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Club Cars site – Oldfields Road / Sunningdale Road

by simonwales on 6 January, 2018

We have been opposing plans for the redevelopment of this site on the grounds of overdevelopment, and were able to get the landlord to block off access onto the A217. Since then, the hoardings have been breached, and Council officers have been in touch with the landlords to get them to secure and clear the […]

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Secombe Centre

by simonwales on 6 January, 2018

Whilst the building is empty, the Council has arranged for it to be used by Sutton Nightwatch on three evenings a week for the provision of food and other services to the homeless. Their licence will terminate at the end of May 2018 when the weather will have improved. This was agreed as a result […]

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Perretts Field

by simonwales on 6 January, 2018

We have secured some money from the local committee to provide some outdoor equipment in Perrett’s Field, rather than in Seears Park at the request of the friends of Seears Park. We can afford 5 items as part of the Council’s priorities for a healthier community. There was a notice on the board in Seears […]

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Thatched House Hotel

by simonwales on 6 January, 2018

The plans submitted for this site, including 133 Cheam Road, were rejected by officers, not because of the design, but because of the lack of affordable homes. However, the matter was taken out of our hands when the planning inspectors allowed the developer’s appeal, to build 30 sheltered apartments for the elderly (nineteen 1-bed and […]

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2017 London to Brighton veteran car run

by simonwales on 2 November, 2017

            The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run is on Sunday 5th November. We will start to see vintage and veteran cars coming along the A217 from around 7:30am, through to about 11:00 I am very pleased to report that following conversations with local councillors, London Borough of Sutton has […]

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Quarry Cottage update

by simonwales on 26 October, 2017

                Now that the Nursery is no longer interested in the Cottage, and will be developing within the boundaries of its site, for which they will be getting a lease, the cottage will be redeveloped by Sutton Living, (the Council’s house building company) to provide a family home.

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Robin Hood Health Centre

by simonwales on 26 October, 2017

Residents who are patients of local GP surgeries will have received a consultation letter from the NHS about the proposed redevelopment of the Robin Hood Health Centre site, including the former SCILL building. They are consulting about plans to co-locate 5 GP surgeries, including Mulgrave Road and Grove Road from our ward, but have made […]

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Council News

by simonwales on 3 April, 2017

Dear resident, April promises to be a big month for Sutton! We’ll be introducing a new bin collection service, and the next stage of our ongoing project The Sutton Plan kicks into gear. We’re also asking for residents’ help as we commemorate the centenary of the First World War. Find out how you can get involved below… […]

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St James Road

by simonwales on 12 February, 2017

Following concerns expressed by residents about the conversion of the old garage site into a very large block of flats, your councillors raised this with planning officers who have now rejected the application as drafted. We anticipate a revised application to be submitted in due course.

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Update on Quarry Cottage

by simonwales on 12 February, 2017

Following local concerns raised and a resulting deferral of the decision concerning the future of the nursery and of Quarry Cottage in Seears Park, councillors and officers have been working closely with the nursery and arrived at a good solution which the nursery owners are happy with. The cottage will be renovated and let out […]

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