Mount Browne is one of two adjacent sites, the other being the Law College identified for development in the Local Plan. Both are previously developed sites in the Green Belt.
The Police in a change of plans have decided not to relocate but now plan to update and reconfigure the Mount Brown Site
Surrey Police have now held a exhibition on their proposed plans prior to submitting a planning application.
Mount Browne has been the headquarters of Surrey Police for over 70 years, inevitably parts of the estate are ageing; and are not best designed to meet the needs of policing our communities in the 21st Century. A key aim is make the whole site more sustainable and efficient, both financially and environmentally.
Although the Force previously purchased land in Leatherhead, in 2018, to develop a new, purpose-built headquarters from the ground up; following a review of the programme in November 2021, the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Surrey Police Chief Officer team took the decision to retain Mount Browne.
The proposed plans for Mount Browne retains the old house at the centre of the site, and several of the more modern buildings. The site is being reconfigured considerably with facilites including the dog School and Contact centre all being moved. The parking area will be condensed into a multistorey Car park.
The Consultation Boards used at the public exhibition can be downloaded from the attached file below.
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