Latest Capel News

Capel the Chapel by the Spring

A Surrey Parish in the Weald to the Year 2000 is a fascinating book about the history of Capel.

Capel Parish Council News

Wolvens Lane Temporary Closure

28/09/2021

After spending over £300K on resurfacing and stumping a 4km section of Wolvens Lane, SCC have imposed a temporary closure of the byway, which has been extended again until October…

Capital Projects 2020/21

09/03/2021

During 2020/21 nearly £142,000 was spent on projects in all three wards in our parish. This was funded by CIL(Community Infrastructure Levy) and Easement payments. A number of other projects…

Great News, Final Closure

15/10/2020

UKOG gives up Surrey Hills oil exploration licence Campaign against oil drilling at Bury Hill Wood near Leith Hill. Photo: Jon O’Houston UK Oil & Gas plc announced this morning…

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Sport News

Capel Cricket Club

02/05/2016

By the time you read this hopefully the rain will have stopped and the ground dried out a bit. The Cricket Club are looking forward to the season so why…

Capel Sports Pavillion

01/04/2016

The recent race night done in conjunction with the Youth Club was a great success with £3,700 raised. Thanks to all who attended and our sponsors. Upcoming events: Tuesday  12th…

Capel Sports Pavilion

17/01/2016

Lots has been going on quietly behind the scenes as the pavilion project moves forward. Our in house fundraising has now gone past £20,000 and is fast approaching £@5,000. We…

New Year's Eve Disco

07/11/2015

Capel Cricket Club & Capel Football Club are holding a join New Year’s Eve Party in the Village Hall with funds going towards the New Sports Pavillion Fund. Bring your…

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Gatwick News

Night Flights At Gatwick

17/01/2016

If you are unhappy about night flights in/out of Gatwick you might like to sign the petition on the government website. Once 10,000 “signatures” have been obtained the government are…

Gatwick Consultation - Gatwick Airport Second Runway

19/01/2015

The Parish Council hopes that everyone will find the time to respond to the Consultation Document -‘Gatwick Airport Second Runway’, and that they will also encourage friends and neighbours to…

Gatwick Co-ordination Group

30/09/2014

GATWICK CO-ORDINATION GROUP To:       Parish Council’s in Surrey, Sussex and Kent. You will be aware from the Press Statement on the 11th June, 2014 that Surrey/Sussex and Kent have formed…

Gatwick Noise & Gatwick Flight paths

30/09/2014

The Parish Council submitted a formal representation in response to the ‘London Air Space Change – Gatwick Local Area Consultation’ for the Gatwick Airport Flight Paths.   Since making the…

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About Capel

Capel is a village in southern Surrey, southeastern England, situated about 6 miles south of Dorking alongside the A24 road, and approximately 3 miles (5.5 km) from the West Sussex border. Neighbouring villages are Ockley, Coldharbour and Newdigate. The pub is called The Crown; there are also several shops, a church, St John the Baptist, a Friends Meeting House (see history below), an infant school, a garage, a cricket club and a tennis club. The village is served by Ockley railway station on the Mole Valley Line between Dorking and Horsham. A bus service runs to Dorking and Horsham.

Text taken from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capel%2C_Surrey