Tandridge parking review 2024

There are a number of stages involved in the review and these are explained below. This parking review is now underway.

The current stage is: Introduction

Page contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Authorisation
  3. Advertising and objections
  4. Approval
  5. Implementation


Starting in May 2024 we will be assessing on-street parking concerns across the borough by carrying out site visits. These are the concerns that have been brought to our attention largely by members of the public, the police, councillors, and highway officers since the previous review took place. We assess the requests based on road safety, accessibility, congestion, the possibility of just displacing a problem and how many people have requested a change.

After completing all the site visits, we will prepare a report of our findings and recommendations.


We shall present this report of our findings and recommendations to the County Councillors for Tandridge Borough. Each County Councillor will need to agree and approve the Parking Engineer's proposals for their division. Once agreement has been reached, we shall advertise the proposals, allowing the local community to have their say on the proposals.

Advertisement and objections

The prepared parking proposals agreed with the county councillors will be formally advertised and consulted upon. This will be done via a 28 day public consultation. It will allow everybody the opportunity to give their views on what changes are being proposed. Street notices will be put up at all locations where changes are proposed. The most affected properties will be written to. Drawings of the proposed changes will be available to view in libraries around the borough and on this web page.


All the feedback received following the 28 day public consultation will then be separated out into each proposal, compiled into a report, and presented to the relevant Tandridge Borough county councillor and the Parking & Traffic Enforcement Manager. They will each read the report and make decisions on how to proceed at each location, taking the feedback submitted during the consultation into account. Public feedback can result in a proposal being dropped completely or a reduced proposal being progressed. It is not possible to extend a scheme once it has been formally consulted upon. If no objections are received about a particular proposal, it will proceed as advertised through to implementation.

Once final verdicts have been agreed, a 'Decisions Report' will be written and published below on this web page. Everybody who participated in the consultation will be notified when the Decisions Report is available. The report will summarise the feedback received during the consultation and state the final councillor's decision with an explanation.


Each location we are proceeding with will be visited, measured, and marked out in preparation for the new parking scheme to be installed. Orders for lining and signing works will then be raised and placed with our contractors to install the new parking controls. Lining work requires suitable weather. If this stage of the process is reached during the winter or a wet spell of weather, there could be a delay in implementing.

A final traffic regulation order (TRO) will then be made and published. This will make all the changes made in the parking review legally enforceable by civil enforcement officers.

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