Dates for Sevenoaks Plan hearings but not for Tandridge

Sevenoaks Local Plan Examination Hearings begin soon

The Planning Inspector appointed to examine the Sevenoaks Local Plan has prepared a schedule of questions

ED8 Sevenoaks Local Plan Matters, Issues and Questions Draft (2)

and has scheduled Examination Hearings

ED910 Sevenoaks Outline Programme of Hearings V.1 2.8.19

The venue for the 22nd-25th September ones is the Stag Theatre, London Rd, Sevenoaks (not Argyle Rd as stated earlier).

Only those seeking to effect a specific change to the Plan and who have already indicated that they wish to make a representation are entitled to participate in the hearings, but anyone may attend as an observer. 

You will find all the SDC documents concerning these hearings at


Moorhouse DPD and the Tandridge Local Plan Examination Hearings

DPD have definitively withdrawn from their depot project at Moorhouse. However, the site has been earmarked in the draft Tandridge Local Plan as one of four strategic employment sites within the District. Tandridge Council are in dialogue with the Titsey Estate concerning the site.

Tandridge Local Plan Examination Hearings are likely to begin on October 8th but as yet there’s no published timetable.

Westerham Town Council is seeking to speak at the hearing.

Click here for more on the Tandridge Plan Examination.


The ‘Stabilisation’/ Restoration of Covers Farm

Kent County Council Planning await information from the applicant Morants promotions (Squerryes). A big issue for the agency in charge of the M25  and KCC’s appointed engineer is the proximity of the proposed haul road to the M25 embankment and the potential danger from this. Read more here.


KWGRG’s Appeal for Funds

We’re still trying to raise funds towards seeking expert opinion and producing campaign materials. If you are able to make a donation – £ 30, £10 or anything at all – it will make a big difference in the fight to protect Westerham’s Green Belt and to prevent the town from becoming a building site for 20 years.

There are three ways to donate:

Drop in a cheque payable to ‘Keep Westerham Green Residents Group’ or cash to
‘Hunters’ 1A Fullers Hill, Westerham, TN16 1AF. Receipts will be noted.

Make a bank transfer to account name ‘Keep Westerham Green Residents Group’ at Barclays, sort code: 20 88 13, account number: 43902846.

A £10 donation via PayPal using a Debit or Credit Card.



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