The Drift Golf Club – Planning Application – 66 HGV journeys per day


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 For any questions about the planning application, you can contact the Case Officer, Dustin Lees, on 020 8541 7673

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