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Sutton Heritage Week

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 13 September, 2019

Sutton Heritage Week is 16 to 22 September. Come and join us to celebrate Sutton Town Centre’s heritage in a week-long schedule of free events, for all age groups to take part. This coincides with a number of events planned as part of the Open House London and Heritage Open Days.  Key events include: An […]

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Town centre conservation area – have your say

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 31 May, 2019

The London Borough of Sutton is seeking the views of residents and interested parties on the “Sutton Town Centre Conservation Area – Draft Character Appraisal and Management Plan”. What is a Character Appraisal and Management Plan?  The Character Appraisal takes account of work done as part of the Sutton Town Centre Heritage Action Zone. The […]

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Conservation area approved for Town Centre

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 24 March, 2019

The Council has approved an extended conservation area for the High St.  This follows on from the work done by the Heritage Action Zone which described the historic development of the High St and the heritage value that remains.  One of the project recommendations was that the old conservation area, which only covered the area […]

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At the next meeting of the Sutton Local Committee on Thurs 13 December we will be treated to festive carols performed by a brass band and the Sutton Youth Choir from Sutton Music Service. The meeting is at 7pm at the Salvation Army, Benhill Avenue, and the agenda is here. After that seasonal introduction, there […]

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Heritage reports on Sutton town centre published

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 October, 2018

The Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) project has published three research reports setting out the history of the town centre and describing its heritage value.  These reports, which can be found here: Historic Area Assessment HAA Gateway document Archaelogical assessment The HAZ project recognises that the town centre is coming under considerable development pressure and asks how […]

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Prince Regent application refused

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 18 April, 2018

Sutton Council has refused the planning application (no B2017/78658) to develop the Prince Regent site into a six storey block of flats.  Cllr Steve Penneck had de-delegated the application, meaning that it would be referred to the Planning Committee for decision if needed but given the decision to refuse, that is no longer necessary. Planning Committee […]

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Heritage of Sutton North listed

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 17 March, 2018

The recently adopted Sutton Local Plan includes an updated list of Locally Listed Buildings.  You can find it here. The document guides planning decisions and is covered by policy 30 ​of the Local Plan which specifically says that the Council will encourage the retention, repair and reuse of Locally Listed Buildings and Structures. Locally Listed Buildings in Sutton […]

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Local Committee cancelled

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 February, 2018

The Sutton Local Committee Meeting planned for 1 March was cancelled due to weather conditions.   It has not been possible to find an alternative date.  The next meeting is planned for Thursday 7 June   Ruth, Marlene and Steve

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New planning application for flats on the Prince Regent site

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 February, 2018

A new planning application (No: B2017/78658) has been received by the Council to redevelop on the Prince Regent site, opposite Sutton Green.  The proposal is for the demolition of the existing former public house at 342-346 High Street and erection of a six storey (plus basement) building to provide 154 square metres of flexible A1/A2/A3 […]

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Planning application to develop Woodend allotments rejected

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 February, 2018

The planning application (B2017/76180)  to build  on the former allotments between Woodend and Greenhill has been refused.   The application proposed building two 5 – bedroomed, four 4 – bedroomed and two 3 – bedroomed two storey houses with roof accommodation together with 21 car parking spaces, vehicular access from Woodend and associated landscaping.  It also […]

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