Archive for the ‘Cheam High Street’ Category

On Thursday, I went to see the consultation on the addition of new flats on top of the Waitrose building in Cheam Village. At the moment there are empty offices, with parking What is being proposed, is to convert the offices into flats, then put more flats ontop.  The new building certainly looks much better, […]

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Parking and Traffic flow in Cheam Village

by Mary Burstow on 7 June, 2015

  On Friday afternoon, I was part of a meeting in Cheam Village to discuss traffic flow in Cheam.  It was an eye opener of an experience. There were ten of us in total: Nine men and one woman – me!! I can’t help thinking it is a rather sad indictment of how few women […]

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Waitrose Building in Cheam Consultation

by Mary Burstow on 26 May, 2015

It looks as if there are plans afoot to put flats on top of Waitrose in Cheam.  The very good news is that as part of the plans, the developer will be covering up the existing 1960’s eyesore and making the whole building much more attractive. I will keep an open mind, as to what […]

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Escaped Hedgehogs in Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 11 May, 2015

  Watch out, watch out the hedgies are about!!! 15 escaped sparkly knitted HEDGEHOGS are hiding somewhere in Cheam Village! Grab one of the treasure sheets from many of the local shops, Cheam Library or Whitehall and help find them by writing down the names of all the shops you see them in (or as […]

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Cook is coming to Cheam Village

by Mary Burstow on 30 April, 2015

  Hurrah!! Cookfood is coming to Cheam Village. I am so pleased that the empty unit, next to Waitrose is to become a Cook Shop.  It is really good that almost every shop unit in Cheam Village is occupied and is a sign as to how economically vibrant the village is becoming. The shop is […]

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General Election Walkabout in Cheam Village

by Mary Burstow on 25 April, 2015

Its election time! On Saturday, I joined Paul Burstow and Brian Paddick on a walkabout in Cheam Village.  The sun shone, balloons were handed out and everyone smiled. Brian is a local lad, so it was rather good to be able to point out to him the changes which had happened in Cheam Village.

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Whitehall could become Wheelchair accessable

by Mary Burstow on 19 January, 2015

The bid by Whitehall for Heritage Lottery funding (HLF) came one stage closer on Thursday, when the Environment and Neighbourhood Committee approved a further £30,000 from Sutton council, should the bid be successful.  This would allow an external lift to be fitted to the outside of Whitehall and allow people in a wheel chair to […]

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Century House in Cheam to become Flats

by Mary Burstow on 17 December, 2014

Anyone driving past Century House in Cheam, will see it is now covered in scaffolding.  The plan is to turn the exisiting offices into flats. This will consist of 27 apartments including 7 x 1 bed, 15 x 2 bed and 5 x 3 bed units.  I don’t blame the developer, the building is close […]

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Cheam Christmas Evening

by Mary Burstow on 13 December, 2014

Children having their hair braided at John Fraser Jenkins In the build up to Christmas, last Friday and Cheam Christmas Evening feels like a rather long time ago!  The evening was a fantastic success.  Cheam really does feel wonderfully villagey at an evening like this.  Lots of people come and wander around the shops and […]

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Cheam Christmas Evening

by Mary Burstow on 3 December, 2014