Read to full story from the Leith Hill Action Group, and email the Council if you’d like to object. It’s this magazine’s opinion that the issue is a nationwide one – we have to decide whether we want areas of the UK, those that have been deemed so beautiful as to warrant the protection AONB status affords, to be turned over to industrialisation at the first sign of a quick buck. At Box Hill, the decision rests with Surrey Council.

Subscribe to mbr today and save 30 per cent off the full subscription price!