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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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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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Prince Regent ‘Locally listed’

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 31 March, 2017

Sutton Council’s Housing, Economy and Business Committee agreed on 21 March to grant the Prince Regent ‘locally listed’ status. The report considered by Committee noted that the property was originally a row of late 18th or 19th Century cottages. They were of a vernacular design with horizontal timber cladding and sash windows. In the early […]

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Cold Weather alert

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 19 January, 2017

The Met Office has issued a level 3 cold weather alert for London and South East England.   There is a 90 per cent probability of severe cold weather (a temperature of below 2°C for 48 hours or longer) up to Tuesday 24 January.  Please look out for your neighbours during this period. We know it can be difficult to find all […]

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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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Flats proposed for Prince Regent site

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 14 December, 2016

A planning application has been received to demolish the Prince Regent pub and build a 9 storey block of flats. Residents will recall that last month the Government de-listed the Prince Regent Pub clearing the way for the pub to be demolished and redeveloped.  The planning application follows on from the exhibition held by the […]

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Clearing the leaves

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 13 December, 2016

We often get inquiries about leaf clearance from our roads.  Here are the current arrangements. Roads identified as having heavy leaf fall will have leaf clearance once a month in October, November and December.  Roads will be cleaned in order and once all roads in the area have been cleaned, the team will begin again […]

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Is there someone you want to nominate for a Sutton Community Award?

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 13 December, 2016

Every year The Sutton Community Awards celebrate residents who go the extra mile to make Sutton a great place to live. In order for our judges to choose those who deserve an award we need people to go out and nominate.  Nominations are needed by 8 January.   The award categories are as follows: Safer […]

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Plans to de-list Prince Regent Pub

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 19 August, 2016

Following a consultation with residents in the Sutton Green area, your local councillors have sent a response to Historic England to de-list this pub, part of which was built in the early 19th century and is a grade II listed building. Our submission is here. The pub was formerly called the Cricketers, and dates from the […]

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