Chipstead Village





Message from the Chairman - February 2021


It is with regret that the committee of the Chipstead Village Flower Show and Fair have had to make the decision to cancel the show scheduled for 17thJuly 2021, due the continued coronavirus outbreaks.


We had hoped that this year we would be in a position to run a full Show. Unfortunately, with the continued uncertainties about the future, with other strains of Covid-19 appearing, and no idea when current restrictions will be lifted, the difficulties of keeping everyone safe will prove impossible.


We also have to safeguard the Show’s financial position, as many deposits would now be due, and commitments and contracts made.


Important parts of our Show are the Children’s Sections, and much of the entertainment.  With the unfortunate closures of schools, we feel that when schools do re-open, children’s and teachers’ time will be better spent with education, without other distractions.


Should the situation improve in terms of the number of people allowed to gather together and more immunisation, we will be exploring the possibility of holding a smaller event either in the late summer or the early autumn.  We will keep you updated!


Peter J Quiney


Planning Alert for Chipstead Way

Application has been made for a development of 9 properties between Chipstead Way and Outwood Lane - responses needed to the council by Monday 11 January.

Chipstead Flower Show AGM Postponed

Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting of the Chipstead Village Fair and Flower Show, normally held in November, has been postponed due to social distancing and Government Covid-19 restrictions.

Chipstead’s Jigsaw Library

Did you know that Chipstead has a wonderful jigsaw library? The Chipstead Jigsaw Library has over 900 jigsaws, all wooden. They range from 30 to over 1000 pieces and were made between the 1940s and the present day. And there are over 200 of the highly regarded Wentworth puzzles. Time passes very quickly when you have a good jigsaw puzzle!

Creative Interiors Closes after 27 Years

After 27 happy years running their soft furnishing business in Station Parade, Carol and Brian Goode have made the decision to work from a home base and offer a mobile service for design advice and fabrics. Services available remain the same except they will come to your home to offer advice and a measuring service.