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The future of our valley is in your hands!

While proposal for the 16 Avenue Truck Park & Warehousing Facility has been withdrawn, plans for future development within the Hazelmere | Campbell Valley are still in-process. The City of Surrey continues its Local Area Planning process, which will set the course for how this valley is developed in the future. From now until Wednesday [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:48:18+00:00 July 4th, 2017|16th Ave Truck Park, COS Corporate Reports, FHCV Blog, Local Area Plan|Comments Off on The future of our valley is in your hands!

Community feedback sought on land-use plan for South Campbell Heights (Peace Arch News)

A land-use concept plan for South Surrey property, including a portion previously eyed for a truck park, is to be up for public perusal June 28 at the Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club. Set for 5:30 - 8 pm, the public information meeting is “an opportunity to view and comment” on a draft plan and [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:48:18+00:00 June 16th, 2017|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on Community feedback sought on land-use plan for South Campbell Heights (Peace Arch News)

Calendar aims to educate, raise funds (Peace Arch News)

Baby raccoons perched atop a moss-covered log, a black-tailed deer standing in the fall leaves and a decidedly curious-looking mink are among a dozen images that have been compiled as part of efforts to see the south Campbell Heights area saved from industrialization. The photos are to give people an idea of "what would be [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:48:18+00:00 November 30th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on Calendar aims to educate, raise funds (Peace Arch News)

Industry foes say fight to preserve South Surrey site not over (Peace Arch News)

The shelving earlier this month of a proposal for a truck park on 77 acres in the Hazelmere Valley was welcome news to many who rallied against such development. But opponents say the move hasn’t eased their fears that industrialization is still in the cards for the environmentally sensitive area. “They still want to do [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:48:18+00:00 October 28th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on Industry foes say fight to preserve South Surrey site not over (Peace Arch News)

Surrey Truck Park Proposal withdrawn! (for now)

Fish and trucks WON’T mix (for now) because GG Metro has withdrawn development application 15-0127 to re-zone 77 acres of agricultural land in one of the most ecologically-sensitive areas of the lower mainland. The application would have allowed development of the land for industrial use as a truck park and warehousing. City of Surrey Planning [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:48:18+00:00 October 8th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, FHCV Blog|Comments Off on Surrey Truck Park Proposal withdrawn! (for now)

South Surrey riverside truck park off table for now (Peace Arch News)

Proponents behind plans for a truck park on 77 acres abutting the Little Campbell River in South Surrey have withdrawn their  rezoning application. Patrick Giesbrecht, spokesman for proponent GG Metro, told Peace Arch News this week that the company sent notice to the city Wednesday of the decision. A news release was issued that evening. [...]

By | 2016-10-07T23:19:50+00:00 October 7th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on South Surrey riverside truck park off table for now (Peace Arch News)

‘Too soon to declare victory over truck park,’ say critics (Langley Times)

Opponents of a 77-acre commercial truck park on the Langley-Surrey border are taking a cautious view of news that the people behind the controversial project are looking at alternatives to the proposal. Brian Coote, a South Langley resident and spokesperson for Friends of Hazelmere/Campbell Valley, noted there is still an active rezoning application for the [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:48:18+00:00 October 7th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on ‘Too soon to declare victory over truck park,’ say critics (Langley Times)

Truck-park foes urge Surrey councillor to say no (Peace Arch News)

A lively meeting hosted by opponents of a proposed South Surrey truck-park facility saw a Surrey councillor defend the application process, a former Surrey mayor blast it and allegations of a threatened lawsuit involving school children relating to the proposal. The meeting, hosted Sunday by the Friends of Hazelmere Campbell Valley and attended by more [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:48:18+00:00 April 20th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on Truck-park foes urge Surrey councillor to say no (Peace Arch News)

Two-vehicle crash closes section of 16 Ave (Langley Times)

Given the high number of accidents on 16th Avenue, it makes no sense to add the increased truck traffic that would come if the Truck Stop goes through. One of Langley's deadliest stretches of road has claimed another life. A 79-year-old Langley woman has died after being airlifted to hospital on Friday morning. Officers were [...]

By | 2016-04-12T16:43:23+00:00 April 12th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on Two-vehicle crash closes section of 16 Ave (Langley Times)