Archive for the ‘Malden Road’ Category

Victoria House Consultation

by Mary Burstow on 31 May, 2015

On Saturday, I went along to the Victoria House Consultation, to look at the proposed plans for the new building. My initial reaction is that it is a vast improvment on the existing derilict property.  Then again, anything is an improvment on the existing Victoria House.  The building is higher than the existing surrounding properties, […]

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Victoria House Constultation

by Mary Burstow on 24 May, 2015

The Developers Home Group, who are planning on developing Victoria House, have arranged a public Constulation at Cheam Leisure Centre. 14:00 – 19:00   Wednesday 27th May 10:30 – 15:30   Saturday 30th May Please come and make sure your views on the future of this site are properly recorded.    

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Malden Road, Road safety meeting

by Mary Burstow on 22 May, 2015

A local residents meeting will be held on Wednesday 27th May at 7:30pm, at Cheam Baptist Church (hall entrance at the back of church), to discuss how road safety can be improved on Malden Road. The issue of road safety on Malden Road has been an ongoing issue.  Now that the flats in Mickleham Gardens […]

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Free Open Day at Cheam Leisure Centre

by Mary Burstow on 10 April, 2015

The £3.3 million project – funded by Sutton Council – started in March 2014. A year of work has transformed the tired and ageing centre into a welcoming, inspiring space. A new roof has been installed in the swimming pool and vital mechanical and electrical works have taken place behind the scenes. Several other areas […]

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Victoria House – The latest

by Mary Burstow on 9 April, 2015

  Many thanks to Lib Dem Nonsuch Ward Cllr, Richard Broadbent for giving me an update on this issue. There was a presentation by Home Group, the owners of Victoria House, to the Cheam North & Worcester Park Local Committee recently to update local residents on the latest with their proposals for redevelopment of the […]

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A new footpath for Cheam Rec

by Mary Burstow on 27 January, 2015

I am very pleased to report that Transport for London and Sutton Council have approved funding for a new footpath to run through Cheam Rec, from the Netley Close gates to the Tilehurst road entrance of Cheam Rec.  It will mean residents can now safely walk from the newly installed Pelican Crossing, on Malden Road […]

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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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Another Accident on Malden Road

by Mary Burstow on 4 January, 2015

Sadly we had another road traffic accident on Malden Road, near the site of the new pedestrian crossing on Friday 2 January.  I am still waiting to hear full details from the police.  We do know that the car drove into a post, knocking it down and from there into a wall. Fortunately nobody was […]

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A new Pelican Crossing on Malden Road

by Mary Burstow on 11 December, 2014

After a year of hard campaigning and local awareness raising, work was completed on upgrading the Zebra Crossing on Malden road to a Pelican Crossing. It was in December of 2013 that a local girl was knocked over by a car at the crossing, highlighting the need to get it upgraded to a Pelican Crossing. […]

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Blame Ladbrokes for the Victoria House delays!!

by Mary Burstow on 30 November, 2014

I thought readers of my blog would like an update on Victoria House.  In August the omens were good…..The hoarding went up….Demolition was due to start…..then nothing. Local residents and businesses are becoming increasingly frustrated. The reason for this lack of progress is mainly due to the lease held by the betting shop Ladbrokes. The […]

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