Make sure you’re registered before it’s too late

Published on Monday, 17th June 2024

To vote in the general election on 4 July, you must be registered to vote before the deadline of midnight on 18 June 2024.

Memorial Park pavilion café welcomes new operator, Florrie’s

Published on Tuesday, 11th June 2024

Memorial Park pavilion café in Redhill will reopen in July, following a re-letting process and redecoration, welcoming local, family-run venture, Florrie’s.

Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Council Leader and Executive appointed at 50th anniversary at Annual Council meeting

Published on Thursday, 23rd May 2024

Cllr Eddy Humphreys was re-elected as Mayor of Reigate & Banstead for a second term at the Council’s 50th anniversary Annual Council meeting held at the Town Hall on Thursday 23 May 2024.

Results of the local elections in Reigate & Banstead

Published on Friday, 3rd May 2024

Find out which councillors were elected or re-elected to represent you on Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.

Result of the Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner elections

Published on Friday, 3rd May 2024

The final result of the election for Surrey’s Police and Crime Commissioner has now been declared.

Turnout for Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner elections

Published on Friday, 3rd May 2024

All districts and boroughs across Surrey are counting ballot papers today, 3 May, for the Police and Crime Commissioner elections for the Surrey Police force area.

​​​​​​​One week to go - a guide to polling day on 2 May

Published on Wednesday, 24th April 2024

When do polling stations open? What if I’ve lost my poll card? Can I take my children? Here’s a guide, answering the most common questions we get asked around polling day.

Priory Park Café to open after renovation, Lady Neville and Memorial Park to follow 

Published on Tuesday, 26th March 2024

We are delighted to announce that the pavilion at Priory Park in Reigate will open for business from Tuesday 02 April following a successful letting process and refit.

Tell us your views on A23 Great Street Design Code

Published on Wednesday, 6th December 2023

The Council is asking for views on a Design Code that aims to achieve a higher standard of design for new development in the area between Redhill and Horley through new planning guidance.

​​​​​​​The show must go on: Harlequin panto reinvented as Big Top experience!

Published on Tuesday, 17th October 2023

Today, Reigate & Banstead Borough Council confirms that its pantomime will be relocated to a Big Top tent whilst The Harlequin Theatre & Cinema remains closed for the time being.

Harlequin Arts Takeover week

Published on Thursday, 5th October 2023

We are delighted to be bringing you the Harlequin Arts Takeover week from The Belfry shopping centre in the heart of Redhill, following the temporary closure of The Harlequin Theatre & Cinema.

Don’t lose your vote – check voter registration details

Published on Friday, 18th August 2023

Reigate & Banstead residents are being urged to check their electoral registration details or risk losing their chance to vote on decisions that affect them.

Calls for positive attitude to sport as Specsavers Surrey Youth Games end

Published on Wednesday, 28th June 2023

The Specsavers Surrey Youth Games 2023 came to a close on Saturday 17 June with calls for youngsters to develop a positive attitude towards sport and regular exercise.

Transformation plan for Redhill library announced by Surrey County Council

Published on Wednesday, 28th June 2023

Redhill library is set to benefit from a multi-million pound investment programme into Surrey’s libraries.

Cllr Biggs elected Council Leader and appoints new Executive

Published on Friday, 26th May 2023

Cllr Richard Biggs has been elected Leader of Reigate and Banstead Borough Council at the Annual Council meeting held at the Town Hall on Thursday 25 May 2023.

Public art ideas for Horley subway go on display

Published on Monday, 22nd May 2023

The first concepts for an exciting mural-style public art project in Horley subway have gone on show to find out what the public think of the designs.

The Belfry to offer late night parking for Redhill town centre visitors in deal with council

Published on Friday, 19th May 2023

Visitors to Redhill town centre and its new entertainment venue The Rise, will be able to enjoy convenient late-night parking in The Belfry Shopping Centre from June this year.

Improving local infrastructure – over £16m funding allocated during next five years

Published on Friday, 24th March 2023

Fifty-one projects to improve community buildings, transport, education, health, sports facilities and open spaces, flood risk and the environment will benefit from developer contributions funding.

New playing pitches and sports facilities study published

Published on Thursday, 23rd March 2023

A new playing pitches and sports facilities study has been published by the Council, which looks at the quality of existing facilities across the borough, owned by a range of organisations.

Housing fraud prosecution – woman sentenced to 12-month community order and ordered to pay Council costs

Published on Friday, 17th February 2023

Following a lengthy investigation by the Council’s Fraud and Financial investigations Team, a 46-year-old nurse pleaded guilty to housing fraud and was sentenced at Guildford Court.

