Residents will be aware from recent extensive publicity both in our latest newsletters and on this Website, that proposals for the possible development of greenbelt land at Kempton Park is under active consideration.

A campaign group, headed up by one of our members, is currently keeping a very close watch on proceedings and has circulated a number of updates on what has been discovered. To catch up on previous circulations and to keep in touch with future reports, please visit:

Keep Kempton Green

Weekly Updates – Keep Kempton Green

06 December 2021

... or they'll pave paradise and put up a parking lot ... Weekly Updates – Keep Kempton Green
  • Piano recital postponed
      Given the recent tightening of restrictions on public gatherings, we have unfortunately had to postpone the piano recital planned for 7 November. We hope that we will be able to reschedule the concert for next April. Our Open Gardens event is still scheduled for 13 June next year.
  • Make a note in your diaries for 7 November 2020 and 13 June 2021 …
    As you will be aware, we have postponed our Open Gardens event until 13 June next year for obvious reasons. Please make a note of the new date in your diary. We are also planning to hold some other fundraising events in the meantime. The first event to be confirmed is a piano recital by … Continue reading Make a note in your diaries for 7 November 2020 and 13 June 2021 …
  • Open Gardens further postponed …
    We have unfortunately had to further postpone the KKG Open Gardens event until next year, when the gardens will once more be looking splendid. In the meantime, follow the gardening tip above … But keep watching this site, as we have other equally splendid fund-raisers planned for later this year …  
  • Cash crazed …  
  • KKG Open Gardens postponed
    With the lock-down extended until 7 May, and the distinct possibility of restrictions on gatherings after that, we have reluctantly postponed the KKG Open Gardens to Sunday 23 August.
  • Save The Date …
    Sunbury Open Gardens are back, this year in support of Keep Kempton Green. Sunday 21 June, from 11am to 5pm Watch this space for more details. See you there.
  • The Schwarzenegger gambit
    The Jockey Club announced today that they have asked Spelthorne Council to consider an application for a smaller development – 550 dwellings – on the Kempton Park estate. “The Local Plan process continues and a new submission at the Preferred Options Consultation stage has seen a much smaller part of the site highlighted by The … Continue reading The Schwarzenegger gambit
  • “The increase in house prices is not the result of a shortage of new houses”
    Mean house prices between 1985 and 2018, in real (RPI-adjusted) terms (2018 pounds) We’ve been making this point for years. Now there is a paper from the Bank of England making the same argument. It’s a bit technical, but if you wish to read it, the link is in the following comment on the paper: … Continue reading “The increase in house prices is not the result of a shortage of new houses”
  • Another step forward
    First the good news: Very many thanks to all of those who have contributed to our Fighting Fund. We have more to raise, but we are well on our way. And now the very good news: After six years, Arup, Surrey Highways and Spelthorne Council have agreed with what we have been saying all along: … Continue reading Another step forward
  • Raffle Draw
    (Winning tickets being drawn by Sir David Reddaway) Many thanks to all those who bought KKG raffle tickets at the Sunbury Regatta last weekend. We raised almost £500, which is a big boost to our Legal Defence Fund. The winning tickets were: #183 : Selection of Soaps. #86 : Bottle of Charles de Courance Champagne … Continue reading Raffle Draw

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