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Prince Regent planning application approved

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 October, 2020

Sutton’s Planning Committee has approved the development of a block of 30 flats on the Prince Regent site.  The development will allow a convenience store to be opened on the neighbouring Sovereign Apartments site, which has not been used since those flats were built.  The Prince Regent site will have a café on the ground […]

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Prince Regent Planning Application to come to next month’s meeting

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 16 September, 2020

The planning application to build a six story block of 30 flats on the derelict Prince Regent site is likely to come to the Planning Committee on 7 October.  The meeting will start at 7.30pm, and is being held online.  You will be able to view it on the Council’s You Tube Channel. The plans […]

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Allotments planning application may not be able to support affordable housing

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 September, 2020

The planning application to build nine house on the allotments between Greenhill and Woodend was due to be considered by the Planning Committee in early July, but was withdrawn as the proposal did not include provision for affordable housing. This is a requirement of the Local Plan.  The applicant has subsequently submitted a report which […]

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Rosehill School appeal gets underway

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 9 September, 2020

The Planning Appeal on the Rosehill School started today.  Cllr Steve Penneck and Rob Yuille (Sutton Garden Suburb Residents) both gave evidence.  Steve asked the Inspector to reject the appeal on grounds of poor design and the traffic, parking and road safety issues.  A full copy of his evidence is here.The inquiry heard evidence on design this afternoon, and […]

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My Neighbourhood Fund

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 September, 2020

A new ‘Neighbourhood Fund’ focused on enhancing community spaces and investing in infrastructure in the borough was launched last month. We are encouraging all community groups, the voluntary sector, charities and other organisations across the borough to submit their ideas and complete the Council’s survey, before 6 October.

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Rosehill school planning inquiry to open next week

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 September, 2020

The Rosehill Public Inquiry is due to commence at 9.30am next Wednesday, 9 September 2020, and conclude on Wednesday 16 September. It will be held virtually, by video link. If you wish to follow the inquiry, please email [email protected] to register your interest and include the appeal reference number APP/P5870/W/19/3241269. She will send you a link for […]

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Council turns down Helena House Planning application

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 September, 2020

The Council has turned down an application to build an eight storey apartment block on the Helena House site. For further details on the application see our earlier post here. As your ward councillors we had objected to the proposal because of its height, which is well above what the Local Plan will allow for […]

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Can you suggest projects that could benefit our area?

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 22 August, 2020

Sutton Council is asking for ideas that could benefit our area. When developers create new dwellings or retail space within the borough they usually pay a levy to the Council which can be used towards these improvements.  This has been put into a Neighbourhood Fund, to address the demands which development place on local areas. […]

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A planning application No DM2020/00613, for the change of use of 43 -45 Stayton Road from a care home to a block of six flats, including a first floor rear extension and conversion of the loft space has been withdrawn after objections from local residents and ward councillors. Councillors had de-delegating an application, requiring the […]

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Allotments planning application finally to come to Planning Committee

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 June, 2020

The Planning Application (No DM2019/00322) received in February last year to redevelop the allotment land between Greenhill and Woodend will finally come to the Planning Committee for decision on 1 July (meeting starts at 7.30pm).  The proposal is to build nine two storey houses with accommodation at roof level together with parking, a new vehicular […]

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