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Ruth, Marlene and Steve have written to the Planning Inspector asking for the appeal for the new school to be turned down.  Although accepting the case for a new school in Sutton, the councillors are concerned that the current proposals, for a four-storey block on the All-Weather pitch does not provide an inspirational school that […]

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Planning appeal for Rosehill School received

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 November, 2019

An appeal has been received against the refusal to grant planning permission for a new school in Rosehill Park. The applicant states that there is no change in the application from that turned down by Sutton Council. The appeal will be dealt with by a public inquiry, expected to last six days. The Planning Inspector […]

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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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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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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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Rosehill School turned down

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 12 September, 2019

Sutton’s Planning Committee has refused permission for the new school in Rosehill Park.  The committee agreed that the Conservative government’s proposal for a new school fell far short of what was needed and gave seven reasons why the application was refused. The officers’ report which was considered at the meeting on 10 Sept at Holy […]

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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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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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We hope that many of you were able to attend the drop in at the tennis centre on Weds 3 April to see the plans for the new school on the disused artificial pitch and part of the tennis centre.  If not you can see the plans and register your comments here, by 12 April.  […]

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Planning application: Land rear of 91 Rose Hill Park West turned down

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 23 January, 2019

The planning application to erect a detached four bedroomed house with a new access from Grennell Road has been refused by Sutton Council.  A previous application for a house on this site was turned down by the Council in 2017. The officers have given several reasons for refusing the application.   These include: it would result […]

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