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Residents engage in issues at well-attended Local Committee meeting

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 28 March, 2017

Sutton North residents had their say and learnt about a range of initiatives at a well-attended Sutton Local Committee meeting on 14 March.  Chaired by Cllr Marlene Heron, the committee considered: The ‘Sutton Plan’. Not to be confused with the Local Plan which sets out planning policies, the ‘Sutton Plan’ will set out how the […]

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Prince Regent pub recommended for Local Listing

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 10 March, 2017

Council officers have recommended that the Prince Regent should be locally listed.  Members of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee of the Council will consider this recommendation at their meeting on Tues 21 March at 7.30pm. Historic England advises that “creating a local heritage list is a way for local communities to identify and celebrate […]

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Planning refused for Prince Regent site

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 March, 2017

We are pleased to be able to report that planning application to develop the Prince Regent site has been turned down.  The proposal was for a 6 to 8 storey building with basement to provide 41 flats (9 x one-bed; 20 x two-bed; and 2 x three-bed).  The decision from the Council can be accessed here. […]

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Demolition of Prince Regent turned down

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 February, 2017

The planning application for the demolition of The Prince Regent public house has been turned down by Council officers. The application has been refused on two grounds; the first reason  relates to the removal of permitted development rights while the Asset of Community Value nomination is being considered; and the second reason for refusal relates […]

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Residents have their say at Local Committee meeting

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 January, 2017

The meeting of Sutton Local Committee on 13 December in the Europa Gallery gave a large number of residents an opportunity to give their views on a range of local issues. It was encouraging to see so many of you there.  If you missed it, the agenda and papers can be found here: As it […]

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Further consultation on Sutton Local Plan begins

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 January, 2017

SUTTON LOCAL PLAN What is it? The Sutton Local Plan sets out the Council’s long-term aims and aspirations for the borough for the next fifteen years, and provides a consistent basis for deciding planning applications. It deals with subjects such as: major new regeneration areas, new housing development, retail, office and industrial development, infrastructure provision […]

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More progress to brighten up the High St

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 7 January, 2017

More is being done to brighten up the northern end of the High St as part of the ‘Market Place Sutton’ project.  (See here for earlier reports). Planning permission has been granted for two ‘pop up’ shop kiosks outside Asda’s. Art murals inspired by H G Wells have been erected in Manor Place by the […]

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Prince Regent Pub De-listed

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 12 December, 2016

We are concerned to hear that the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport has decided to remove the former Cricketers’ Inn (Prince Regent) from the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.  This is despite the letter sent in by local councillors and a petition from local residents.  Details of these […]

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Sutton prepares to remember

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 8 November, 2016

Sutton residents are being invited to commemorate Remembrance Day in the borough. Sutton Council’s official Civic Act of Remembrance for Armistice Day marking the end of the First World War will take place in Trinity Square on Sutton High Street on Friday 11 November. The ceremony will begin at 10.30am with the Mayor of Sutton […]

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Report back from Sutton Local Committee 6 Sept 2016 Thanks to the many residents who came to the Local committee meeting on 6 Sept at Sutton Grammar School and participated in the debates.  It was encouraging to see so many of you there.  If you missed it, an audio recording can be found here: […]

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