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Monday, 12 June 2017

People of Tolworth asked for their views on town centre again, just four years after Greenway Scheme is completed




Tolworth is set for another transformation.

Residents and visitors are being asked by Kingston Council what they think of the area, how it could be improved and any opportunities they see for change.

Suggestions and comments will then be considered when drafting the Tolworth Area Plan, which will go to full consultation for final feedback later in the year.

The controversial Greenway Scheme, which was opposed by many businesses and residents, was only completed at a cost of £3 million in 2013.

The scheme saw the removal of the pedestrian crossings on the main route, the A240. After concerns from residents, they are now due to make a comeback.

Other topics for expected to be up for consideration include the old Toby Jug site, which has been at the centre of a planning debate for over ten years.

Cllr David Cunningham, Cabinet Member with responsibility for Regeneration at Kingston Council, says:

“We are involving the community at an early stage as we want the future of Tolworth to be created collaboratively.

We want to hear ideas for change and transformation from local people and combine this with the expertise of council officers, the GLA and TfL to create an exciting future for Tolworth."


The drop in events;

11am to 4pm, tomorrow at Tolworth Library.
11am to 4pm, this Friday, on the 21st floor of Tolworth Tower.
9.30am to 1pm, this Saturday, at Goals sports centre, just off the A240.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:38 am  

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