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Useful Links




Neighbourhood statistics for Thames Ditton, Weston Green and East Molesey
The Thames Ditton Island web site: highly readable! (What really goes on over there, we wonder?!) 
What's going on in neighbouring SurbitonKingston, and Claygate.
Surrey Emergency Information - a number of links to useful emergency and other information
Thames Ditton on Wikipedia. Local information about Thames Ditton

Weston Green on Wikipedia. Local information about Weston Green

Molesey on Wikipedia. Local information about Molesey (East and West)

Residents' Associations

Some of our partner associations in Elmbridge that have web sites (Some associations do not yet have them)).
Hinchley Wood Residents' Association 
Esher Residents' Association 
The Walton Society 
The Molesey Residents' Association
The Long Ditton Residents' Association
Federation of Oxshott Residents and Associations (FEDORA)

And some more distant Residents' Associations that have contacted us:
Ash Residents Association - formed in Surrey in November 201,  stimulated by predatory development plans, so often the genesis of strong residents' associations.


Political Parties: The Residents' Association is a non party-political organisation, and in fairness we offer you links to the party-political political parties. You might like to compare their record of interest in and activities to benefit Thames Ditton and Weston Green....

You may view details including the accounts of (and donors to) all registered parties on the Electoral Commission site.
National Petitions: since November 2006 you may raise a petition to the Prime Minister online. It's up to you to let people know about it so that they may sign it online if they wish.  

Your elected representatives nationally ... You may keep independent track of what your MP says and does, his registered interests and donations etc, by means of the useful They Work For You web site. You can communicate online with your elected representatives via Write To Them. Or you may visit the personal website of Dominic Raab MP (Con). Get your money's worth! You can view your MP's list of registered interests.
If you can't get your MP's attention, you may like to try this web site
Where does my money go? is a site that attempt to correlate your taxes with how they are spent. 
Submit an e-petition to Government


Elmbridge Council has a very good and useful web site - a fund of resources. Note: you can view planning applications and lodge objections or other comments online with Elmbridge BC by clicking here. You may file your views conveniently via the 'online investigation complaint form' at the foot of Elmbridge's web page.



Government guidance on Planning at the Planning Portal. (note that special rules apply in Conservation Areas - consult EBC)

Doctors and clinics

Giggs Hill Surgery

Cancer Research UK- contains many useful and reliable links to other organisations that can help you handle cancer

Police and Crime

Surrey Police
Cal 999 for emergencies (toll-free) and 101 for non-emergencies

Local crime statistics for the general area


You can compare them with national crime statistics.

  • Telephone Preference Service - to stop unsolicited sales or marketing calls: Freephone 0845 0700707
  • Mail preference service - to stop junk mail: 0845 7034599
  • Get Safe Online - guidance backed by government and law enforcement agencies to keep your computer and use of the internet more secure.

Metropolitan Police Sports Club at Imber Court (frequent events open to public)


Our excellent Library in Thames Ditton
Address:Dittons Library, Mercer Close, Thames Ditton, KT7 0BS

Difficult Neighbours

Surely not in Thames Ditton or Weston Green! But just in case, trained volunteer mediators are available to help secure non-adversarial agreement in neighbourly disputes. Mediation North Surrey has the backing of Elmbridge Council, the Police and the Citizens Advice bureau. Fully confidential - and you can ask for a mediator who doesn't live in the village if you prefer. Contact them on 0870 7514311 or visit their website

Citizens Advice

Esher and District Citizens Advice Bureau

Charities, Voluntary Service, Community Rôles, care homes

Walsingham Care - formerly the Home of Compassion charity provides support for the long-term or termminally ill or disabled of local parishes. CARE buses For the infirm or elderly who may have transport difficulties
Street Child Africa
Voluntary Action Elmbridge, Residents House, Community Walk, ESHER, Surrey KT10 9RA: lists current volunteer jobs in the community.
FamilyLine Surrey is a local telephone helpline service for families experiencing difficulties, freephone 0808 800 5678, weekdays from 10am – 7pm. FamilyLine listen to callers with problems on parenting, children’s behaviour, teenagers, adult relationships, grandchildren, isolation etc.

Vera Fletcher Hall

The Hall's web site, with a current schedule of events and classes


Thames Ditton Infants School

Thames Ditton Junior School

Esher College

Hinchley Wood School and Sixth-Form Centre


The Station & other transport

Thames Ditton Train Station
Thames Ditton Miniature Railway


All Saints Weston
Saint Nicholas Church web site
Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church, Hampton Court Way
United Reformed Church

Local Radio

Brooklands radio - local internet-only community radio station covering Elmbridge, Runnymede, Spelthorne and Woking from its studios above Weybridge Library. Contact

Local History

Excellent material by Rowland Baker (1919-1987), including a book on Boyle Farm (now the Home of Compassion), hosted on a new website here.
Material, to which you may contribute, at Wikipedia.
Celestion loudspeakers - for a time based in Thames Ditton, where they produced the famous 'Ditton' series of speakers.
In 2008 Surrey County Council set up a web site for Surrey's local history that gives reference details of documents available in their Library.
AC Cars on wikipedia and AC Owners' Club history page
Surrey CC History Centre 
Old Pathe News film clips featuring Thames Ditton and also Imber Court/Met Police events. Priceless!

Family History

West Surrey Family History Society
East Surrey Family History Society

Waterworks miscellany

History of Seething Wells .. more here

Family History

West Surrey Family History Society
East Surrey Family History Society


Elmbridge Museum - more aimed at the school ages, perhaps


A walk round Weston Green by Rowland Baker

Young graphic artists

Grace Evetts