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From disused toilet block to brand new cafe

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 8 October, 2017

Good news! The planning application has been submitted to turn the disused toilet block on Sutton Green into a cafe. The cafe will also provide toilet facilities available to the public without requiring a purchase. When approved, work will begin to realise the inspirational vision of local architects Steven and Kayleigh Harp of Harp & Harp Ltd who worked closely with a local catering company […]

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Sutton Green toilet block to become a cafe?

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 2 April, 2017

Ruth, Marlene and Steve have been for some time trying to find an alternative use for the toilet block on Sutton Green, which has been closed for some years.  Simply re-opening it as toilets is not an option, given the costs of maintaining it, especially as at some time in the past it had been […]

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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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Residents engage in issues at well-attended Local Committee meeting

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 28 March, 2017

Sutton North residents had their say and learnt about a range of initiatives at a well-attended Sutton Local Committee meeting on 14 March.  Chaired by Cllr Marlene Heron, the committee considered: The ‘Sutton Plan’. Not to be confused with the Local Plan which sets out planning policies, the ‘Sutton Plan’ will set out how the […]

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Prince Regent pub recommended for Local Listing

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 10 March, 2017

Council officers have recommended that the Prince Regent should be locally listed.  Members of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee of the Council will consider this recommendation at their meeting on Tues 21 March at 7.30pm. Historic England advises that “creating a local heritage list is a way for local communities to identify and celebrate […]

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Planning refused for Prince Regent site

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 March, 2017

We are pleased to be able to report that planning application to develop the Prince Regent site has been turned down.  The proposal was for a 6 to 8 storey building with basement to provide 41 flats (9 x one-bed; 20 x two-bed; and 2 x three-bed).  The decision from the Council can be accessed here. […]

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Pedestrian crossing at Angel Hill update

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 25 February, 2017

You will recall that we have been consulting about a proposal to improve safety for pedestrians crossing Angel Hill at the junction with All Saints and Vermont Roads.  The results are shown below: We Asked In December 2016 the Council carried out a Consultation on a proposal to introduce a signalised crossing at the Angel […]

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Thinking of organising a party for the Great Get Together?

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 25 February, 2017

The Great Get Together is a series of street and park parties being organised across the UK on the weekend of 17/18 June.  See this news item for more details: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39042436 and here to log your event:  https://greatgettogether.org/ These parties are being held in memory of Jo Cox MP, who was killed in June last […]

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Demolition of Prince Regent turned down

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 February, 2017

The planning application for the demolition of The Prince Regent public house has been turned down by Council officers. The application has been refused on two grounds; the first reason  relates to the removal of permitted development rights while the Asset of Community Value nomination is being considered; and the second reason for refusal relates […]

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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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