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Appeal hearing for Helena House

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 October, 2021

Cllr Steve Penneck attended the recent appeal hearing for Helena House.  Councillors on Sutton’s Planning Committee had refused the application to build a part-5, part-8 storey building with 41 flats on this site.  See here for details. The appeal hearing, which was held on-line on 12 October, focused on the impact of the development on the […]

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by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 4 October, 2021

Sutton Local Committee met on 9 September in the Salvation Army Hall.  This was the first time the committee had met face to face since Feb 2020.  As well as local Councillors from the Sutton North, Sutton Central and Sutton West wards, the Committee also includes various representatives from local community groups.  In Sutton North […]

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Sutton Local Committee to meet on 9 September

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 September, 2021

Following the government’s easing of the lockdown rules, the Sutton Local Committee will be meeting face to face for the first time since Feb 2020.  The meeting will be at 7pm at the Salvation Army, Benhill Avenue.  Due to the social distancing rules admission to the meeting will be limited. To reserve your spot and […]

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Sutton Parks lockdown poetry competition: Winners announced

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 8 February, 2021

During December 2020, a Sutton Parks poetry competition was launched asking residents to tell us how the borough’s parks and open spaces have been important to them over the lockdown period. We are delighted to see the winners of the competition. Congratulations to the three winners who are each awarded a prize of a £50 […]

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Topps Tiles to be topped by flats?

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 21 January, 2021

A planning application (DM2021/00043) to redevelop the Topps Tiles shop and the car park at the back into two blocks of flats has been received. It would provide 34 flats, (no affordable housing) including studio, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom flats. The development would retain a smaller ‘kiosk- style’ shop on the High St that […]

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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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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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As the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) restrictions lift, the Council is re-opening services as soon as they are able to, with the safety of staff and the public as the top priority at all times. As these venues and facilities reopen, there will be changes made to the opening hours, set up and service in order to […]

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Planning application to redevelop Helena House

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

Planning application No DM2020/00476 has been received to redevelop Helena House, opposite Sutton Green. The proposal is for the demolition of the existing building and the erection of a part-5, part-8 storey building to provide two commercial/retail units on the ground floor with 41 flats above, with cycle and bin storage, disabled parking and a […]

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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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