To promote or improve the economic, social and environmental wellbeing and quality of life of those living and working in the area, through the preparation and implementation of a Neighbourhood Plan, as defined in the Town and Planning Act 1990 as amended by the Localism Act 2011 (‘the Act’) and the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations in force April 6th 2012.
In doing so, to seek to represent all sections of the local (Stoneleigh and Auriol) community including those persons working, living and planning a future within the area.
To encourage neighbourhood pride, positive perceptions and local involvement of individuals and organisations.
To enhance and protect the character and historic features and characteristics that define Stoneleigh and Auriol sense of place.
To protect our listed buildings as well as those which may not be of listing quality but whose architectural features are important to the character of the area.
To maintain the Stoneleigh and Auriol area with the same ethos and character that currently exists, but to welcome incremental changes that sustain and enhance its facilities and contribute to a greater sense of community and neighbourliness.
To ensure the design, height and scale of new and extended buildings shall have regard to and respect the proportion, proximity, density and rooflines of existing buildings in their vicinity. In all development there shall be a clear presumption in favour of preserving the distinctive character and appearance of the area.
To work collaboratively and positively with Epsom and Ewell Borough Council in developing our Neighbourhood Plan in parallel with its borough wide Local Plan.