In an open letter to Cllr Millard, Grayshott Society and West of Grayshott Conservation Group objected the application was approved despite ‘a clear absence of facts’ on two key aspects – Grayshott’s need for more houses and Applegarth Vale residents’ need for all the allotments.
They wrote: “Attempts to defend the need for these units left observers confused and uncomfortable. The arguments appeared to be intentionally ambiguous to persuade the committee to increase EHDC’s quota of affordable/accessible homes regardless of the impact upon the green environment.
“Arguments the allotments are not required by residents-to-be of Applegarth Vale are simply premature and will remain so until the estate is occupied.
“Were procedural mistakes made in the conduct of this meeting?”