Air quality monitoring 16
Certificate of Appreciation Blythe & Co
Fire station tour 15

Mitcham Society - bringing people together to champion Mitcham





Latest news

Merton Council’s Planning Applications Committee has made a far reaching decision to delegate all planning decisions to Merton Council officers for up to six months.

This responds to pressure from central Government for planning decisions to continue to be made while also avoiding the need for physical meetings in the face of the current pandemic. It is not yet legal for planning decisions to be made by Committee in virtual meetings.

This is a troubling move. 

In 2019 we awarded six Certificates of Appreciation. Each was awarded for a different reason, but all recognise a special contribution to Mitcham. Here we round up all six of our 2019 Certificates of Appreciation.

Merton Council's own development company, Merantun, is proposing to build a new block of flats on the Elm Nursery Car Park site, in London Road. This will be entirely affordable homes. Nonetheless, we have our reservations about the proposal.

Merton Council's own development company, Merantun, has plans to build flats on the Raleigh Gardens car park in Mitcham. This is an important proposal as Mitcham is under severe development pressure at present, and Merantun should be setting the highest standards. Sadly it falls well short of the mark.