Save Broom and Lees
... because the Green Belt matters

Broom and Lees is a large sports field on the north eastern side of Hurtmore Road in Godalming, Surrey.
It is owned by Charterhouse School.

Waverley Borough Council has repeatedly sought to protect the Green Belt status of this historic field,
which falls within an Area of Great Landscape Value (AGLV),
but Charterhouse is demanding that protection be set aside to make way for a housing estate.

This website was established to help provide information to local residents, and many other interested parties,
whose aim is to Save Broom and Lees.

Thank you for visiting this site.
The Save Broom and Lees Campaign look forward to your support over the coming months.
Please bookmark this page and revisit for updates.


Outcome of the
Waverley BC Joint Planning Committee Meeting Wednesday, 26th June, 2019, Council Chamber, Council Offices, The Burys
APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION - WA/2019/0067 - Land south of Daviesites, Charterhouse, Queens Drive, Godalming.
Information about the sapplication
Printed Minutes of the 26 June 2019 meeting
» Minutes of this meeting were not available for some time, as the meetings scheduled for 24 Jul 2019 and 21 Aug 2019 were both cancelled. They were eventually agreed at the JPL's meeting of 25 Sep 2019.

Waverley BC's Decision is:
RESOLVED to GRANT planning permission, subject to consultation with the Secretary of State, and conditions 1 - 21 and Informatives 1 – 6 as set out in the agenda report.
Decision letter sent to the applicant, 8 Aug 2019
Secretary of State will not call in this application (reply to WBC 18 Jul 2019)
You also need to be aware that the School has refused to remove the consideration of selling Broom and Lees from its Master Plan. Much of this Master Plan is not in the public domain but some information is on on their website. See:
Development Strategy
Master Plan
Broom and Lees Proposals - nothing has changed in the last year.


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