Sutton North Lib Dem Councillors

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

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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Sutton Council is consulting residents on how they want to be consulted on issues that affect them.  The consultation is here, and the deadline for responses is 10 March.  Local Committees are one way that the Council consults, and so feedback is requested on how effective this is.    

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Update on school at Rosehill

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 February, 2019

The government has announced that they have appointed Wates as the contractor to design and build the new school at Rose Hill.  The news from the Greenshaw Learning Trust is here.   The proposals include a small unit for children on the autistic spectrum. In response to a recent Council question, Cllr Marian James, Chair of […]

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Sutton Streets for Sutton Residents

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 February, 2019

For years residents have told us that parking is their number 1 concern, and over the last two years we have been working to try to address this. Our consultation of over a year ago showed that nearly 70% of respondents had parking problems.  We held workshops at Local Committee meetings which identified some of […]

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Collingwood Road road safety: you said, we have listened.

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

We got a good response to this consultation, with 45 people taking the trouble to reply – which is a good figure for a consultation of this sort.  You will recall that the Council proposals included: Width restrictions with give-ways to replace existing refuge islands and speed cushions Reversal of the one-way on Anton Crescent […]

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Planning application: Land rear of 91 Rose Hill Park West turned down

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

The planning application to erect a detached four bedroomed house with a new access from Grennell Road has been refused by Sutton Council.  A previous application for a house on this site was turned down by the Council in 2017. The officers have given several reasons for refusing the application.   These include: it would result […]

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Christmas tree collection

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 7 January, 2019

Real Christmas Tree Drop Off Points Real Christmas Tree Drop Off Points For this Christmas, Christmas tree drop off points are being piloted in the borough. This will provide more options for residents to dispose of their real Christmas tree. From now until Sunday 13 January, there are three locations across the borough where you […]

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