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Tuesday 5 October 2021

A “Move the Mast” campaign has been launched in Ewell following the erection of a 5G phone mast

Planning permission for the 20 metre structure behind the parade of shops in Kingston Road was obtained by EE.

But residents in Timbercroft claim it was put up without consultation, which is something Epsom and Ewell Borough council denies.

Homeowner Diane Cassell says it will devalue many properties and they will take legal action if it’s not moved. 

An EE spokesperson said:

“We always work closely with local planning authorities and follow all planning procedures when building or upgrading masts. This mast has been built in an approved location and will significantly boost mobile connectivity in the area, providing a better mobile experience for local residents, businesses and visitors.”

Mark Rouson Epsom and Ewell BC

“The mast has planning permission having been assessed against Council and national planning policy. Consultation was undertaken in accordance with the Council's adopted Statement of Community Involvement and statutory requirements. The council has confirmed that the mast has been erected in accordance with the approved plans.”

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