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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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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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