Natural Amenities Committee

  • Campaigns for the retention and improvement of open spaces, and supports the setting up of new ones, such as the Redhill Memorial Park and the Woodhatch Park Project.   The Reigate Society has representatives on the Earlswood Common Steering Group and the Reigate Heath Steering Group, and also has its own Natural Amenities Committee.
The moat of Reigate Castle

In Detail


Aims

  • Monitors what is happening and what might be proposed for our parks, open spaces, rights of way, footpaths, bridleways, waste disposal, tree planting/maintenance, grass cutting, etc.
  • Responds to the Borough's proposals, particularly as regards its bias towards leisure activities to the possible detriment of wildlife issues.
  • Is currently taking a particular interest in the proposals for re-modelling parts of Priory Park in Reigate.
  • Has strongly lobbied against the Surrey County Council's proposed designation of Shagbrook on Reigate Heath as a site for open-cast sand mining.
  • Has representatives on the Earlswood Common Steering Group and the Reigate Heath Steering Group.