Gas Works on Warham Road

The gas network in Warham Road will be upgrade starting on Monday 5th March (assuming the weather allows). Work is expected to last approximately 6 weeks. Working hours will be:

  • Monday to Friday between 7am and 7pm
  • Saturday between 9am and 2pm.

The contractors aim to minimise noisy activities.

Warham Road will become one-way eastbound between Barham Road and the A235 Brighton Road. A signed diversion route will be in place for in place for westbound traffic.

More information and updates can be found at:


SCCA Book Club

The new SCCA Book Club meets monthly. Last month the group read and discussed Pushkin’s Queen of Spades.

In March the group are going to see a live screening of Carmen at Oxted Everyman theatre.

The next book club gathering will take place in early April to talk about Gail Honeyman’s book: Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine.

If you’d like to find out more or wish to join, please contact Christina Preston.

SCCA raises money for Crisis

The 2017 SCCA Christmas Party Raffle, held on the 19th December, raised £128 for Crisis.

Thank you to those of you that attended the party for making this donation possible.

Thanks also to Bex de Paula Hanika, Steve Packer, Mary O’Rourke and Giorgio Raffaelli (La Spezia) for the enticing prizes, Emma Swan and Luise Parsons for organising, and of course, Christina and John Preston for hosting the party.

Crisis: Letter Thanking SCCA for Donation

SCCA Treasurer Role

The SCCA has a vacancy for the role of Treasurer. This is an important but undemanding role which entails:

  • Managing the SCCA account using online banking
  • Receiving and paying in money e.g. membership fees
  • Approving cash payments
  • Communication with Membership Secretary about membership fees received
  • Updating the Management Committee on the SCCA’s finances

If you would like to express interest or find out more, please contact John Clingan at