The Drift Golf Club – This is an update to the previous planning application which will see 66 HGV Lorry journeys along The Drift per day over a period of 9 months (total of 12,194 Lorry movements). The proposal summary is below and the application documents and plans are available to view/ download from Surrey County Council’s website here
Proposal: The importation, deposit and engineering of 54,878m³ (some 87,805 tonnes) of inert waste materials on 3.45ha of land within the existing golf course facility so as to remodel the existing practice ground outfield and to construct a new 11,000m³ irrigation storage lake as part of a strategy to provide sustainable rainwater harvesting scheme; create a new outdoor short game practice and teaching facility including a putting and chipping green; provide a new 769m² building with 30 covered practice bays and associated storage, ablution, lavatory, teaching and administrative facilities for the benefit of the general public, schools, the junior academy and club members; with associated ecological improvements over a period of 9 months and involving some 6,097 HGV trips or 12,194 HGV movements (based on a conversion rate of 13m³ (9m³ compacted) per 20 tonne HGV) on a one way circular route at a maximum of 33 HGV trips (66 HGV movements) per day, with temporary passing bays and traffic management measures along The Drift.
The public consultation starts on 21 August & the deadline for comments / objections is 12 September 2016. WHPC has obtained an extension for its comments until 22 September. To comment please email MWCD@surreycc.gov.uk. For any questions about the planning application, you can contact the Case Officer, Dustin Lees, on 020 8541 7673