Mole Valley District Council Economic Development

Mole Valley District Council Economic Development – About us

The Economic Development team:
• Actively research and target potential retailers who may consider locating in Mole Valley
• Work with local property agents over vacant properties and potential lettings
• Provide input and co-ordinate commercial responses to town planning applications
• Work closely with planning officers regarding town environmental projects and initiatives
• Liaise with SCC Highways over road, pavements and transportation issues
• Manage to the town banner sites, which promote local events and organisations
• Supported the Friends of Dorking Christmas Lights and Hanging Basket campaigns
• Co-organise and financially support the Christmas Gala Night event
• Provide input and liaise with the West Street Association
• Provide input and support to events in St Martins Walk Shopping Centre
• Identify town street cleansing issues to MVDC and agree additional cleaning programmes
• Liaise with MVDC over street enhancements and capital projects
• Liaise with market organisers over promotion of town markets
• Maintain, update and co-fund the visitdorking.com website
• Report to the Dorking Town Centre Forum and Town Centre Co-ordination Group
• Attend meetings of Dorking Chamber of Commerce, and other business groups
• Keep businesses up-to-date on key issues
• Monitor national and regional retail trends and interpret their impact on the local town centre economy
• Liaise with business support agencies regionally and nationally
• Working with the Visit Surrey to promote Mole Valley to a wider visitor and tourism market
• Working with the Surrey Hills AONB office promote Dorking as the “heart of the Surrey Hills”
• Ensuring that town business representatives are included in key Council consultations and projects
• Keep up-to-date on UK economic trends & issues

Company: Mole Valley District Council Economic Development
Promoting the economic vitality of Mole Valley

Address: Robert Jolley
Economic Development Manager
Mole Valley District Council
Pipbrook
Dorking
Surrey RH4 1SJ

Telephone: 01306 885001

Email: Robert.Jolley@molevalley.gov.uk
Web: www.visitdorking.com