Take a look inside the new Merstham library, which has opened as part of a scheme to give the area a facelift. As well as a range of adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction, it boasts internet-connected computer terminals, laptop plug-in points and free wi-fi. CD audiobooks and DVDs are available for hire and … Continue reading
Enough footpaths have already been given the Pavement Horizon treatment to cover the distance from Guildford to Portsmouth by car. Laid end to end, all the work completed by the end of last month would stretch 43 miles – roughly the equivalent of driving from Camberley in west Surrey to Lingfield in the south east of the … Continue reading
A multi-million pound project to give Merstham a facelift with new community facilities, shops and homes is set to start. Surrey County Council, Reigate and Banstead Borough Council and Raven Housing Trust will transform the Portland Drive area. The redevelopment will include a new library and youth skills centre. Surrey County Council leader David Hodge said: “It’s … Continue reading
A major community regeneration project in Surrey can get started after receiving planning approval. Surrey County Council, Reigate and Banstead Borough Council and Raven Housing Trust will transform the Portland Drive area of Merstham with flats, shops, a youth skills centre, library, community centre and a supermarket after councillors gave the go-ahead. Surrey County Council … Continue reading
A major community regeneration project has taken another step forward after plans were submitted for permission. Flats, shops, a library and community centre and a supermarket are among the proposals for the Portland Drive area of Merstham. In December, Surrey County Council approved a partnership with Reigate & Banstead Council and a housing association to … Continue reading
Part of Merstham will get a facelift with new shops, homes and community facilities after Surrey County Council’s Cabinet approved a partnership with Reigate & Banstead Council and a housing association. Click here for more information. Earlier this week, Surrey County Council’s joint project with Reigate and Banstead to regenerate the Preston area with new … Continue reading
Plans are underway to regenerate the Preston and Merstham estates near Reigate and Banstead. Councillors and officials from Surrey County Council and Reigate and Banstead Borough Council took a fact finding tour of the areas and met with representatives from Raven Housing Trust.