The floods this winter prove how precious our GREEN BELT is
and that we should do everything in our power to save every
square foot says Tina Mountain, County Councillor Epsom Town
Mole Valley Council have asked Ashtead to propose pieces of
GREEN BELT that could be considered for residential
Ashtead Garden Centre and surrounding land has been put
forward for consideration. This land could become 200 homes but
the impact on Epsom would be horrendous. Insufficient school
places, congested roads, air pollution, inadequate
infrastructure and more pressure on our hospital.
What would follow? The domino effect would allow other pieces
of GREEN BELT to be eroded. Local stables have already
applied for change of use and fortunately failed thanks to Epsom's
policy of maintaining our GREEN BELT. But if one piece is lost,
others will follow. It isn't 'nimbyism' There are pockets of GREEN
BELT all over Epsom and Ewell. They are all at risk.
We may need homes, but it's time to stand up for our GREEN
BELT. Once it's gone we can't get it back.
Your support means I can prove to Mole Valley that the people of
Epsom do not want to lose its GREEN BELT. Your support means
that our Council and Planning department can feel confident that
they have your support when they reject development of our
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