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Princess Royal Barracks Deepcut / Mindenhurst News

  • The first phase Japanese knotweed removal is now complete. Our contractors will return in March for a week and will revisit the site periodically over the next three years to carry out herbicide treatments.
  • Work has begun on the installation of the new security fence on the west side of Princess Royal Barracks – parallel to Deepcut Bridge Road, with completion scheduled for mid-March. A small amount of fencing will also be erected by the Royal Logistics Corp HQ, museum and Army Cadet Hut.

Disruptions Likely - Deepcut Bridge Road (From 1st March - 24th March)

While I have not received notice from the Developers of Princess Royal Barracks that there will be works being carried out, a quick search of the Surrey County Council Roadworks interactive map shows that there is some works scheduled between 1st March 2017 and 24th March 2017 in Deepcut on the B3015 (Deepcut Bridge Road). According to this information there will be temporary traffic lights between the roundabout outside Dettingen Park and the Junction of Newfoundland Road (RLC Museum).

This is for Section 278 works in respect of a new roundabout and footway.

I will attempt to get more information from the Developer but those residents who use this route please adjust your essential journeys accordingly.

How to report Potholes - Video

Recently I have received a huge amount of communication from residents about potholes. In particular a bad one on Deepcut Bridge Road but others too in and around the area.

It occurred to me that many people just do not know how to go about reporting a pothole to the county council who are responsible for highways. So this morning I created the below 'how to' video which has also been posted to the Surrey Residents Network for the benefit of residents across Surrey.

If you see a pothole, please do use the 'Report It' feature on the Surrey County Council Web site. It really is very simple as this video demonstrates - How to report a pothole to Surrey County Council

Road Resurfacing Works - Mytchett

SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL PROPOSE TO MAKE the above mentioned Temporary Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (“the Act”), the effect of which will be to prohibit vehicles from entering or proceeding in:

a) that length of Cumberland Road (D3493), Camberley that extends from its junction with The Maultway (B3015) to its junction with Inglewood Avenue (D3542), vehicular traffic will be diverted via The Maultway and Inglewood Avenue;

b) the entire length of Moorlands Road (D3428), Camberley, vehicular traffic will be diverted via Surrey Avenue, Vale Road and Frimley Road; and

c) the entire length of Rorkes Drift (D3451), Camberley, vehicular traffic will be diverted via Loman Road, Sailsbury Grove and Mytchett Road.

This Temporary Traffic Order is required to enable highway resurfacing and/or maintenance works on behalf of Surrey County Council. These works are anticipated to be carried out between the hours of 07:30 and 16:30, as soon as possible within the eighteen month period of operation of this Temporary Traffic Order that commences on 1st March 2017. Advanced warning signs will be displayed and the temporary closures will only operate when the relevant traffic signs are displayed. Access will be maintained for pedestrians, residents, businesses and emergency vehicles at all times. Any vehicle found to be obstructing the highway during these works will be removed to a suitable location outside the limits of the works after all reasonable methods have been undertaken to identify and contact the vehicle's owner.

Images of maps can be downloaded here:

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Frimhurst Farm (Deepcut) Appeal Decision

Last year I received a huge amount of communication from concerned residents in respect of continued and unauthorised expansion of the site as well as other associated environmental issues.

There has been several episodes to this ongoing local issue which have been widely reported in the local media so I won't go into it in any great detail here. However, the latest news is that the owners at Frimhurst Farm appealed against a decision and were attempting to claim associated costs.

The appeal was recently determined by the Planning Inspector and the appeal was dismissed and the claim for costs denied.

I have made the full decision available for download here: Frimhurst Farm Appeal Decision

Sadly, I suspect this is not the last we have heard in respect of unauthorised development at Frimhurst Farm, however, residents can be assured that I will continue to closely monitor the situation and liaise with the Development Control Team at Surrey Heath Borough Council.

If any residents wish to discuss this with me please do get in touch.

Fairoaks Airport Garden Village Community Planning Event

Anyone who commutes through Chobham might be interested in this event. If you have not already heard, there are proposals to redevelop Fairoaks Airport into a Garden Village housing development.

On Friday 24th and Saturday 25th February there will be community planning weekend being held at the Chobham Village Hall for the Fairoaks Airport Garden Village.

More information about the event here for anyone interested:

Deepcut Barracks Construction Update - Japanese Knotweed Removal

Japanese knotweed works will continue in the affected areas south of Brunswick Road until 8 February. As these works near completion, the temporary fencing and contractors’ equipment will be removed from the affected site.

Deepcut Barracks Construction Update - New Security Fence Installation

A new security fence will be installed along the west side of Deepcut Barracks over a six-week period from today. This will also involve the removal of the existing fence line parallel to Deepcut Bridge Road, while a small amount of fencing will also be placed alongside the Royal Logistics Corp HQ and museum.

Deepcut Barracks Construction Update - Tree Clearance Works

As part of works to enable the new spine road through the site, there will be some tree clearance in the areas around the northern access roundabout in mid-February.

Construction Update Deepcut Barracks - Utilities Diversionary Works

In mid-February utilities diversion and drainage works will start on Newfoundland road, Canada Road, Cyprus Road, Union Road and Malta Road. This will involve phased road closures and traffic diversions for approximately four months (until mid-June). The developers will produce a more detailed update on potential traffic interruptions and will send the information to me in advance of the works.