Epsom and Walton Downs Consultative Committee
Monday, 13th March, 2017 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1 - Epsom Town Hall

Contact: Tim Richardson, 01372 732122  Email:

No. Item


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 103 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm as a true record the Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee held on 26 September 2016 (attached) and to authorise the Chairman to sign them.



Matters Arising From The Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 51 KB

The Committee is asked to note the current situation on the following issues raised previously.


Report of the Head Downskeeper pdf icon PDF 50 KB

To receive the report of the Head Downskeeper.



Issues considered by the Conservators pdf icon PDF 57 KB

This report provides the Committee with a summary of items of interest considered at the meetings of the Epsom and Walton Downs Conservators held on 5 October 2016 and 18 January 2017, and the Minutes of those meetings.

Additional documents:


Issues raised by the Hack Riders Representatives

To discuss any issues raised by Hack Riders Representatives, including the following:

·         Reinstatement of the hack sand track

·         Consultation on proposed parking on the Derby Arms triangle

·         Use of hatched area and TGMB proposal

·         Marker posts update

·         Scrub clearance along hack ride (from Downs Road to Burgh Heath Road) in vicinity of top of Rifle Butts Alley

·         Audit of signs on the downs

·         Reinstatement of afternoon hack ride on Six Mile Hill, and appropriate signs, barriers and markers associated with the uphill end of the afternoon hack ride

·         Maintenance of triangular hack area east of Downs House: procuring machinery to enable the grass to be cut and collected


Issues raised for consideration

To discuss any issues raised by representatives to the Committee, including the following:


·         Condition of path near fibresand track (requested by Caroline Baldock, Epsom Equestrian Conservation Group)

·         'No Horses' notice at entrance to Warren Recreation Ground – damage to posts (requested by Angela Clifford, Epsom Civic Society)


Items for the Attention of the Conservators

To identify any items which the Committee wishes to be brought to the attention of the Conservators at their next meeting, and nominate a spokesperson to present them if appropriate.