Full marks for school project

Rydens Enterprise School and Sixth Form College in Surrey will gain a state-of-the-art facility as part of a 296 new home development proposal. Approximately 4.5 hectares of playing fields and the existing school buildings are being released to Bewley Homes. The scheme in Hersham near Walton-on-Thames includes a new school catering for up to 1,688
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£22 million charity hub within green belt

Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People (QEF) is to create a £22 million campus near Leatherhead. It will provide disabled people with care and rehabilitation together with sport and leisure facilities. Jonathan Powell, QEF’s chief executive says, “Our vision is of a centre of excellence that is a destination of choice for disabled, vulnerable, disadvantaged
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Travel planning early benefits

Developers should consider integrating a travel plan into any major application prior to submitting the scheme for approval, according to Motion’s travel planning expert. A long-term strategy to encourage people to use alternatives to cars, has a positive influence on how an application is viewed by the planning authority. Motion’s dedicated Travel Planner believes, “A
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Straight answers to roundabout questions

The commercial viability of any development can be dramatically influenced by the amount of land required for enabling highways works. Where roundabouts need to be built or improved, it is essential to provide the optimum design, to avoid the use of third party land. According to Motion’s Managing Director Phil Bell, there is no right
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