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by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 12 December, 2018

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School to go ahead on Rosehill Park

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 26 March, 2021

The Conservative government has approved the new school on Rosehill Park, overturning Sutton’s decision to refuse planning permission because of the poor design, including classrooms without windows. This is despite the Minister agreeing that the design of the school does not meet Sutton’s standards, and ‘would have a harmful impact on the visual setting’ of […]

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20 mph limit to be retained

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 26 March, 2021

Residents will be aware that the Low Traffic neighbourhood road closures were accompanied by a 20 mph speed limit in the area to the east of Angel Hill/ Rose Hill. The authority for the 20mph limit came from the same traffic order as the road closures, which has now been rescinded and the closures removed.  […]

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By pass resurfacing work delayed

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 March, 2021

Resurfacing work on the A217 St Dunstan’s Hill that was due to start today (Thursday 11 March) has needed to be postponed by one week.  It will now commence on 18 March from 10am. The timetable for the work has been reviewed to minimise the impact of the changes for residents. So the work on […]

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Three planning applications for Topps Tiles!

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 March, 2021

There are in fact now three similar planning applications for the Topps Tiles site (341 High St). The three are: DM2021/00043 Two blocks Block B Five storey facing the High St 25 flats Block A Four storey in car park in Vale Road 9 flats DM2021/00042 Two blocks Block B Six storey facing the High […]

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Blenheim Road area designated an Area of Special Local Character

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 March, 2021

Following a campaign by local residents, the Blenheim Road area has been designated an Area of Special Local Character (ASLC) by Sutton Council.  ASLCs recognise areas of distinct character and identify particular features that the Council wants to preserve and enhance. The area covers Blenheim Road, the houses in Sutton Common Road opposite and those […]

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Helena House proposal goes to appeal

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 10 March, 2021

The developer has appealed against Sutton Council’s refusal to grant planning permission for a part-5, part-8 storey building with 41 flats on this site. The proposal was turned down last September by Sutton and further details are here The proposal was turned down because of the scale and massing of the building, which is above […]

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Residents meet with the bus garage to express concerns

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 8 March, 2021

Residents from Collingwood and Bushey Roads met with senior managers from TfL, Go-Ahead buses and Sutton Council last Thursday 4 March, at a meeting arranged by your ward councillors. The meeting had been called following concerns of residents about the speed of buses (there is a 20 mph limit in Collingwood Road), the number of […]

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Sutton’s Planning Committee granted planning permission on 3 March for nine two storey houses with accommodation at roof level together with parking, a new vehicle access from Woodend, landscaping, provision of open space, a pavilion and allotment plots. For further details of the application (No. DM2019/00322) see our post in June last year Residents will […]

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What were your Councillors doing in February?

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 March, 2021

Residents often ask what we do.  Some of it will be obvious from the posts we put on this website, but there is much that goes on behind the scenes, especially taking up issues for individual residents.  We thought that producing a regular note on this would give a broader picture of what councillors do. […]

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Transport for London are to resurface part of Sutton By Pass

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 March, 2021

The resurfacing, at St Dunstan’s Hill, will take place between Thursday 11 March and Wednesday 24 March 2021.   The road will be closed between Alma Crescent and the Cheam Road traffic lights.  Traffic will be diverted at the Rosehill roundabout and at the Cheam crossroads. This is a substantial resurfacing which will treat the road’s foundation […]

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