Latest Horley High Street and subway designs on display, along with new plans for Central Car Park

Published on Friday, 10th February 2023

Detailed designs for improvements to Horley High Street and subway have gone on display at Horley Library, along with new designs for enhancements to Central Car Park, on show for the first time.

Latest developer contributions of £2.99m fund strategic and community improvement projects

Published on Tuesday, 17th January 2023

Many different projects benefitted from funding contributions last year, from a new Ambulance centre to new footpaths, defibrillators, refurbished community buildings and a tractor!

Sad passing of Honorary Alderman and former councillor Michael Selby

Published on Monday, 31st October 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Honorary Alderman and former borough councillor, Michael Selby on Wednesday 26 October 2022.

Have your say to help shape the design of new development between Redhill and Horley

Published on Monday, 15th August 2022

The Council is asking local people for their views to help develop a new ‘design code’ that will shape new development and create a ‘green corridor’ between Redhill and Horley.

Horley High Street and subway improvement plans go on display

Published on Tuesday, 2nd August 2022

Initial designs for improvements to Horley High Street and subway have gone on display at Horley Library.

​​​​​​​£120,000 secured to help shape the design of new development between Redhill and Horley

Published on Tuesday, 15th March 2022

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is one of 25 areas that will benefit from a share of £3 million funding as part of a Government pilot to support the development of local design codes.

Communities benefit from improvement projects and latest £2m developer contributions

Published on Monday, 24th January 2022

From community buildings and highway projects to playground equipment and improved footpaths, a wide range of local projects benefitted from developer contributions funding last year (2020-21).

Council’s Flagship Redhill development reaches its highest point

Published on Friday, 8th October 2021

Today an important milestone was celebrated at the Council’s new flagship development on Marketfield Way, Redhill, which will include a multi-screen cinema, shops, restaurants and homes.

Building a more sustainable future - Climate Change and Sustainable Construction Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) adopted

Published on Friday, 17th September 2021

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s Executive agreed to formally adopt the Climate Change and Sustainable Construction Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).

Reigate & Banstead pledge support for the Afghan crisis

Published on Thursday, 26th August 2021

As the situation develops in Afghanistan and many people are having to flee the country and seek refuge, Reigate & Banstead Borough Council has committed to offering its support.

New Syrian recipe book captures best-loved recipes of families resettled in East Surrey

Published on Tuesday, 20th July 2021

A new Syrian recipe book, created during lockdown, has been published to capture some of the best-loved dishes of South-East Surrey’s Syrian community.

Surge testing to be deployed to control spread of Covid-19 variant in two areas within Reigate & Banstead from Friday 18 June

Published on Thursday, 17th June 2021

Area one is focused around Banstead, Walton-on-the-Hill and Tattenham Corner, while area two is Reigate town centre.

Reigate & Banstead high street trail promises half term family fun!

Published on Monday, 24th May 2021

This May half term, join in the fun as families track down the ‘Secret Carnival’ and its canny characters via their smartphones thanks to Reigate & Banstead Borough Council and High Street Safari.

A chance to give your views on the draft Climate Change and Sustainable Construction Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

Published on Monday, 24th May 2021

Improving our environment and reducing our impact on the planet is a critical global goal. It is also an important ambition in the Council’s corporate plan and Environmental Sustainability Strategy.

What’s next for £1.5m Merstham Recreation Ground revamp?

Published on Monday, 15th March 2021

Following a consultation last autumn to get community feedback on ideas for a £1.5 million refurbishment of Merstham Recreation Ground, we have appointed a design team to develop the plans further.

Harlequin Theatre in Redhill to be added to rapid community testing initiative rolling out in Surrey

Published on Wednesday, 24th February 2021

Updated 1st July 2021 - Testing is no longer available at the Harlequin Theatre & Cinema. For up to date information please visit the Surrey County Council website.

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council announces new initiative to boost youth employment in East Surrey

Published on Monday, 22nd February 2021

The new initiative will launch on 1 March to help target the significant increase in unemployment among 18-24 years across East Surrey since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tell us what you would like from your local community centre 

Published on Friday, 12th February 2021

What could your local community centre offer to meet your needs and others in your community?

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council collaborates with borough’s major employers to launch website supporting local jobs and careers

Published on Monday, 1st February 2021

Today sees the launch of a new employment website developed by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council in collaboration with the borough’s major employers.

Crematorium planning application submitted to provide a local service

Published on Thursday, 28th January 2021

A planning application for a new crematorium and memorial garden in Woodhatch has been submitted by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council to provide a more local service for bereaved families.

Surrey partners working together to deal with dramatic rise in COVID-19

Published on Wednesday, 6th January 2021


Reigate & Banstead raises more concerns over loss of affordable housing, essential infrastructure and local democracy in Government’s latest planning reform proposals

Published on Wednesday, 25th November 2020

Reigate & Banstead has highlighted a raft of concerns with the latest planning reform proposals in its robust formal response to the Government’s recent Planning for the future public consultation.

