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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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Stop the Labour Mayor’s plans to concrete over Sutton

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 February, 2018

The Sutton Local Plan has been through its examination by the government’s Planning inspectorate and is due to be approved by Council on 26 Feb.  But we are concerned that this good work will be overturned by Labour’s London Mayor. Sutton’s Lib Dem Council has fought for a good deal for Sutton’ residents:  meeting the […]

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Following requests from Local Councillors, Ruth, Marlene and Steve, the Council’s Environment and Neighbourhoods Committee has allocated funding for the coming financial year for two important road safety schemes. The first is in Collingwood Road and follows requests from Westbourne School and residents in the road to help reduce traffic speeds and increase safety for […]

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Town centre update

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 February, 2018

Lots happening in the High St over the next few weeks. Sutton Library will be reopening again this spring after its major refurbishment.  The children’s library is being be moved downstairs to a more accessible space and create a stimulating and safe environment for children and parents to use, right next to the cafe.  The bulk […]

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Protecting the heritage of the High Street

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 22 October, 2017

Sutton Town Centre is on the verge of significant change. Nearly 50 sites have been identified for redevelopment, which will deliver more than 5,000 new homes, as well as increased retail and commercial space. While this is good news for the future of the town centre, we need to preserve the character of Sutton in the midst of such […]

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From disused toilet block to brand new cafe

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 8 October, 2017

Good news! The planning application has been submitted to turn the disused toilet block on Sutton Green into a cafe. The cafe will also provide toilet facilities available to the public without requiring a purchase. When approved, work will begin to realise the inspirational vision of local architects Steven and Kayleigh Harp of Harp & Harp Ltd who worked closely with a local catering company […]

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St Nicholas Church upgraded to Grade 2* Listed building

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 October, 2017

One of the first results of the setting up of a heritage Action Zone for Sutton town centre has been the upgrading of St Nicholas Church to grade 2* Listed status. This means that the church is now considered one of the borough’s premier heritage buildings. There is only one Grade 1 Listed Building (the […]

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