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  • Foresters Drive area - Proposed 20mph speed limits and 7.5 tonne weight restriction

    Sutton Council is committed to making roads safer in the borough and giving people more choice in how they travel. We want to improve safety on the roads to reduce the number and severity of accidents, to make it easier for people to walk or cycle and to improve air quality. People have previously told us about traffic issues in the Foresters Drive area and we have used this feedback to develop proposals to address these issues. There are two key elements that are now being considered,... More
    Opened 24 January 2024
  • Community School Admission Arrangements

    The London Borough of Sutton is consulting on school admission arrangements for September 2025 entry. These comprise of: Community School Admission Arrangements – there are no proposed changes to these, but we are consulting as a statutory requirement as these have not been consulted on for 7 years. These arrangements cover Sutton community schools only. They are: Robin Hood Infants School Robin Hood Junior School Devonshire Primary School Hackbridge... More
    Opened 19 December 2023
  • Review of the Policy on the Licensing of Sex Establishments

    We want to hear your opinions on our policy on the licensing of Sex Establishments in the borough. The Council is updating its licensing policy, which sets out how we regulate and licence businesses that wish to operate as: sex shops - where a large part of items sold are of a sexually explicit nature sex cinemas - where the films shown are classified as restricted to over-18s (R18), and sexual entertainment venues - where the premises offer lap... More
    Opened 15 December 2023
  • Improving walking and cycling to The London Cancer Hub

    Sutton Council have secured a £14.1 million cash injection from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund to transform public transport to T he London Cancer Hub (LCH) in Belmont . The London Cancer Hub is currently under development and is set to become the world’s leading district for cancer research and treatment bringing 13,000 new jobs in health, science, education and construction to the area. Belmont Station on Railway Approach, Brighton Road, is a... More
    Opened 27 November 2023
  • Sutton’s Modern Library Offer

    Sutton Council’s network of eight libraries are free to use. They are community spaces where visitors can study, use free wifi, borrow and return books, take part in cultural celebrations, and access council services. The Council is committed to keeping our libraries across the borough and we want to make them better for our visitors in these difficult times. One way we can do this is by introducing self access technology, this means that libraries can be open for longer but it does... More
    Opened 29 September 2023
  • Downs Road-Cotswold Road junction - Proposed junction improvement

    Following concerns from residents and Councillors regarding traffic safety and the difficulty of manoeuvring at Cotswold Road/Sutton Lane/Downs Road junction, the Council wishes to make adjustments to ensure better road safety. Data on recorded accidents at the junction in the last five years is available to read . Funding to investigate, design and consult on proposed schemes during 2023/24 was allocated under the Local Implementation Plan (LIP) from Transport for London... More
    Opened 29 September 2023
  • Home to School Travel Assistance Policy Consultation

    Our Home to School Assisted Travel service provides support to help children and young people to travel to school or college when they would otherwise be prevented by disability or need. The service currently supports over 900 children and young people in Sutton. The service mostly supports children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) who may find it more difficult to travel to their school or setting because of those needs. We are reviewing the... More
    Opened 26 September 2023
  • Children's Centres Consultation

    Our children’s centres (Startwell) support children to have the best start in life. Since the pandemic we have changed the way that our children's centres operate and have brought some services out of the buildings and into the community, at places such as local libraries and community centres. This has helped to better support our families and has resulted in a 30% increase in the number of sessions held weekly by the service. Following a survey of families using children's centres in... More
    Opened 19 September 2023
  • Short Breaks and Personal Budgets

    Short breaks provide opportunities for children and young people with disabilities to take part in activities and work towards agreed outcomes, while also providing breaks for the parent/carer. They are commissioned by Sutton Council, which means that the Council identifies need, allocates resources and procures a provider to best meet those needs within the available means. Personal budgets are paid directly to parents and carers which they use to purchase support for their child. ... More
    Opened 18 September 2023
  • Neighbourhood Fund 2023

    What is the Neighbourhood Fund? When developers create new housing, flats or retail space in Sutton they pay a levy to the Council. This money is to improve infrastructure within the borough, with a portion of this used specifically to improve local areas in consultation with residents, in Sutton we call this the Neighbourhood Fund . Neighbourhood Fund Projects should help address the demands which development can place on local areas. This funding is not to be confused with... More
    Opened 14 August 2023
  • Neighbourhood Fund 2023 - Members Version

