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Pedestrian crossing for St John's Hill

Friday, 28 March 2014 08:55

Local councillors have been campaigning with residents and commuters for a pedestrian crossing on St John's Hill close to the Brighton Yard entrance into the station.

With Wandsworth Council consulting on the required traffic orders the crossing could be in place this year.

Regenerating Tooting High Street

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 20:39

Building is underway at 181-207 Tooting High Street. Replacing the car showrooms and Carpet Right, the mixed use redevelopment comprises flats and non-residential units including offices, shops, restaurants and a doctor's surgery.

Bolingbroke secured for community use

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 18:44

Building works are nearing completion at the former Bolingbroke Hospital site. A state funded secondary school, the Bolingbroke Academy, opened there in autumn 2012 under the Conservative's 'free schools' programme and a new health centre will open later this year.

Residents welcome 'Boris Bikes' scheme

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 18:36

Following the campaign to bring 'Boris Bikes' to Wandsworth, run by Jane Ellison MP and local councillors, Mayor of London Boris Johnson came to Fairfield ward to launch the extension last December.

Developers back down on multi-storey hotel

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 18:32

Plans for a multi-storey hotel on the site of the former Tote building were abandoned under pressure from your local councillors.

Redevelopment brings ‘little-Waitrose’

Thursday, 13 March 2014 16:00

A new 'little-Waitrose' has opened in Langham Square, as part of the redevelopment of the Upper Richmond Road.

Helping Graveney School improve

Thursday, 13 March 2014 10:00

Graveney School has exciting plans to deliver enhanced education.

Local commuters will be delighted to hear that new trains are being introduced on the Wimbledon Branch of the District line from February 2014.

Working to improve Putney High Street

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 10:00

Improvements have been made in Putney High Street to ensure it's a friendlier environment for shoppers.

Local Scout Hut is a Community Asset

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 11:00

The Romany Scout Hut and surrounding land behind Lyford Road has been added to Wandsworth Council's list of community assets.

Local regeneration project completed

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 00:00

The regeneration of the old Queen Mary's Hospital site has been completed.

Southside Shopping Centre revamp

Monday, 10 March 2014 00:00

New homes, shops and leisure facilities are improving Southside and Wandsworth Town centre.

Controlling the number of Betting Shops

Tuesday, 04 March 2014 10:25

Local Conservatives are exploring the use of new planning laws to try and stem the tide of betting shops.

Protecting the Wheatsheaf

Monday, 03 March 2014 11:49

We are keen to protect the much loved Wheatsheaf Pub from being turned into another mini-supermarket. Local people from all backgrounds have shown their support and we have worked with them and colleagues at the Town Hall to register the Pub as an 'Asset of Community Value' and give the building local listing status.

Keeping our Council Tax Low

Friday, 28 February 2014 00:00

We will always charge the least we can and deliver the best we are able to. We've made efficiency savings at the Town Hall, merging departments, reducing senior staff, sharing services with other Boroughs and working with business and the voluntary sector to deliver quality frontline services at a low as possible cost.

Opening new schools, raising standards

Friday, 28 February 2014 00:00

We have created new school places and backed the opening of new schools to increase parental choice, while 94 per cent of our schools are rated 'Good' or "Outstanding' by Ofsted.

We're seeing the transformation of north Battersea and Wandsworth, with significant investments in our other town centres. More than 25,000 new permanent jobs are being created by the redevelopment of Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station. We are working to ensure these benefit the whole borough.

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  • Pedestrian crossing for St John's Hill
    Pedestrian crossing for St John's Hill

    Local councillors have been campaigning with residents and commuters for a pedestrian crossing on St John's Hill close to the Brighton Yard entrance into the station.

    With Wandsworth Council consulting on the required traffic orders the crossing could be in place this year.

    Written on Friday, 28 March 2014 08:55 in Local News
  • Regenerating Tooting High Street
    Regenerating Tooting High Street

    Building is underway at 181-207 Tooting High Street. Replacing the car showrooms and Carpet Right, the mixed use redevelopment comprises flats and non-residential units including offices, shops, restaurants and a doctor's surgery.

    Written on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 20:39 in Local News
    Read more...
  • Bolingbroke secured for community use
    Bolingbroke secured for community use

    Building works are nearing completion at the former Bolingbroke Hospital site. A state funded secondary school, the Bolingbroke Academy, opened there in autumn 2012 under the Conservative's 'free schools' programme and a new health centre will open later this year.

    Written on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 18:44 in Local News
    Read more...
  • Residents welcome 'Boris Bikes' scheme
    Residents welcome 'Boris Bikes' scheme

    Following the campaign to bring 'Boris Bikes' to Wandsworth, run by Jane Ellison MP and local councillors, Mayor of London Boris Johnson came to Fairfield ward to launch the extension last December.

    Written on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 18:36 in Local News
    Read more...
  • Developers back down on multi-storey hotel
    Developers back down on multi-storey hotel

    Plans for a multi-storey hotel on the site of the former Tote building were abandoned under pressure from your local councillors.

    Written on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 18:32 in Local News
    Read more...