Epsom Chalk Pit – HGV Movements

#EpsomChalk – A survey was carried out by members of the public in May to count the number of movements of Waste Vehicles in a three day period. The results of the survey are below. The numbers are more than double those quoted by NJB Recycling in their planning application. Almost a third of theContinue reading “Epsom Chalk Pit – HGV Movements”

Chalk Pit Planning Update Fri 4 June

#EpsomChalk – We were advised yesterday that the planning application submitted by NJB Recycling will not go to committee at Surrey County Council on 16th June 2021. It is now likely to go to committee on 7th July 2021. Considering the points below, this is a huge disappointment. This is a retrospective application that shouldContinue reading “Chalk Pit Planning Update Fri 4 June”

Chalk Pit Update 29th May – Objection letter

Objection Letter issued by Epsom and Ewell Borough Council. #EpsomChalk – Epsom and Ewell Borough Council has a robust response from the planning team. The letter has 11 pages. Please see the highlights below, followed by a download for the letter.. A lot of residents are noting the incredible and unrelenting noise. Environment Agency officersContinue reading “Chalk Pit Update 29th May – Objection letter”

#EpsomChalk – Residents Update 12th May 2021

#EpsomChalk – The number of objections posted on the Epsom & Ewell Borough Council planning portal has increased to an amazing 386, and so far 3,536 people have signed up to the petition. Anyone wishing to sign the petition should visit the link below. Please spread the word! https://www.change.org/p/surrey-county-council-stop-the-epsom-mineral-waste-recycling-plant? The planning application is still dueContinue reading “#EpsomChalk – Residents Update 12th May 2021”

Noise from the Chalk Pit, College Road, Epsom

#EpsomChalk – The information below is from a local resident. The level of noise and the distance of sound travel depends on the operations and the direction of the wind. The noise at the Chalk Pit this morning has again been horrendous. The video clip on the link below is one example of what happensContinue reading “Noise from the Chalk Pit, College Road, Epsom”

Distribution of Dust from Chalk Pit, Epsom

#EpsomChalk have received several reports of significant deposits of dust that are more than 1km away from the Chalk Pit, College Road Epsom. Some of the reports are more 2km away form the site, including Ewell Village. The Particulate Emissions Management Plan prepared by NJB Recycling for Planning Application SCC Ref 2020/0159 suggested that :-Continue reading “Distribution of Dust from Chalk Pit, Epsom”

Environment Agency – Dust Events

#EpsomChalk – There was another Dust Event on Longdown Lane North, Epsom this week, on 28th and 29th April. The worst dust event for about 2 months. There was also a lot of noise from operations at the Chalk Pit, College Road, Epsom. The two pictures are of a car that had been valet cleanedContinue reading “Environment Agency – Dust Events”

Update – Complaints are Working 19 Apr 21

#EpsomChalk Your complaints are working so if you are affected please complain, as and when justified. If you suffer Dust or Noise Nuisance please either call 0800 80 70 60 or email them Incident_Communication_Service@environment-agency.gov.uk, as and when justified. If you are concerned about Traffic on your Road email Highways@surreycc.gov.uk as and when justified. Recently aContinue reading “Update – Complaints are Working 19 Apr 21”

News from Chris Grayling MP

Please see the extract below from news prepared by Chris Grayling, MP for Epsom & Ewell. The news on the link below includes sections on Vaccinations, Infection Rates in Surrey, Lockdown Rules, The Chalk Pit Site. Latest news from Chris Grayling MP – What’s On In Epsom (woimtg.com) The Chalk Pit Site There is oneContinue reading “News from Chris Grayling MP”

Chalk Pit Update 10th April

#EpsomChalk General Points Local residents are suffering significant noise and dust nuisance as well as potential harm to health Dust nuisance should not be a surprise given the dust assessment and the failure to implement the risk mitigation measures The issues are recurring and constant and not occasional Environment Agency Planning Consultation Response Advised theContinue reading “Chalk Pit Update 10th April”

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