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Traffic Management Order consultation in the borough will end on March 18 – give your views

Traffic Management Order consultations have started on February 25 and will close on March 18 2021.

“Following two consultations in Geographical Area 3 we received wide-ranging and valuable feedback to parking proposals for the area,” said a spokesman from Sutton Council.

“We have undertaken further analysis of technical data, looked at access issues for refuse collection and emergency services and have discussed the proposals with ward councillors.

“After a thorough review of our plans, it is now our intention to develop targeted schemes that will address areas of acute parking pressure. This means that for the vast majority of residents we are not suggesting any changes where you live.

“The traffic management order (TMO) consultation for the remaining parking proposals in Geographical Area 3 will open on February 25, 2021 and will close on March 18, 2021.

The TMO proposals include:

Permit Parking Area

Proposed Permit Parking Area WP2 (Moreton Road Area) – operating Monday-Friday, 8am-6.30pm at the following locations:

  • Balmoral Road 
  • Donnington Road 
  • Hampton Road 
  • Moreton Road 
  • Windsor Road 

View a PDF of the PPA proposal 

Controlled Parking Zones

Proposed Controlled Parking Zone WP1 (Longfellow Road area) –  operating Monday-Sunday 8am-6.30pm at the following locations: 

  • Beverley Gardens  
  • Brookside Crescent 
  • Browning Avenue  
  • Caldbeck Avenue  
  • Green Lane 
  • Hazlemere Gardens 
  • Lincoln Road 
  • Longfellow Road 
  • Sutherland Gardens 
  • Washington Road 

Proposed Controlled Parking Zone extension to zone A (Lingfield Road) – operating Monday-Saturday, 8am-6.30pm at the following location:  

  • Lingfield Road

View PDFs of the CPZ proposals

Ward proposals

Additional restrictions are also proposed across Worcester Park, Cheam North, Beddington and Wallington. The restrictions include:

  • Disabled bays
  • Time limited free bays
  • Loading bays
  • Footway parking bays
  • Single and double yellow line waiting and loading restrictions.

View PDFs of the ward proposals

You can find more information about the proposed changes using our online map or search for your street using our online directory.

If you wish to respond to the TMO proposals you can do so by completing the forms below.

You can also respond in writing to: Parking Strategy, Highways and Transport, London Borough of Sutton, 24 Denmark, Road, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2JG.

You can also view the public notice, proposed TMO, detailed plans and the council’s Statement of Reasons at the Council’s Civic Offices, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1EA between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday from February 25, 2021.

When responding you will need to:

  • Select which consultation you wish to comment on – PPAs, CPZ or ward proposals (you can comment on all three if you wish)
  • Provide your name, address and email contact
  • Select an overall response to the parking proposals in the drop-down menu (support or object to the proposal)
  • Provide an additional comment about the proposals which must include your reasons if you are objecting.

Respond to the PPA proposal

Respond to the CPZ proposals

Respond to the Ward proposals

After the consultation closes, the council will consider and determine all representations received before deciding whether to proceed with the scheme as advertised, modify it or abandon the proposals. 

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Key advice to avoid being scammed during the vaccination roll out

South West London Clinical Commissioning Group has issued a statement with regard to scams which have emerged as vaccination against Covid increases.

“To protect yourself and your family members from fraud and criminals, remember the following points,” said a spokesperson.

  • The vaccine is only available from the NHS and is being offered to people in priority groups. Vaccination is free and the NHS will contact you when it is your turn. You can be contacted by the NHS, your employer, or a GP surgery local to you, to receive your vaccine. Anyone offering a paid-for vaccine is committing a crime

The NHS will never:

  • ask you to press a button on your keypad or send a text to confirm you want the vaccine.
  • ask for payment or for your bank account or card details, to pay for a vaccine or to confirm your eligibility for the vaccine.
  • ask you for your PIN or banking password.
  • arrive unannounced at your home to administer the vaccine – at the moment we are also not making house calls to deliver or discuss the vaccine.
  • ask you to prove your identity by sending copies of personal documents such as your passport, driving licence, bills, bank account details or pay slips.

If you receive a call you believe to be fraudulent, hang up. If you believe you have been the victim of fraud or identity theft you should report this directly to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040. Where the victim is vulnerable, and particularly if you are worried that someone has or might come to your house, report it to the Police online or by calling 101.

Please remember: If you are asked to pay for the vaccine or asked for your bank account details, it is a scam.

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Tickets now on sale for a Panto in July!

We are Savvy Theatre Company is delighted to announce that Jack & the Beanstalk will now be performed at the Ashcroft Theatre, Fairfield Halls on Sunday 18th July 2021.

“This venue will allow us to accommodate a larger, socially distanced audience and in addition to the Steampunk panto, your ticket now includes a special pre-show film premiere! “said a spokesperson.

“Throughout the pandemic, working both in the SAVVY studio and over Zoom, our amazing members from 3-D, Action Replay, Take-2 and our YounGrrr Company, have created a documentary-style film.

The film premiere starts at 2.30pm and lasts for approximately an hour.  There will be a short interval.  

The panto starts at 4pm and lasts for approximately 90 minutes.


“Tickets are valid for both events, however if you do not wish to stay for the Panto (performed by SAVVY’s Adult & Young Companies) that’s fine, but there is no discount on tickets.”
CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS
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Sutton man charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs

Metropolitan police officers have charged a man with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.

Gary Green, 37, (04.03.84) of Crown Road, Sutton was charged on Thursday, 25 February after he was arrested earlier the same day.

He was remanded to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 26 February.

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More than 95% of Sutton children secure preferred secondary school places

Over 95% of Sutton children have secured a preferred secondary school place this year despite continued high demand for secondary school places.

“Sutton has outperformed other London boroughs for the number of pupils getting preferred school places this September,” said a spokesperson.

“Sutton performed over 2 percent higher than the London average with 95.4 percent of pupils being offered a place at one of their preferred schools, compared to 93.3 percent of children across the rest of London. 

“A total of 87.3 percent of Sutton pupils were offered a place at one of their top three choices of secondary school, with 66.2 percent getting into their first preference school, according to figures released on National Secondary School Offer Day by the Pan London Admissions Board.

“London has seen a drop in parents receiving a first preference offer, primarily due to late selection testing. This has particularly affected boroughs which have selective schools in their area, such as Sutton. “