Commons Act 2006 – Section 15(1)
Notice of an application for the registration of land as a Town or Village Green
To every reputed owner, lessee, tenant or occupier of any part of the land described below, and to all others whom it may concern.
Application has been made to the Surrey County Council, Countryside Access, Whitebeam Lodge, Merrow Depot, Merrow Lane, Guildford, GU4 7BQ by Marcus Burke-Williams of 18 Rectory Close, Long Ditton, KT6 5HR under section 15(2) of the Commons Act 2006 and in accordance with the Commons (Registration of Town or Village Greens) (Interim Arrangements) (England) Regulations 2007. The application seeks the inclusion in the register of town and village greens of the land described in the Schedule below, which is claimed to have qualified for registration as a town or village green on 13 August 2017 by virtue of the land having been used as of right by a significant number of the inhabitants of Long Ditton and Hinchley Wood for lawful sports and pastimes, for a period of twenty continuous years.
The application, which includes a plan of the land proposed for registration, may be inspected by appointment at the offices of the Countryside Access, Surrey County Council, Whitebeam Lodge, Merrow Depot, Merrow Lane, Guildford, GU4 7BQ between the hours of 9am and 4pm. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07929 849518 to make an appointment to view the files or to be supplied with electronic copies. Copies of this notice, the application form and the plan may also be collected from Dittons Library, Mercer Close, Thames Ditton, KT7 0BS.
If the registration authority is satisfied that the land described below qualifies for registration as a town or village green, it will so register the land.
Any person wishing to object to the registration of the land as a town or village green should send a statement of the facts on which the objection is based to Countryside Access, Surrey County Council, Whitebeam Lodge, Merrow Depot, Merrow Lane, Guildford, GU4 7BQ or email: email@example.com on or before 14 June 2021. Any representations that are to be taken into account by the Authority in reaching a decision on the application cannot be treated as confidential and will be copied to the applicant for comment and may be disclosed to other interested parties. (Please quote ref. 1880)
Dated: 23 April 2021
Signed: Paul Evans - Director of Law and Governance
(on behalf of the registration authority)
Schedule (Application 1880)
Description of the land claimed to have become a town or village green: -
Land North of A309, West of Woodstock Lane North, incorporating Stokes Field Nature Reserve and One Tree Hill and collectively known as 'Stokes Fields', Thames Ditton, Surrey
Files available to download
TVG Application Plan 1880 (PDF)
Town and Village Green application plan for land known as Stoke's Field, Thames Ditton, Esher (Reference 1880)