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  • Sutton Council's Budget plans for 2009/10

    Sutton spends millions of pounds each year delivering hundreds of services on your behalf. In the document attached you can see the cost and range of some of the most significant services we provide. We now want you to tell us what you think about some proposals for next year's budget, to shape our priorities and help us set our council tax in March 2009. More
    Closed 27 January 2009
  • Site Development Policies Development Plan Document (DPD)

    The Preferred Options document identifies proposed sites for future development outside Sutton Town Centre, including Hackbridge, to meet the long-term needs as set out in Sutton's Core Planning Strategy, including locations for proposed new housing, healthcare facilities, schools and other facilities. It sets out detailed development management policies to be used to help decide planning applications; and also contains an Appendix of Proposed Alterations to the Adopted UDP Proposals Map... More
    Closed 25 March 2009
  • The Future of Hackbridge

    Sutton Council is working with the community to turn Hackbridge into the UK’s first truly sustainable suburb. In a major step forward the council has unveiled a masterplan for the area. From 11 February to 25 March 2009 we are seeking your views on these detailed proposals for the future of Hackbridge. We have an ambitious vision to make Hackbridge the greenest place to live in the UK. We want to do this by working with residents, businesses and others to promote One Planet Living – a... More
    Closed 25 March 2009
  • Draft Planning Brief for Cheam Village Sheltered Scheme

    Sutton Council is committed to providing the right accommodation for local people in later life. From 22 April to 2 June 2009, the Council is seeking your views on a draft Planning Brief to guide future development of the Sheltered Housing Site in Cheam Village. The council plans to redevelop the Sheltered Housing Site in Cheam Village – to include 1-36 Elizabeth House, Park Lane; 1-32 Mickleham Gardens; 1 to 12 Pond Hill Gardens; 1 to 3 Cheam Park Way; and 23, 25 and 27 Malden Road - so... More
    Closed 2 June 2009
  • Sutton Town Centre Area Action Plan

    Sutton Council is working with the Town Centre Partnership to help make Sutton town centre an even more thriving place to shop, work and live. From 22 April to 2 June 2009 we are seeking your views the preferred options for the town centre’s long-term planning strategy. We are preparing an Area Action Plan, with ambitious proposals for future shopping, leisure facilities, additional homes and office space over the next 15 years. It includes plans to create a cultural ‘hub’ in a new... More
    Closed 2 June 2009
  • Joint Commissioning Strategies on Older People and Older People's Mental Health

    The London Borough of Sutton and Sutton and Merton Primary Care Trust are working together to develop a Joint Commissioning Strategy focused on the Health and Wellbeing of Older People and as a subset of this main strategy the Mental Health Needs of Older People in Sutton. The strategies make use of information about the older population in Sutton, their health and their use of health and social care services. It has also been informed by consultations with older people. This information is... More
    Closed 26 June 2009
  • Sure Start Children's Centres - Phase 3

    Sure Start Childrens Centres bring together a wide range of services for children (from birth to five years) and their families. They are designed make it easier for families with young children to access a range of, for example, health, learning and child development, family support and support to access work and training services within their communities. The London Borough of Sutton currently has ten Sure Start Childrens Centres located throughout the borough. This Consultation Document... More
    Closed 1 July 2009
  • Sutton Playbuilder

    The London Borough of Sutton has been awarded 1.1 million pounds in capital funding in order to, by 2011, either build new, or completely or substantial replace, twenty two open access play environments, which will be primarily targeted at children aged eight to thirteen years old. In order to involve children, young people and their families in this programme, we are currently planning a range of detailed consultation exercises around the borough. However, this is an opportunity for our... More
    Closed 10 July 2009
  • Sexuality Policy for Vulnerable Adults

    The London Borough of Sutton is a community leader, a provider of services, a major employer and a purchaser of goods and services. Equality of opportunity is at the heart of our vision to build a community in which all can take part and all can take pride and we use every opportunity we can to ensure that the needs and interests of all residents are met. Our aim is not just the prevention of discrimination but the promotion of diversity and equality. The primary aim of this policy is to... More
    Closed 10 July 2009
  • The Sustainable Communities Act

