Certificate of Appreciation Mary Tate Cottages
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Merton Council held a consultation on two designs for a new bridge at Bishopsford Bridge - which is historically known as Mitcham Bridge. We submitted a response to this consultation.  

Merton Council's development company Merantun has submitted a revised planning application for Raleigh Gardens Car Park. We thought the original proposal needed a 'radical rethink'. But rather than being radical, the new proposal adds insult to injury. 

When Merton Council announced its plans for emergency measures to support social distancing 'across the borough' we were dismayed to see the skew towards Wimbledon and the West of the borough. Our submission to Merton Council aims to redress the balance.

We have awarded our first Certificate of Appreciation of 2020, to the residents of Mary Tate Cottages. A socially distanced presentation ceremony was well attended by residents of the Cottages, and we enjoyed tea and cakes on the front lawn.

A planning application to add two storeys onto the iconic Fair Green Parade at the heart of Mitcham Village would be extremely damaging to our town centre. This iconic 1950s building is a local favourite, and it plays a crucial role in framing the Village centre. An additional two storeys would destroy the scale of Fair Green Parade in relation to the rest of Mitcham Village centre.