RideLondon leads to cash for Surrey community groups

Surrey News




Community groups and charities in Surrey are set to get more than £370,000 thanks to the county’s role in the Prudential RideLondon events.

Welcoming the money from the London Marathon Charitable Trust Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Community Services Helyn Clack said: “Thousands of cyclists defied the appalling weather and managed to make the event yet another success and this is even more good news as local good causes will see the benefit.”

A full list of projects that are set to receive funding can be found here.

Projects in Surrey set to receive the funding are:

Abinger Parish Recreation Grounds
Charity Refurbish of playground £25,000
Charlwood Parish Council
Rebuilding of Charlwood Pavilion £39,800
Brockham Parish Council
Youth Council Skatepark on former recycling site Brockham £45,000
Holland Sports Athletics Club
Resurface athletics track and create landing area for discus and shot £25,000
Horley Town Council
Outdoor gym at Horley Recreation Ground £10,000
Frensham Parish Council
Outdoor gym equipment at Hollowdene Recreation Ground £8,000
Runnymede Rockets BMX Club
Complete renovation of track £50,000
Abinger Cricket Club
Replacement of drainage system £12,000
Byfleet Cricket Club
Extension and refurbishment of clubhouse £35,000
Wey Kayak Club
New kayak store and additional Boats at Guildford Waterside Centre £50,000
Newdigate Cricket Club
New cricket pavilion and scout hut £70,000
Oakwood Hill Cricket Club
Refurbishment of showers and toilets £5,000