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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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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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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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Victoria House – A whole new design

by Mary Burstow on 6 November, 2014

The Victoria House saga continues…… An update on why Victoria House has not yet been demolished was given at the North Cheam and Worcester Park Area Committee last week.  I will post it as soon as it becomes available.  The main reason for the delay is that Ladbrooks have a long lease on their shop, […]

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Oh deep, deep joy.  At last the hoardings have started going up around Victoria House in North Cheam.  Is it really possible that the building will be demolished in August, as promised by the developers Stonegate Homes? Stonegate have been given planning permission to replace the building with a modern eight story block.  This will […]

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Finally! Victoria House to be demolished

by Mary Burstow on 26 April, 2014

Following years of hard work by Sutton Council, Victoria House is finally to be demolished later this year – if the developers Stonegate keep to their word. The developers received planning permission for the site, but then tried to pull out of their commitments to the local community. Lib Dem run Sutton Council stood firm to […]

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When will Stonegate Homes develop Victoria House?

by Mary Burstow on 24 February, 2014

Having seen Stonegate Homes, the owners of  the very derelict Victoria House in North Cheam have joined Twitter, I can not help but feel extream irritation from their comments. On 10th February they tweeted @stonegate_homes “Does anyone have refurbishment properties, Flat or Houses available?  We are looking for a number of new projects…..” When another tweeter, […]

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