Update on the Covers Farm infill application

Covers Farm Infill decision likely 10th November 2021

The KCC Planning Applications Committee is likely to make a decision on KCC/SE/0495/2018, Stabilisation/Restoration of Covers Farm Sandpit, at their meeting on 10th November. Please note that this date is later than the one announced in the Brasted parish magazine, the Brasted Diary.

The application will involve 84,200 four-axle tipper trucks bringing infill material from the south-east London area. There will be further lorries involved in creating the earth bunds required for the project. The project is estimated to last six years.

Residents in north Westerham, parents of children at Churchill Primary School, residents of Brasted, Sundridge and Biggin HIll will no doubt have their concerns with regard to the potential harmful effects of the proposal in terms of air quality, noise, vibration and the impact on residential amenity and the local highways. 

For an introduction to what’s being proposed, please click here

For a discussion of the potential air quality, noise and vibration aspects, click here

For more on other aspects click here

For detail on the biodiversity implications, click here

 

KWGRG’s appeal for funds

We’re still raising 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 prevent Westerham, Brasted, Sundridge and Biggin Hill from becoming blighted by eight-wheeler tipper trucks bringing inert waste along local roads for 6 years or more. An additional heavy lorry every 3 minutes, each weekday.

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.

£10.00

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