East Grinstead Society

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East Grinstead on Radio 4

Mark Steel is back In Town. This week he’s in East Grinstead in West Sussex

Video – East Grinstead High Street Jubilee Fountain Opening Ceremony

Interview with Robin Whalley – opening of the High Street water fountain

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Letter to the MSDC CEO on parking charges

Read the letter here Dear Ms Hall, I hope you are very much aware of the uproar that the proposed new parking charges and extension to paid parking hours has caused the citizens of East Grinstead. The East Grinstead Society is a charity which aims to “Highlight issues affecting the ambience of the Town Conservation […]

A History of the British Seaside in 100 Objects

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

Next Meeting – February 16th

The “Ups and Downs” of being a local representative – A Talk by Councillor Rex Whittaker

East Grinstead Society Update

Although we are still unable to offer our usual programme of exciting meetings, we have been working hard in our other role as guardians of the Town’s heritage. This has comprised regular comments to planning applications going to the Town Council and submissions to the District Council on major strategic planning issues. Our most recent […]

Site Allocations and Development Plan Document (DPD) – July 2020 Response by The East Grinstead Society

We commented on the Draft of this plan in November 2019 and regret that so little has been varied in the ensuing period to July 2020. As before our comments relate to both the general context of East Grinstead and three specific sites in the DPD, SA18, SA19, and SA20. We end with some general […]

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