Reigate & Banstead’s virtual Remembrance Sunday service

Published on Wednesday, 28th October 2020

Residents are being encouraged to honour Remembrance Sunday from the safety of their homes this year.

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council supports local families in need

Published on Tuesday, 27th October 2020

From today, Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is offering free meals to all children and young adults up to 19 years old this half term at The Harlequin Theatre in Redhill.

Providing a local crematorium for bereaved families

Published on Friday, 16th October 2020

The Council is proposing to build a crematorium and memorial garden in the borough to provide a more local service for bereaved families.

Have your say on £1.5m project to revamp Merstham Recreation Ground 

Published on Tuesday, 8th September 2020

If you live in Merstham or use Merstham Recreation Ground, the Council would like to hear your ideas for improving it.

Food distribution leaves Harlequin as part of new phase in Council response to pandemic

Published on Thursday, 3rd September 2020

As lockdown restrictions eased, the Council’s emergency community response has changed in line with residents’ needs and Government advice to pause shielding for those at greatest risk of coronavirus.

Surrey’s District & Borough Council Leaders launch work to transform Local Government across the county

Published on Wednesday, 19th August 2020

The Leaders of Surrey’s 11 district and borough councils launch their ‘Putting Residents First’ campaign to transform local government in the county.

Shop Safe, Shop Local: Council prepares to keep shoppers safe as local high streets start to reopen

Published on Friday, 12th June 2020

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is taking steps to support the safe flow of shoppers on its high streets.

Hang up #GreatBritishBunting for VE Day

Published on Friday, 1st May 2020

Next Friday marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War. In honour of those who fought for us, we're encouraging residents to decorate their homes with bunting.

Democracy goes virtual as first online Planning Committee is held

Published on Friday, 24th April 2020

Our Council meetings are now being run virtually so that the democratic process can continue despite coronavirus social distancing measures.

Harlequin community support centre features on Channel 5 News

Published on Wednesday, 15th April 2020

The transformation of our closed Harlequin Theatre into community support centre to assist vulnerable residents during the coronavirus crisis featured on last night’s Channel 5 News.

Harlequin Theatre becomes community support centre to help vulnerable residents

Published on Monday, 30th March 2020

The Council has put the closed Harlequin Theatre at the heart of its coronavirus response to support residents in need.

Coronavirus: update from the Leader

Published on Thursday, 19th March 2020

A message from Council Leader, Cllr Mark Brunt, on the Council’s response to Coronavirus - 19 March 2020.

Reigate & Banstead Awards open for business

Published on Tuesday, 21st January 2020

The Reigate & Banstead Business Awards are back – and bigger and better than ever!

Redhill’s landmark cinema development gets underway

Published on Friday, 6th December 2019

Work on the Council’s flagship cinema development at Marketfield Way in Redhill is set to get underway before Christmas.

Time is running out to register to vote in the general election

Published on Monday, 11th November 2019

With a general election scheduled for Thursday 12 December, we are urge any residents who are not already registered to vote, to make sure they do so in plenty of time. 

Priory Park playground revamp to start in June

Published on Monday, 25th March 2019

The exciting designs for Priory Park’s playground revamp have been unveiled. The popular play space will undergo a refurbishment project to replace its ageing and damaged equipment, starting in June.

Public consultation on local plan changes kicks off

Published on Monday, 11th March 2019

A six-week public consultation on proposed changes to the Council’s Development Management Plan (DMP) is underway.

Road named in memory of Redhill soldier, Lance Corporal James Hill

Published on Monday, 11th March 2019

Guardsman Hill Drive was officially unveiled by the Mayor of Reigate & Banstead on Friday 8 March (2019) in tribute to Redhill soldier James Hill.

Demolition of Redhill flats and shops gets underway to provide discounted homes

Published on Tuesday, 5th February 2019

The demolition of outdated shops and flats in Cromwell Road, Redhill (Surrey) is underway to make way for 32 new homes and modern retail premises.

Horley High Street revamp starts next week

Published on Thursday, 24th January 2019

A £750,000 refurbishment of Horley High Street’s pedestrian precinct begins on Monday (28 January) 2019.

Development Management Plan examination hearings announced

Published on Wednesday, 4th July 2018

The start of the examination hearings into the council’s Development Management Plan (DMP) has been set by the Planning Inspectorate for Tuesday, 30 October 2018.

New contractor appointed to complete community hub in Merstham regeneration project

Published on Tuesday, 9th August 2016

W Stirland Ltd. has been appointed as the new contractor to complete the construction of the new community hub and shops being built on the Triangle site as part of the Merstham regeneration project.