June 11, 2018

It was with great sadness that the HRA committee and members heard that Andrew passed away on 10th June 2018, aged 100, at St Mary’s Church, Oatlands where he was attending a social barbeque event. Andrew was a founder member and later President of Hersham Residents Association (the HRA). He was a lynchpin, an inspiration […]

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HRA Annual General Meeting on 18 May 2018.

By | May 25, 2018

The HRA held its Annual General Meeting on 18 May 2018. This was a very successful event and provided an opportunity to hear about and debate current local issues including planning matters, the recent local elections, parliamentary boundary proposals, Riverside Park and the campaign to create a community council for Hersham. It was agreed to […]

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Proposed Drake Park development turned down.

By | May 24, 2018

On May 24th it was announced that the Drake Park development which proposed over 1000 houses on land north of Hersham Station had been rejected by the Government Planning Inspector who had been brought in to make a judgment between the opposing views held by the council and the developers. As far as the HRA […]

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HRA AGM Thursday 17 May – 7.00 for 7.30 WI Hall Burhill Rd

By | May 13, 2018

Do come along – all are welcome, whether you are an HRA member of not. This year after some short AGM business, wine/soft drinks etc our speaker will tell us about her work at Elmbridge Museum, and a project she is researching about Hersham during the 1st and 2nd world wars. During the evening there […]

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This years HRA AGM and public meeting 17 May – all welcome

By | April 26, 2018

This years HRA AGM and public meeting will be on 17 May (7.00pm for a 7.30pm start) at the WI Hall Burhill Road as normal. We are in the process of arranging a speaker of local interest and will post further details on this in due course. In the meantime please see a flyer for […]

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Closure of Seven Hills Road for repairs

By | April 9, 2018

Message from Surrey County Council: Emergency repair work to Seven Hills Road, Cobham What are we doing? We will be closing Seven Hills Road, Cobham for emergency road repairs between Burwood Road and Byfleet Road from 6am on Monday 9 April until Friday 13 April. See their website for more details

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Comments on the A3 Improvement scheme from Wisley to the M25 junction 10

By | March 27, 2018

M25 Junction 10 / A3 Wisley interchange Improvement Scheme – Comments on the Statutory Pre-Application Consultation from 12 February 2018 until 26 March 2018. This consultation was discussed at the last HRA committee meeting. It was pointed out that although some of the suggested highway improvements do not fall within the area of Hersham, the […]

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