Sutton North Lib Dem Councillors

Cllrs Ruth Dombey, Marlene Heron and Steve Penneck working hard for Sutton North all year round Learn more

Parking strategy update

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 4 June, 2018

We were hoping for a full report on the parking survey at the Sutton local Committee meeting on 7 June, and are disappointed that it is not ready yet. Of the 43,000 surveys that were delivered, the Council received 5,500 responses with some very detailed comments and suggestions. All the responses are being analysed on […]

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Next Sutton Local Committee on Thursday 7 june

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 June, 2018

The next meeting of Sutton Local Committee is on Thurs 7 June at 7pm at the Salvation Army in Benhill Avenue. This is the first meeting after the local elections. Apart from the usual public question time, a chance to ask questions on any local issue not already on the agenda, there will be a […]

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Planning application no. DM2018/00360 has been received to erect a domed roof over four outside tennis courts to the north of the tennis centre.  The application can be viewed here on the Council web site. The proposed dome would be about 9 metres high.  It would cover existing outside tennis courts immediately to the north […]

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Planning application for Day Nursery at St Helier hospital granted

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 25 May, 2018

Sutton Council has approved plans to build a single storey day nursery and play scheme at St Helier hospital.  The application was similar to a previous application which was withdrawn after concerns were expressed about the impact on the biodiversity of the site.  An application for a slightly smaller nursery was approved in 2013, but […]

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Planning appeal for 27 Montrose Gardens turned down

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 25 May, 2018

The Planning Inspector has upheld Sutton’s decision to turn down a planning application to replace the existing garage at 27 Montrose Gardens with a one bedroom single storey house. The Inspector said:  ‘The replacement of the garage with a small dwelling, set behind the established building line of the more substantial semi-detached houses, would comprise […]

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New yellow lines installed at dangerous bend

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 May, 2018

The double yellow lines have now been installed at the bend at the bottom of Rose Hill Park West.  This bend has been the scene of many accidents and near misses, and it is hoped these parking restrictions will give a clearer line of sight. Thanks to Sutton Local Committee for funding this.  

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Sutton North’s third outdoor gym ready at Chaucer Gardens

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 30 April, 2018

The third outdoor gym in Sutton North has been installed on the playing field at the back of Chaucer Gardens, by the footpath that leads to Stayton Road.  It is available for all adults to use. The equipment includes: a pedal cycle, a rower (quite difficult this one), pull up bars and a hyper-tension bench. […]

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New outdoor gym on Rose Hill Park

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 18 April, 2018

New outdoor gym equipment has been installed in Rose Hill Park, by the side of the path that leads down from Greenshaw woods to Rose Hill. It includes a balance beam, two parallel bars, a hyper-tension bench, pull up bars, a swingalong, a vault bar and push up bars. Now that the better weather is […]

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Prince Regent application refused

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 18 April, 2018

Sutton Council has refused the planning application (no B2017/78658) to develop the Prince Regent site into a six storey block of flats.  Cllr Steve Penneck had de-delegated the application, meaning that it would be referred to the Planning Committee for decision if needed but given the decision to refuse, that is no longer necessary. Planning Committee […]

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Sutton Library now re-opened

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 9 April, 2018

Sutton Library has re-opened after its major refit.  The much brighter and livelier library makes better use of the space available, improve accessibility for all customers and draw in more young people by making use of new technology. The book stock has been refreshed and the IT has been upgraded.  Most books have been brought […]

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