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Labour pushes ahead with new parking charges

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 8 February, 2019

Council bosses are determined to press ahead with new parking charges. The new charges will heavily increase costs for those living in Wimbledon and Raynes Park.  At the February meeting of Merton Council focusing on air quality, Dundonald Lib Dem councillors Simon McGrath and Anthony Fairclough called on the Council to scrap their plans, and instead […]

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Bushey Road planning application – last night

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 16 November, 2018

The Planning application for a block of 32 flats (10 affordable) on Bushey Road, at the end of Edna and Dorien Roads, was heard last night. The application was approved by the councillors on the Planning Applications Committee. Two motions to reject the application (one because of its density and massing, and one proposed by […]

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Redevelopment of Manuplastics site on Kingston Rd

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 15 May, 2016

Comments submitted on the planning application 16/P1208 by Apostles resident Giles Bailey: “Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the new proposals for the former Manuplastics site on Kingston Road.

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Visitors’ parking permit charges – success!

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 3 July, 2013

Over 700 people signed our petition about the unfairness of the flate-rate cost of annual visitors’ parking permits. Each year, Council committees called ‘Overview and Scrutiny panels’ investigate aspects of the Council’s work and suggest improvements. The panels choose the issues they will investigate, and have just set their work programmes for 2013/14. We called […]

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The cost of visitors’ parking permits

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 21 May, 2013

In late 2012, we were contacted by residents on Edna Road who felt that the price of an annual parking permit for visitors was unfair, when compared to the cost of residents’ parking permits. The issue is the flat rate cost of £140 for an annual visitors’ parking permit. The cost of residents’ permits rises […]

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Council approves school expansion onto Dundonald Rec [updated]

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 17 January, 2013

Merton Council’s planning application committee has tonight approved plans to expand Dundonald Primary onto part of Dundonald Rec. Under the plans the public will lose full or partial access to around 5% of the Rec. The Council is also seeking removal of the legal protection against building on the Rec. However, it is still open […]

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Dorien Road Glass Factory application appealed

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 8 May, 2012

News reaches us that the planning application for the Glass Factory on Dorien Road, rejected in January, has been appealed to the planning inspector. If you wrote to the Council at the time of the original application, your letter will be copied to the planning inspector and the developer. Dundonald Lib Dems objected to the […]

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The way public consultations on controlled parking work

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 29 February, 2012

Controlled parking zones (CPZs) have recently been extended to some Apostles Roads (as well as other nearby roads). Following some correspondence with council officers, we have been offered the following explanation to how residents’ comments are taken into account when a controlled parking zone is being considered. The Council will introduce parking controls in roads […]

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CPZs in the Apostles – Council officer recommendations [updated]

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 17 January, 2012

The responses to the formal consultation on extending Controlled Parking Zones in the Apostles Roads (other nearby roads) have now been compiled. The consultation was carried out in October and November. Council officers have looked through the responses and prepared this report, with responses to the points raised by residents and local groups. This report […]

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Changes to parking: Apostles roads, Oxford & Chase Side Aves

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 1 November, 2011

Earlier this year, Merton Council carried out an “informal” consultation about parking on a number of roads in the Apostles, as well as Kingston Road and Oxford, Chase Side and Rothesay Avenues.

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