First stage of gasholder work now complete

Work to remove the gasholder structure in Oxted is complete. St William Homes LLP has moved onto the site and work will begin on the earthworks and remediation in preparation to build the 111 one, two and three bedroom apartments, with car parking and landscaped courtyard gardens. The first homes are due for completion in January 2021.

New Chairman elected for 2019-2020

Tandridge District Council’s Chairman for 2019-2020 is Councillor Jeremy Pursehouse. The previous chairman, Councillor David Cooley, presented him with the ceremonial chain of office when he was elected at last night’s Annual Council meeting.

Political balance and committee membership

Following the District Council elections on 2 May, no party has control of the Council.

The political balance of the Council is 16 Conservatives, 13 OLRG Independents Alliance, 11 Liberal Democrats, and 2 Independent Group councillors.