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You can't have missed the large amount of construction work currently happening in Addlestone.  Phase 1 is on schedule for completion in early May and as a result we expect Waitrose to be open mid to late June.  The Achieve Lifestyle Gym, likely to be ready for opening in July.  No news on the Premier Inn offical opening date, but for regular updates and pictures why not join the twitter feeds of @RunnymedeBP  @RunnymedeBC  @RunnymedeLC and @myaddlestone

Addlestone Town Centre

Work has now started on the Runnymede Roundabout in Egham situated at the junction of the A30, Egham By-pass, A308 the Causeway and next to the junction 13 of the M25 Egham.


As you can imagine this is one of the busiest junctions in Surrey.


Work began on improving this junction for vehicle, pedestrian and cyclists at the beginning of July 2017, the construction work is believe to continue until March 2018


For more information on the planned improvements, the newsletter, plans and how to keep up to date please visit 



Only one year remains to allocate £800,000 worth of grant funding for rural businesses, communities, farmers and Foresters in Rural Surrey.


Rural Surrey Leader is calling all those who are eligible for funding to apply. Applications need to be completed by the end of 2018


Read more on our bulletin page

Rural Surrey Leader Grant Funding 

Rural Surrey leader

Free Business Seminar: future proofing your business

Tuesday 21st November 2017 17:30 - 19:30

Regus, Rourke House, Watermans BusinessPark, The Causeway, Staines-upon-Thames TW18 3BA


Runnymede Business Partnership and ICAEW invite you to participate in this FREE content rich event which offers an opportunity to stand back from the day to day running of your business and think about what procedures you should consider to successfully grow and manage your business. The seminar offers practical tips and expert guidance for businesses whether you are just starting out or are long established.


John Forgan, Director of Work Based Learning, Kingston Business School will present on the following:


•Key regulatory and accounting guidelines  

•Examining and capitalising on strengths and weaknesses

•Getting the maximum use from your IT to grow your business

•Access to finance to grow your business


From 7pm take the opportunity to talk to a chartered accountant business advisor to access free business advice, or network with other local businesses.


Light refreshments will be provided. Please note that parking is available on site. Book your free place online via the link      bit.ly/2yx5pri


ICAEW is the professional body for Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. In addition to its role in supporting and regulating ICAEW Chartered Accountants the ICAEW seeks to make a contribution to the UK growth agenda by raising confidence in financial awareness of SMEs and start-ups.

You’ll have the chance to explore a variety of stalls selling traditional French foods, art and crafts, toys, fashion and accessories.


The selection of French cheeses and cooked meats available promise to bring something a little different to your Christmas table and create the perfect festive evening snack. While nothing says ‘France’ like traditional French bread – ideal for dipping in a warming winter soup or accompanying a tasty Pâté, and you’re in for a real treat with the great selection on offer. Not to mention the tasty crepes – the ultimate French street-food! We don’t know about you but our mouths are watering already!


Whether you’re looking to pick up a few unique gifts for friends and family or to stock up your food cupboard in preparation for Christmas, The French Market at Addlestone Civic Centre on Saturday 18th November is a must visit.

French Market Civic Centre Addlestone

Sat 18th November 9am - 5pm

Over the last 6 months the EM3 Local Enterprise Partnership have been looking afresh at our local economy and talking to partners about their views on what our future priorities should be.


They now want to consult more widely to continue this debate, set priorities and identify projects that can deliver for our area.

rowth to 2030.


Further details of the consultation can be found here   Read more about the Strategic Economic plan here

Join the dialogue & have your say on the region’s future Strategic Economic Plan

 deadline 17:30 on Monday 11 December 2017