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Planning update: Helena House and the Prince Regent

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 18 November, 2019

Residents will recall that the developers of Helena House, opposite the Green, held an exhibition on 23 and 26 October setting out their proposals for development.  They are proposing a nine-storey block of flats, with the frontage along the line of the shops to the north.  The developer is currently seeking pre-application advice from Sutton’s […]

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Final consultation on parking restrictions

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

Sutton Council is consulting on parking controls to improve road safety and access.  This should be the final consultation, and it is important that residents look at the detailed proposals on the Council maps and comment.  We reported back on earlier consultations here. This consultation excludes the Aultone Way/ Greenhill/ Woodend area.  The concerns raised […]

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Heritage day draws the crowds

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 21 September, 2019

Lots of interest in Sutton town centre’s heritage day on Sat 21 Sept. The day was promoting the heritage of the town centre, and on display were a vintage bus, police car, ambulance and fire engine. Brought back memories to lots of shoppers. Also displays of photos and artefacts from the heritage service, a Treasure […]

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Your views wanted on the town centre street scene

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 16 September, 2019

The London Borough of Sutton is consulting on its Draft Sutton Town Centre Public Realm Design Guide and welcomes your views on the draft document. In particular, they would like to hear from you on the place-based projects (Chapter 3) and the town centre-wide projects (Chapter 4). The draft Guide sets out projects and guidelines to […]

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High St – spick and span

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

A community clean up event has been arranged to support areas around Sutton High Street that require some additional attention to litter picking.  In particular, it will cover private land that is not covered in the street cleansing contract.  The event will take place on Thursday 19th September (3pm-7pm). Meet at St Nicholas Church grounds […]

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Liveable Neighbourhoods – have your say

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

As part of its commitment to make the Borough ‘a great place to live, work and raise a family’, Sutton Council is preparing a bid to Transport for London for funding to make it easier for residents to access Sutton town centre and create stronger neighbourhoods. If successful, we hope to invest in the Borough’s […]

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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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Prince Regent appeal against planning refusal rejected

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 15 July, 2019

The Planning inspector has agreed with Sutton Council and rejected an appeal by Mizen properties for a proposal for a six-storey block of flats. The planning inspector had identified four key issues: His view was that the large elevation would have an unacceptably negative effect on the street scene, in this prominent position. It is […]

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Report back from Sutton Local Committee

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

There was a good discussion at a well-attended Local Committee meeting on 6 June.  Taking the chair for the first time, Cllr Ali Mirhashem paid tribute to Cllr Marlene Heron, who was thanked for her service to the committee and presented with some flowers.  Marlene continues as Vice Chair. Public question time covered a range […]

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Prince Regent appeal hearing

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 June, 2019

In April last year Sutton Council turned down a planning application for a five-storey development of 30 flats on the Prince Regent site. The main reasons for refusal were the lack of affordable housing and the harm that the layout and design would cause to the surrounding area. The developer has appealed against this decision. […]

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