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.

Parliamentary constituencies are set to change – give your views

Published on Tuesday, 22nd June 2021

The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) is redrawing the map of Parliamentary constituencies in England and needs your help to make sure they take into consideration local knowledge and views.

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.

A guide to polling day - make sure you’re ready to have your say on 6 May

Published on Tuesday, 27th April 2021

With Reigate & Banstead voters due to go to the polls on 6 May, we are urging voters to get ready to vote and answer some common questions about poling day.

Police and Crime Commissioner election – what you need to know

Published on Thursday, 22nd April 2021

On 6 May, eligible adults in Surrey can vote for who they want to be the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

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

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Statement regarding the regional restrictions from Councillor Mark Brunt, Leader of Reigate & Banstead Borough Council

Published on Friday, 27th November 2020

The Government has confirmed that following the end of the national lockdown on 2 December, Reigate & Banstead and the rest of Surrey will move into Tier 2 of the new system of regional measures.

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.

NHS COVID-19 app launches

Published on Thursday, 24th September 2020

NHS COVID-19 app launches to help control coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission.

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.

Make sure you’re registered to vote in time for May’s local elections

Published on Monday, 18th March 2019

On Thursday 2 May Reigate & Banstead residents will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level. This year every Borough Council seat is up for election.

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.

Join us for ‘Battle's Over - A Nation's Tribute’ on 11 November

Published on Thursday, 1st November 2018

Communities across the borough are invited to join us in remembrance on Sunday 11 November, as we mark 100 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the First World War.

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.