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The planning application for the proposed 177 bedroom hotel development at 27-39 Hartfield Road has been approved. Merton’s Planning Applications Committee (a group of 10 councillors) met on Thursday 21 March and ultimately voted to approve the application. Cllr Anthony Fairclough attended the meeting as one of your ward councillors and spoke about the concerns […]

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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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Demolition of 162-164 Hartfield Road – planning decision

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 24 August, 2018

We regret to say that on 23 August, Merton Council gave approval to the proposal to pull down 162 and 164 Hartfield Road and put up a block of flats that had previously been rejected by councillors on grounds that its design and proportions would be “detrimental to the character and appearance of Hartfield Road”. […]

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Local planning news

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 9 June, 2018

Last week there was a meeting of Merton’s “Design Review Panel” – a Panel of architects and design experts, which comments on proposals from developers. Part of the meeting is confidential – where the developers have not yet put in formal planning applications, and we can only say a limited amount about those discussions. YMCA […]

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Planning decision – former Manuplastics site, Kingston Road

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 20 February, 2018

A planning application for the former Manuplastics site on Kingston Road is being decided by councillors on Thursday 22 February.  The plans are for 1201 square metres of office space and 99 flats, in 2 blocks that are 7 storeys high at their tallest. The plans contain very limited parking and affordable housing. More details […]

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Comments submitted to Merton Council planning department by Dundonald Liberal Democrats. Dear Mr Vale Re Planning application 17/P2529, 579-589 Kingston Road Raynes Park London, SW20 8SD I am writing on behalf of Dundonald Ward Liberal Democrats in connection with the above Planning Application. We have a number of concerns about the application which should be […]

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Recent planning applications affecting Wimbledon town centre

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 31 May, 2016

There are currently a number of developments and planning applications affecting Wimbledon town centre that are going to have a big impact on the area. Please see below for brief details, where you can find more information and how you can have your say (if the deadline for comments is still open). You can see […]

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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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Rainbow Estate development – decision expected

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 12 September, 2015

Merton’s Planning Committee will be making a decision on the Planning Application about the Rainbow Estate near Raynes Park Station on September 17th 2015 at 1915hrs. The report to the councillors on the Planning Application Committee is recommending “granting permission”. Local LibDems have campaigned for several years that this application will cause significant traffic congestion […]

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Rainbow Industrial Estate – have your say

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 19 January, 2015

Applications for planning permission were lodged with Merton Council in December. The plans are for 229 flats (5 to 7 storey buildings) and 3,400m2 of employment space, on the nearly 20,000m2 site (that means about 17% of the site). There are also plans for a station “drop off” area at the site’s entrance, which is at the junction of Grand Drive and Approach Road, […]

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