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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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Final consultation on parking restrictions

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 24 October, 2019

Sutton Council is consulting on parking controls to improve road safety and access.  This should be the final consultation, and it is important that residents look at the detailed proposals on the Council maps and comment.  We reported back on earlier consultations here. This consultation excludes the Aultone Way/ Greenhill/ Woodend area.  The concerns raised […]

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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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Report back from Sutton Local Committee

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 24 June, 2019

There was a good discussion at a well-attended Local Committee meeting on 6 June.  Taking the chair for the first time, Cllr Ali Mirhashem paid tribute to Cllr Marlene Heron, who was thanked for her service to the committee and presented with some flowers.  Marlene continues as Vice Chair. Public question time covered a range […]

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Extra protection for Sutton Green and Rosehill Park

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 29 March, 2019

All open spaces are being considered for additional protection against occupation by travellers.  Following a rise in unauthorised encampments on Council land last year, and the gaining of an injunction to provide further powers to the Council, there will be a programme of protective works to parks.   These include extra safeguarding for Chaucer Gardens and […]

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At the next meeting of the Sutton Local Committee on Thurs 13 December we will be treated to festive carols performed by a brass band and the Sutton Youth Choir from Sutton Music Service. The meeting is at 7pm at the Salvation Army, Benhill Avenue, and the agenda is here. After that seasonal introduction, there […]

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