East Grinstead Society

Current Issues

A History of the British Seaside in 100 Objects

JUBILEE PROJECT UPDATE: TOWN COUNCIL BACKING?

Hopefully another step forward in the East Grinstead Society’s Jubilee project to restore the High Street drinking fountain! Last night the Town Council’s Amenities and Tourism Committee agreed to move forward in principle with the Society on the project, including taking ownership from the District Council of the fountain. A final decision awaits a Town […]

Wakehurst, Kew and the National Trust – A Talk by Paul Reader

Town Council to Discuss Fountain!

Society members will know that we are working hard on the restoration of the High Street drinking fountain as our key project to mark the Platinum Jubilee for the Town as a whole. This is fitting as the foundation was given to the Town in 1887 to mark the Jubilee of Queen Victoria. We are […]

District Plan Consultation: Our view is ‘Extreme Disappointment’!

We have commented on both the original Draft Plan in November 2019 and subsequent variances the ensuing period to July 2020. Our overall position is one of extreme disappointment at the lack of recognition of the points made in both our submissions. We note that this reflects the Town Council’s position on its comments. We […]

Next Meeting – February 16th