Land known as Elm Bridge Recreation Ground, Kingsfield, Woking (Application 1887)

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 Team, Whitebeam Lodge, Merrow Depot, Merrow Lane, Guildford, GU4 7BQ 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 18 November 2019 by virtue of the land having been used as of right by a significant number of the inhabitants of Elm Bridge, Kingfield, Woking 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 Team, Surrey County Council, Whitebeam Lodge, Merrow Depot, Merrow Lane, Guildford, GU4 7BQ between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm, please contact commons.villagegreens@surreycc.gov.uk or call 07976 394660 to make an appointment to view the files or to be supplied with electronic copies. Copies of this notice, the application form and plan may be seen at Woking Library, Gloucester Walk, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6EP

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 Surrey County Council, Countryside Access Team, Whitebeam Lodge, Merrow Depot, Merrow Lane, Guildford, GU4 7BQ 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.

  • Dated: 22 April 2021
  • Signed: Paul Evans, Director of Law and Governance
  • (on behalf of the registration authority)

Schedule

Description of the land claimed to have become a town or village green:

Elm Bridge Recreation Ground, Queen Elizabeth Way, Kingfield, Woking.


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