Tag Archives: Hydestile

Project Update – January 29th

There has been a flurry of activity in the area recently – primarily from Openreach, their sub-contractors, Surrey CC Highways and SSE power company.   We can confirm that the work is well and truly underway working towards Openreach’s “Ready … Continue reading

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August Update – “on track”

The simple “headline”is that the project is on track to meet the contractual delivery date of February 2016. With many residents reporting ever- deteriorating broadband performance this will come as welcome news. Read on if you would like to know … Continue reading

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Our story

85 residents in rural Surrey bought 2 FTTC broadband cabinets and 4km of fibre to bring Superfast broadband speeds to their hamlet serving 118 homes. Our story in a nutshell: The GU8 Superfast Community Project is run by a small team of … Continue reading

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Phase two complete – Contract Signed!

Dear Neighbours, You have been magnificent. We have had a very high contribution rate and are in a position to go ahead with the project. We want to let you all know that we have now signed the contract for … Continue reading

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Phase 2 of our campaign

  After the success of securing the superfast future for Enton and Rake we have turned our attention to the wider neighbourhoods of Hydestile, Feathercombe and Hydon Heath who are not going to get a Superfast service.   We have continued our discussions … Continue reading

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How far does the problem extend?

3rd February 2014: We are currently exploring a number of “alternative” solutions to our Broadband needs. We have widened the campaign to Group 4 –Cabinet 48 homes too. To provide a tangible list of potential customers we have been asked to … Continue reading

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How bad is your broadband?

I live in Hydestile and have very poor broadband bandwidth.  I can get 1.8Mbps on a good day.  This is via ADSL2 on a BT line. Surrey Council paid £35m for the Superfast Broadband Scheme to install Fibre Optic cable … Continue reading

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