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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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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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Council helps to clear up after Helena House traveller incursion

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 28 March, 2019

Residents will be aware that Helena House, the now empty office block that was the Job Centre, was occupied by travellers last week.  The building is privately owned and it is the owners who have the responsibility of evicting trespassers.  The owners took action, supported by the police, and the Council assisted with the clear […]

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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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Residents have their say at Local Committee meeting

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

The last meeting of Sutton Local Committee on 6 Sept was very well attended by local community groups and other residents. There was a lively public question time, with questions from residents (no notice needed) on: The future of Helena House and the Prince Regent The progress with the proposed school on Rosehill Park Weeds […]

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Next Sutton Local Committee

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 2 September, 2018

The next Sutton Local Committee is on Thurs 6 Sept at 7pm at the Salvation Army hall, Benhill Ave.  It is attended by local Councillors from the Sutton area, and representatives of community groups.  All residents are warmly welcomed and given the chance to ask questions on any local issue at a public question time.  […]

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