    The Sustainable Communities Act is intended to divert power and funding from Central Government to councils and local people to help them manage community issues at a local level and change things for the better. We need local people to advise and help us put forward proposals for action to Government. Anyone can make suggestions - if you have an idea for a project that you think would make Sutton a better place to live, we want to hear from you. More
    Closed 24 July 2009
  • Involving Young People in decision making

    We are working with Involve (not for profit particpation experts) and Jigsaw4u (charity who work with young people) over the summer to talk to young people about getting involved in the decisions that affect their lives. There will be a series of events across the borough and in schools where young people will be able to tell us what's important to them and how they would like to have more influence in decision making. More
    Closed 31 August 2009
  • Site Development Policies: Additional Sites

    Sutton Council’s Site Development Policies document will set out development control policies for the whole borough and identify sites for development outside Sutton Town Centre, to meet the long-term needs as set out in Sutton's Core Planning Strategy. The sites will identify locations for proposed new housing, healthcare facilities, schools and other facilities. Following consultation on the council’s Preferred Options in February-March, four possible additional sites for future... More
    Closed 1 September 2009
  • The South London Waste Plan

    Landfill space is running out and buried waste releases climate-changing gases. New ways of dealing with waste are needed. Croydon, Kingston, Merton and Sutton are working together to meet this challenge by developing the South London Waste Plan. Following last autumn’s consultation on issues and options, Croydon, Kingston, Merton and Sutton councils have identified potential sites for future waste management facilities and drafted policies to guide their development. More
    Closed 16 October 2009
  • New Executive Arrangements

    Recent changes to legislation means that the Council has to change the way it is run. Every year the Council elects, from amongst the councillors, one councillor to act as Leader of Council. The Council also appoints seven other councillors who, with the Leader, form the Executive. This consultation is about the proposed changes to the current arrangements. More
    Closed 30 October 2009
  • Early Years Funding Consultation

    Local authorities are required to use a single local formula for funding the Early Years free entitlement in the maintained, private, voluntary and independent (PVI) sectors from April 2010. The purpose of this consultation is to get your opinions on the single pupil count and the single funding formula that is being developed in the London Borough of Sutton. Responses to this Consultation will be considered by the Early Years Consultative Group (EYCG) and the Formula Review Group at their... More
    Closed 27 November 2009
  • Improving Travel in Wallington

    Sutton Council has launched a new pilot project to transform travel in the Wallington area and make it easier for people to use greener transport. Building on our trail-blazing Smarter Travel Sutton initiative, we want to work with local people to put in infrastructure that makes walking, cycling and public transport the preferred way to travel and cuts congestion on our roads. More
    Closed 11 December 2009
  • Getting more involved in local services

    Would you like to get more involved in local services? Are your skills going to waste? Would you like to find out about the opportunities to volunteer, become a governor, trustee or local councillor? More
    Closed 25 December 2009
  • How we spend your money - Sutton Council's Budget Constultation

    Cutting red tape, not services, means there will be no Council tax rise in Sutton next year. Sutton Council aims to provide quality services at the right price. But we all know times are tough and there is little room for manoeuvre. Income from planning and parking has been hit by the recession while demand for other services has increased. However, we are not going to ask local people for more money when we know they can least afford it. Instead we are going to do more with less, cutting... More
    Closed 4 January 2010
  • Nominate a building or structure for local heritage listing

    The council is seeking nominations of buildings or structures to add to the Local List of buildings of historical or architectural interest in the Borough. These are buildings which may not be of sufficient interest to warrant national statutory listing but it is still desirable for them to be recognised. Currently there are less than 40 locally listed buildings and structures. Examples include The Chilterns on Brighton Road, the Mock Tudor buildings on Cheam Broadway and a number of... More
    Closed 5 January 2010
  • Sutton Air Quality Management Area Order 2009

