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Ashford Hospital planning application submitted

Continuing with its drive to deliver housing in Spelthorne, Knowle Green Estates Ltd (wholly owned by Spelthorne Borough Council) is pleased to announce a planning application has been submitted for the redevelopment of surplus land at Ashford Hospital car park on London Road, Ashford. The project includes 115 residential homes, ranging from one, two, and … Continue reading Ashford Hospital planning application submitted

New homes at The Bugle

Spelthorne Borough Council has announced the completion of two one-bedroom and six two-bedroom apartments in Upper Halliford. Located on Upper Halliford Road, on the site previously occupied by the Bugle Returns public house, the properties have been built by the Council to provide affordable private rented accommodation for local residents. The homes are energy efficient … Continue reading New homes at The Bugle

Spelthorne purchase Ashford Hospital car park to develop into housing

Spelthorne Borough Council has announced the purchase of a surplus car park on the site of Ashford Hospital's old incinerator with the aim of developing the land for much needed housing. Speaking of the purchase, Cllr Ian Harvey, Leader of Spelthorne Borough Council, said: "I am absolutely delighted that we are in a position to … Continue reading Spelthorne purchase Ashford Hospital car park to develop into housing

Council Offices modernisation

A consolidation and modernisation project has been completed at Spelthorne Borough Council Offices, Knowle Green. This culminated in the opening of a new and improved multi-functional reception area for residents. The main objective of the project, which started in July last year, was to free up a wing of the Council Offices for conversion to … Continue reading Council Offices modernisation

Spelthorne Borough Council statement on property purchases

Residents may have seen articles which have appeared in the national and local media that are critical of councils investing in property in order to generate income to fund services. Spelthorne Borough Council fully co-operated with all these investigations in order to ensure full transparency.  Unfortunately the resulting articles are misleading and the analysis on … Continue reading Spelthorne Borough Council statement on property purchases

Mott MacDonald appointed on Ceaser Court residential development

Mott MacDonald has been appointed as building services engineer by Spelthorne Borough Council on Ceaser Court, a £10 million residential development in Sunbury-on-Thames, UK. The development will convert disused commercial offices at Benwell House into 55 one and two-bedroom apartments by extending the existing building. The project is part of the council’s plans to relieve … Continue reading Mott MacDonald appointed on Ceaser Court residential development

Council Offices planning application submitted

The Council has submitted an application to the Local Planning Authority (LPA) for prior approval to convert part of the Council Offices from offices to residential. National planning laws introduced in 2013 enable offices to be converted to new homes without the need to apply for planning permission.  However anyone wishing to carry out such … Continue reading Council Offices planning application submitted

Council purchases Benwell House in Sunbury-on-Thames

Spelthorne Borough Council has announced the purchase of Benwell House in Sunbury-on-Thames. The Council purchased the office block on Green Street in Sunbury for £9m and plans to convert the building into residential properties. The 25,587 sq. ft. building is set within two acres of landscaped grounds, with easy access to the M3 and A316 … Continue reading Council purchases Benwell House in Sunbury-on-Thames