Chris Grayling met with Transport Minister Norman Baker this week to discuss extending Zone 6 to include Epsom station. Mr Baker was sympathetic to the issue raised, and has agreed to write to the Train Companies giving them permission to enter into detailed discussions about the possibility of moving Epsom into Zone 6. Nothing can […]
A big thank you to all of the people who attended the public meeting at Blenheim High School about the future of Epsom Hospital on February 7th. More than 500 people attended, and we had so many that not everyone could get in. My apologies to those who could not, but at the very least […]
The NHS has approved a second application submitted by Mr Kureeman to open a replacement pharmacy, now in the old Barclays bank premises, which would provide a much expanded range of public health services.
Mr Kureeman, who has worked as a pharmacist in Ashtead for 15 years, said: “I’m really happy, especially for the elderly residents […]
I am writing to you again so soon after my last message because there have been unexpected and unwelcome developments on the hospital front.
During the week the team running the hospital review held their project board meeting, and the London based group of doctors and nurses who have been advising the project submitted a […]
Chris Grayling handed in a petition to Epsom & Ewell Council last week signed by around 80 residents who want to protect the bridleway off Downs Road in Epsom.
The residents are objecting to a planning application that seeks to sell of part of a back garden in order to build a new house which would be accessed be via […]
Chris is one of a group of local people who have established the Save Epsom campaign to put pressure on the Borough council over planning strategy for the town following the controversial redevelopment of the area around Epsom station. The group has held a number of meetings with the Borough and has been instrumental in […]
I am writing to you with further information about what is happening about Epsom Hospital. I have enclosed below the content of a letter that I have just sent to Ruth Carnall, who is the Chief Executive of NHS London, the body which is ultimately responsible for Epsom Hospital. The letter is pretty […]
Chris Grayling has been told by Southern, the train company which operates Epsom Station that is has no objection in principle to Epsom being moved into zone 6, as long as a deal can be done which means that there is a fair distribution of fare income so it doesn’t lose out as a result. […]
Ashford St Peter’s has unexpectedly decided not to go ahead with its plans to merge with Epsom Hospital. I am extremely disappointed by this news, as I had hoped the merger would provide a long term solution for the hospital. There is still some confusion about the reasons for the decision, with both sides blaming […]
2nd November 2012
MP Chris Grayling has pledged his continued commitment to get Epsom into Zone 6, saying he has set the wheels in motion for ‘a battle he wants Epsom to win’.
In July, Southern rail company, which has the franchise to run services through Epsom, said it was “willing to work towards” getting the station […]