Key candidates in the upcoming Chessington South and Malden Rushett by-election have outlined their top priorities as polling day creeps closer.
Kingston council promised to deliver a brand-new leisure complex by autumn 2024 after the Kingfisher leisure centre was closed in 2019, but councillors have warned that this completion date is unrealistic.
Residents at the Cumberland House Estate on Kingston Hill have to find somewhere else to park after Kingston Council issued a notice stating residents’ cars were no longer allowed on the site from March 14.
Council tax in Kingston will rise by 4.99 per cent in April, translating to an average weekly increase of £1.55 per household, after a budget was approved at the full council meeting on February 25.
Fircroft Trust had leased a building on Ditton Road in Surbiton from the council for more than 40 years and CEO Kay Harris said the council’s decision that the building was unsafe, made last July, was untimely.
The developers of the Eden Campus, a new building complex on Eden Street in Kingston town centre, have agreed to have its height reduced from 22 to 16 storeys as a result of pressure from local councillors.