Sandyhurst Lane Residents' Association (SLRA) was founded in 1983 to act as a voice for the residents of Sandyhurst Lane, Ashford and the adjacent area. Over the years we have actively campaigned on behalf of our members on numerous local issues, always with the principal aim of our constitution - to protect the rural character of the area.

















































About SLRA
An organisation which values the rural character of the area
Traffic
Restrictions on quarry lorries (1983)
30 mph speed limit for part of Lane
40 mph speed limit for rest of Lane (2005)

Building
Numerous planning applications opposed or modified
Main building phase for Hoads Wood Gardens restricted to 30 homes instead of the proposed 66 (1995)

Environment
Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL) routed away from the Lane
CTRL works returned to farmland
SLRA provided a new public seat to mark the millennium (2000) and refurbished it in 2013
A few examples of our achievements are summarised below:
Road safety measures achieved for Potters Corner (2013)
See our NEWS
page for the latest on local matters.

Currently fighting to preserve our environment in the face of numerous development proposals
Sandyhurst Lane
Residents Association

Protecting the rural character of Sandyhurst Lane and the adjoining area
Democracy
Successfully campaigned for SLRA area to be entirely in rural parishes (Westwell and Boughton Aluph & Eastwell) (2015)
Successfully campaigned for SLRA area to be entirely in Ashford Rural West County division (2016)
Successfully campaigned for SLRA area to be (almost) entirely in Downs West rural borough ward (2017)