    What is the Neighbourhood Fund? When developers create new housing, flats or retail space in Sutton they pay a levy to the Council. This money is to improve infrastructure within the borough, with a portion of this used specifically to improve local areas in consultation with residents, in Sutton we call this the Neighbourhood Fund . Neighbourhood Fund Projects should help address the demands which development can place on local areas. This funding is not to be confused with... More
    Opened 14 August 2023
  • Public Spaces Protection Orders

    Sutton Council is proposing to renew all its 17 Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) across the borough. Public Spaces Protection Orders were introduced under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime, and Policing Act 2014. They are aimed at addressing and preventing activities that impact on the quality of life in our public spaces. These Orders help maintain the safety and enjoyment of these shared areas across Sutton. Anti-social behaviour related to street drinking is a significant... More
    Opened 31 July 2023
  • Library Users Survey 2023

    Libraries are changing and modernising their offer to ensure that the service continues to meet customer needs. Sutton Council invests nearly £3 million in the Sutton library service each year. We want to engage all residents on how they currently use libraries which will help explore better use of library buildings and spaces to meet the needs of customers, enable easier access, including the digital offer now and for the future. This includes considering plans to increase library... More
    Opened 15 May 2023
  • Children's Centre User Survey 2023

    Sutton children's centres are committed to supporting families with young children in the borough, helping to make sure that children are ready to start school. Since the Covid-19 Pandemic, we have adapted the way that we work and have brought some services out of the children's centre building and into the community, such as local libraries, community centres and parks. This has helped us to support families and provide information and advice at the earliest opportunity. This resulted... More
    Opened 15 May 2023
  • Morton Gardens Area - Proposed 20mph speed limit

    Sutton Council has received concerns from ward councillors and members of the public regarding speeding issues in the Morton Gardens area shown below. The aim of the proposal is to reduce the risk of personal injury accidents, provide a safer environment for vulnerable road users, encourage walking and cycling in the area. We are consulting you to seek your views on a proposal to introduce a 20mph speed limit in the Morton Gardens area shown on the plan below. The... More
    Opened 28 April 2023
  • Collingwood Road - 7.5 tonne Camera Enforcement

    Complaints have been received from residents in Collingwood Road in respect of commercial HGVs using Collingwood Road as a cut through from the bypass to access Sutton town centre. Collingwood Road has a 7.5t MGW (Maximum Gross Weight) restriction as part of an area wide weight restriction as shown on the plan below. According to the residents of Collingwood Road Commercial HGVs have been ignoring this weight restriction on a... More
    Opened 24 April 2023
  • Kimpton industrial Area - Proposed 20mph speed limit

    Sutton Council has received concerns from members of the public regarding transport issues including speeding in the Kimpton Industrial Park area shown on the attached plan. The aim of the proposal is to reduce the risk of personal injury accidents, provide a safer environment for vulnerable road users and encourage walking and cycling in the area. We are consulting you to seek your views on a proposal to introduce a 20mph speed limit in the Kimpton Industrial... More
    Opened 11 April 2023
  • Park Lane - Parkgate Area - Proposed 20mph speed limit

    Sutton Council has received concerns from ward councillors and members of the public regarding speeding issues in the Park Lane and Parkgate Road area. The aim of the proposal is to reduce the risk of personal injury accidents, provide a safer environment for vulnerable road users and encourage walking and cycling in the area. The measures will also include installation of warning signs and slow markings on the approaches to Jancett Nursery in Park Lane. We... More
    Opened 31 March 2023
  • Licensing Act 2003 Statement of Licensing Policy Review

    We want to hear your opinions on our proposed Statement of Licensing Policy issued under the Licensing Act 2003 The Council is updating its licensing policy, which sets out how we regulate and licence businesses that sell or supply alcohol, provide entertainment or late-night refreshment in the borough and we want you to have your say. The draft Statement of Licensing policy sets out the way the Council proposes to carry out its licensing responsibilities, such as... More
    Opened 6 March 2023
  • Watercress Park Motorcycle Inhibitor

