surrey library service

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Surrey County Council plans to redevelop Caterham Hill Library

Surrey County Council plans to redevelop Caterham Hill Library into a new vibrant community space, including an exciting and dynamic library, a Family Centre as well as accommodation for care leavers. This innovative transformation is part of the Council’s wider commitment to work closely with residents to drive positive change in their communities.  A report … Continue reading

More Surrey libraries to open their doors

Another 12 Surrey libraries will open their doors to the public in the coming days. From Wednesday September 2, Ashtead, Caterham Valley, Cobham, Cranleigh, Esher, Haslemere, Horsley, Merstham, Molesey, Shepperton, Stanwell, and Sunbury will open up so that people can again browse, borrow and return books. Lightwater will become available for the Click and Collect … Continue reading

More of Surrey’s libraries due to reopen

More of Surrey’s libraries are set to reopen some of their services from early August. From 3 August, a further 12 libraries will start offering a click and collect door service allowing customers to return their items and collect Ready Reads and reserved books. These libraries are Ash, Banstead, Bookham, Caterham Hill, Chertsey, Dittons, Ewell, … Continue reading

Surrey County Council pleased with High Court libraries judgement

Surrey County Council today said it was pleased that a High Court judge had not criticised its libraries plans meaning the proposals could still go ahead. Mr Justice Wilkie upheld a technical challenge brought by protesters over plans to support communities to run 10 libraries in Surrey. But the judgement simply said the Cabinet should … Continue reading

Court orders pause to library plans

Surrey County Council has expressed its disappointment at a court ruling which pauses its plans to let communities run local libraries. The High Court today upheld an earlier decision to impose a temporary order which stops the authority from taking any ‘irrevocable action’ towards creating community libraries ahead of a judicial review of the council’s … Continue reading


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