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Borough of Spelthorne

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In brief

Spelthorne is a local government district and borough in Surrey, England. Its council is based in Staines-upon-Thames; other settlements in the area include Ashford, Sunbury-on-Thames, Shepperton, Stanwell and Laleham.

Spelthorne borders the London Boroughs of Hillingdon, Hounslow and Richmond upon Thames to the north and east, the boroughs of Elmbridge and Runnymede in Surrey to the south, and the unitary authorities of Windsor and Maidenhead and Slough in Berkshire to the west.

What to expect

Housing Delivery Test

Presumption Authority within the 2021 Housing Delivery Test.

Up-To-Date Local Plan

The Council’s Core Strategy and Policies Development Plan Document is part of the Local Development Framework. It contains the vision, objectives, and strategic policies that set out the overall approach to future development in Spelthorne. It also contains detailed policies used for development control purposes.

Customer Service

Customer service at Spelthorne is good with officers responsive at all levels.

Decision Making Behaviour

Decision making behaviour is also good and in line with established practice.

Article 4 Directions


Nitrate Effected Areas

None at present

Last Decision’s

  • 56 Kingston Road Staines-upon-Thames TW18 4NL – Prior approval notification for the change of use from offices to residential use, for the provision of 14 flats.

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