    London Borough of Sutton is considering installing a motorcycle barrier on the Spencer Road Entrance at Watercress Park to help prevent unlawful use by motorbikes and we are interested in hearing your views. The barriers are designed to allow pedestrians and those using mobility scooters and wheelchairs to enter but to stop motorcycles from gaining access. We are aware that motorbikes regularly access the site via the Spencer Road entrance which can cause anti-social behaviour and... More
    Opened 13 February 2023
  • Plough Lane

    The Council is proposing to introduce a traffic management scheme in Plough Lane junction with Collyer Avenue and Queenswood Avenue. We are proposing these measures in response to concerns raised by local residents in the area, ward councillors about traffic speed, noise, pollution, cut through traffic and road safety at the above mentioned junctions. What is proposed? The following measures are proposed: No entry points at the junctions with... More
    Opened 10 January 2023
  • Public Consultation Survey - Local Flood Risk Management

    What is the Local Flood Risk Management Strategy? This Local Flood Risk Management Strategy is a high-level strategic document outlining Sutton’s approach to Flood Risk throughout the next 6 years. Sutton as Lead Local Flood Authority are required by the Flood and Water Management Act (2010) to develop, maintain, apply and monitor a Local Strategy for flood risk management. The strategy explains how flood risk will be mitigated across the whole of Sutton, including a summary... More
    Opened 19 December 2022
  • Consolidation of Smoke Control Orders

    Poor air quality is one of the biggest health and environmental issues faced by borough residents, workers and visitors. It has huge impacts on health and the Council is taking action to tackle it through its Air Quality Action Plan and related strategies. Solid fuel burning is considered a particularly harmful pollutant with regard to human health. Burning solid fuels such as wood, peat and coal produces tiny particles - known as particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5) - which are able to... More
    Opened 1 December 2022
  • The future of waste and street cleaning services in Sutton

    Help us shape the waste and street cleaning services of the future Sutton Council has one of the best recycling rates in London: households across the borough recycle just over 46% of their waste (making us the 4th best borough in London). Not only that, but the total amount of waste we create as a borough has dropped by 12% over the last six years; a significant achievement at a time when our population is growing. The fact that we now waste less and... More
    Opened 1 November 2022
  • Visiting our Civic Offices

    We want to make sure you are getting the support you need when you visit our Civic Offices. Please complete this short survey to tell us why you came here today, and what we could do to improve your experience. More
    Opened 3 October 2022
  • The Future of Sutton Town Centre

    The Council's vision for Sutton is a vibrant and sustainable town centre with great shopping, culture and food, modern flexible office space and good quality affordable housing. We're already delivering a number of exciting projects to make this vision a reality. To help shape the next stage of our plans we're asking residents, businesses, visitors and community groups to tell us what you want from your town centre. The story so... More
    Opened 20 September 2022
  • Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment Consultation

    What is a Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA)? The government requires all Health and Wellbeing Boards to produce an assessment of their local pharmaceutical services every three years. This document is called the Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) and Sutton's next PNA will be published in November 2022. The PNA is a report of the present needs for pharmaceutical services. It is used to identify any gaps in current services or improvements that could be made in future... More
    Opened 15 August 2022
  • Neighbourhood Fund 2022

    What is the Neighbourhood Fund? When developers create new housing, flats or retail space in Sutton they pay a levy to the Council. This money is to improve infrastructure within the borough, with a portion of this used specifically to improve local areas in consultation with residents, in Sutton we call this the Neighbourhood Fund . Neighbourhood Fund Projects should help address the demands which development can place on local areas. This funding is not to be confused with... More
    Opened 15 August 2022
  • School Streets Phase 1 - Parent survey

    Sutton Council is committed to making the streets outside our schools safer and healthier for our children. We know that children are among those most affected by high air pollution levels, and air pollution has been linked to asthma, heart disease and can impact lung development. Meanwhile, using active forms of travel like walking and cycling have excellent benefits not only for the environment but also for the health of our residents. This is why we introduced 10 school street schemes... More
    Opened 4 July 2022
  • EV - Source London - Ferrers Avenue

    With the sale of new petrol and diesel cars banned from 2030, we are committed to supporting Sutton’s residents as they switch to electric vehicles (EV). As part of this commitment, we are working to increase the number of EV charging points across the borough and are asking for your views on possible locations for new points. About this Survey We are conducting a statutory consultation on EV charging bays to be installed and operated by Source London and we are asking for your... More
    Opened 30 May 2022
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