Sutton North Lib Dem Councillors

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

We hope that many of you were able to attend the drop in at the tennis centre on Weds 3 April to see the plans for the new school on the disused artificial pitch and part of the tennis centre.  If not you can see the plans and register your comments here, by 12 April.  […]

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Roadworks on the by pass this weekend

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 April, 2019

Transport for London have sent us a late notification of road works on Friday and Sunday nights this weekend (5 to 7 April). Overview of works: Carriageway resurfacing work will take place on the A217 Oldfields Road between Stayton Road and Collingwood Road. The works will begin from 22:00 – 05:00 on Friday 5 April and Sunday […]

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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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Council helps to clear up after Helena House traveller incursion

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 28 March, 2019

Residents will be aware that Helena House, the now empty office block that was the Job Centre, was occupied by travellers last week.  The building is privately owned and it is the owners who have the responsibility of evicting trespassers.  The owners took action, supported by the police, and the Council assisted with the clear […]

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Parking consultation update

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 27 March, 2019

Thanks for the responses to the consultation on parking.  We have not yet seen the results but we have been knocking on doors and expect there will be some mixed views.   To remind you, the officers’ proposals were: An extension of the town centre CPZ into the rest of Collingwood Road, and into Stayton, Dibdin, […]

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New school at Rosehill

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 26 March, 2019

Residents will have seen the feasibility work being carried out on the park.  Details were posted on our website last month. Wates (who have been contracted by the Education and Skills Funding Agency to design and build the school) have been having pre-application discussions with the planning department.  This is a service that all Councils […]

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Conservation area approved for Town Centre

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

The Council has approved an extended conservation area for the High St.  This follows on from the work done by the Heritage Action Zone which described the historic development of the High St and the heritage value that remains.  One of the project recommendations was that the old conservation area, which only covered the area […]

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Local Committee meeting this Thursday

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 23 March, 2019

The next meeting is on this Thursday 28 March at 7pm at the Salvation Army.  The main items on the agenda are presentations on adult social care, and on hate crime.  The committee will consider installing a circular park bench in Benhill Recreation ground as a memorial to former Councillor Janet Lowne, who died in […]

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A proposal for the erection of nine two storey houses with accommodation at roof level together with open space, pavilion and allotment plots has been received by the Planning Department. It can be viewed at the planning web site here. Comments must be sent to the Planning Dept by 22 April (this was 12 A […]

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TfL propose ‘on demand’ bus service pilot for Sutton

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 21 February, 2019

TfL are consulting on a possible pilot ‘on demand’ bus service for Sutton.  Details are here, where you can let them have your views by 20 March. The trial would be for a 12 month period.  There would be eight 14 seater buses, with low floors, wheelchair accessible, and low emissions.  They would be based […]

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