    The Council intends to make the the Sutton Air Quality Management Order 2009 and this will have two effects: 1 - Following a detailed review and assessment in 2008 it appears that we are unlikely to meet our target for air quality (the annual mean value for nitrogen dioxide) on three roads in the borough. These are Stanley Park Road, The Broadway Cheam and Ewell Road Cheam. The order will make each of these roads an air quality management area. 2 - The Beddington Lane industrial area will... More
    Closed 29 January 2010
  • Sutton's Children and Young Peoples Plan

    The Children and Young Peoples Plan 2010/11 will help agencies develop and target their services for children and young people over the coming year. Views are being sought on the key challenges facing children and young people in Sutton today and the most effective approaches for tackling them. More
    Closed 5 March 2010
  • Site Development Policies: Proposed Submission document

    The council is preparing a Site Development Policies Development Plan Document which will identify future development sites and detailed policies to help implement the adopted Sutton Core Planning Strategy. It is the second of a suite of documents in the council’s Local Development Framework that will replace the adopted Unitary Development Plan. We have now published the Proposed Submission version of the Site Development Policies document to allow people to comment on it before it is... More
    Closed 10 March 2010
  • South London Waste Plan - Additional Sites

    The boroughs of Croydon, Kingston, Merton and Sutton are preparing a joint planning document for waste, called the South London Waste Plan. Last year, we asked residents and other interested parties to comment on potential sites for future waste management facilities and draft policies to guide their development. During that consultation, an additional eight sites were put forward by respondents as being worthy of consideration. The eight sites have been assessed using the site screening... More
    Closed 22 March 2010
  • Children & Young People's Plan 2010/11 - High Level Actions

    The Children and Young Peoples Plan 2010/11 will help agencies develop and target their services for children and young people over the coming year. This consultation document gives a narrative about each of the six goals for the Children and Young People's Plan 2010/11 and the high level actions for each of the goals. More
    Closed 16 April 2010
  • Primary School Expansion Programme

    In recent years there has been a marked upturn in the numbers of children born in the Borough We have already had to increase capacity during the last two years to meet the additional demand for places at reception year. This increased demand is projected to continue at least up to 2012 and probably beyond. The Local Authority has a core duty to ensure there are sufficient places to meet the needs of its children and families and therefore it is obliged to plan for the expansion of its school... More
    Closed 1 May 2010
  • Advocacy Strategy Consultation

    The council's advocacy strategy outlines the main priorities for advocacy over the next three years and provides a plan showing how the council and Sutton and Merton PCT will specify, secure and monitor services to support people to achieve their priorities. More
    Closed 29 June 2010
  • A Life of My Own - Carers Commissioning Strategy

    The Multi-Agency Carers Commissioning Strategy for 2010 to 2013 builds on the achievements of our previous strategy and explains the plans to improve outcomes for carers. More
    Closed 30 July 2010
  • Draft Lodge Place Planning Brief

    The Lodge Place Planning Brief will provide guidance on the redevelopment of the Lodge Place area to help transform it into an attractive town centre destination. From 13 July to 12 August 2010 we are seeking your views on the draft Brief for this area. The aim of the draft Brief is to guide new private sector development in a coordinated way in order to improve the buildings, transport arrangements and public areas. The draft Brief proposes to: make Lodge Place pedestrian and cyclist only;... More
    Closed 12 August 2010
  • Fairer Contributions Consultation

    This consultation addresses proposed changes in the method used to calculate a persons contribution towards their non-residential services and support. More
    Closed 26 September 2010
  • Independent Living Strategy

    Everyone needs help or equipment of some kind, but many people with physical and/or sensory impairments or other disabilities have additional needs for assistance, some of which are a result of disabling barriers. Independent living is about having choice and control over the help or equipment needed to go about our daily lives. More
    Closed 30 September 2010
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