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Step free access at Raynes Park and Motspur Park stations

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 1 April, 2017

Email to First MTR, after it was announced they will take over the South Western Train franchise later this year. Dear Mike I’ve been given your contact details as someone to approach with a question about First MTR’s acquisition of the South Western Franchise. Since 2014, we have campaigned with residents for step-free access at […]

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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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What we think about Crossrail 2

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 9 January, 2016

Focus Team member Giles Bailey, co-ordinated the response of Merton Liberal Democrats – which can be seen here: http://www.mertonlibdems.org.uk/crossrail2response

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Crossrail 2 – Southwest to Northeast London

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 3 October, 2015

The Department for Transport and Transport for London are continuing to develop a proposal for a new rail service connecting Southwest with Northeast London – Crossrail 2. The main part of the scheme would run in a tunnel from Wimbledon to Tottenham Hale. This is an enormous project that wouldn’t likely be completed until 2030 […]

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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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Train company must push for step-free improvement

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 11 July, 2015

Residents and local campaigners have been shocked to discover that South West Trains is not pushing to make local train stations more accessible.   The local Liberal Democrats have been campaigning for step-free access at local train stations. To use Motspur Park station, people must use stairs to get the central platform. Whereas at Raynes […]

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Step-free access at local stations – latest

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 29 April, 2015

Local LibDems have been campaigning for more than than a year to make Raynes Park and Motspur Park stations “step free” and more accessible. These are both busy rail stations with more than 4 million people using Raynes Park each year. Like other stations in the area, such as Earlsfield and New Malden, we feel […]

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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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Proposals for Rainbow Industrial Estate

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 5 November, 2014

Workspace Ltd, the owners of the Rainbow Industrial Estate, are currently consulting on renewed plans for the site. The area is currently used by a range of businesses including a coach company, in the area southwest of Raynes Park station between the railway tracks that head south to Motspur Park. There have been a range […]

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Latest plans for the Rainbow Industrial Estate

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 15 September, 2014

The owners of the Rainbow Industrial Estate, Workspace Group, are holding a public exhibition of their plans to develop it, at Raynes Park Library on Thursday 18th September:  6.30pm–9pm and Friday 19th September: 2pm–8pm. The plans for 220 flats and 3,400m2 of employment space, on the 1.94 hectare site. There are also plans for a […]

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