The Molesey Residents’ Association has been working for Molesey since 1965 and provides all year round support for the environment in Molesey.  Help us keep Molesey a lovely place to live.

Nearly 50 years ago, when Molesey came under the then Esher District Council, the public was not allowed to attend council meetings. Molesey residents were hence unaware when there was a plan going through the (Conservative dominated) council to demolish all the houses in Palace, Wolsey and Arnison Roads and replace them with high-rise London overspill housing.

When, at a very late stage, Molesey residents discovered the truth of what was proposed, there was a huge outcry and the plan was eventually dropped – and the area is now a conservation area!

The victorious residents decided that the only way to ensure that in future they knew what was going on and to have a say in council affairs was to put up some of their own for election to the council.  They had great success and, in 1965, formed the Molesey Residents Association and the MRA now represents the whole of Molesey with 8 MRA Councillors on Elmbridge Council and 2 MRA County Councillors on Surrey County Council.

We are nothing to do with any political party and our sole concern is to do our best for what is right for Molesey, which is exactly what we have stood for ever since the MRA was formed.

Stuart Selleck
Stuart has lived in Molesey for 16 years. He and Lucy, a couples counsellor, have been married for 37 years and have three grownup children and five grandchildren.

Stuart Selleck

Mike Axton
Mike was born near Hampton Court, and has spent most of his life in Molesey. Mike is married with three children at local schools. Mike’s wife Fiona is a Governor at the Orchard Infants School and Secretary to the 1st Molesey Scouts Group.


Ruby Ahmed
Ruby has lived in West Molesey with her family all of her life. She works in Molesey and her son has been through local schools.

Tony Popham

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MRA Councillor Stuart Selleck has now received a further update from local MP Dominic Raab.  The Director of External Affairs at Heathrow Airport has advised Mr Raab that some local residents may have experienced a higher volume of air traffic disturbance following the ending of the airspace trials on 12 November.   This was because after the trials ended, the […]

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