Outside body

Spelthorne Business Forum


SBF appoints cllr representatives to three positions:

Cabinet representative

Political Ambassador x 2


Terms of Reference

·         To advise the Borough Council on the business communities' views on key policy issues, including the Borough's planning policies, as contained in its Local Plan, which is currently under review.

·         To facilitate an exchange of ideas and information between local businesses, the Council and other organisations and to promote a greater understanding of the local economy.

·         To promote Spelthorne as an attractive location for business.

·         To raise awareness of the needs of local businesses and the factors affecting local economic growth and prosperity.

·         To provide a focus for discussion and joint working on issues of mutual relevance - including unemployment and environmental issues.

·         To develop links with local schools, adult education establishments and the TEC to ensure that the skills of the local labour market closely match the needs of local businesses.

·         To investigate how Council services can be improved for the benefit of the local economy.

·         To identify trends in local characteristics which may have consequences for the local economy.

Contact information

Location: Council Offices or other by invitation

Economic Development

Phone: +441784 44 4224

Council contact information

Keith McGroary


+441784 44 4224

Our representatives