News published September 2017
Statement: Judicial review against Lidl development withdrawn by Meyer Homes
It has been confirmed by the Courts that the legal challenge against the grant of planning permission for the Lidl HQ scheme in Tolworth has been dropped by Meyer Homes.
Kingston History Centre sets vision for future of treasured archives
The development and continued protection of Kingston’s treasured archive and collections were given the formal seal of approval at Growth Committee on Thursday 28 September.
Council secures bright future for leisure facilities in Kingston
Kingston Council has secured the long-term future management of the borough’s leisure facilities and saved £2.2million in the process.
Stoptober is back
Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England, is back from 1st October.
Statement: Meyer Homes seek judicial review of Kingston Council’s approval of new Lidl HQ
Meyer Homes, owner of the Former Government Offices site in Tolworth, is seeking a judicial review of Kingston Council’s decision to approve nearby plans for Lidl’s new UK headquarters.
Statement: Government supports Kingston Council’s decision as Meyer Homes appeal dismissed
The Secretary of State has dismissed Meyer Homes’ planning appeal for their proposed plans for 705 homes on Former Government Offices site in Tolworth.
Kingston town centre gets green light for new school, flats and cinemas
Kingston town centre is set to see a new two-form entry primary school, 11 flats and a new rooftop cinema at the Bentalls Centre, following the approval of two planning applications.
Kingston launches call for sites as borough plans for the future
In a move to proactively manage Kingston’s successful growth, the council has launched a ‘Call for Sites’.
Kingston’s Korean Festival comes to town
Kingston will be welcoming the Korean Festival to the Ancient Market Place on Saturday 16 September from 12 noon until 4pm.
Nominations open for Kingston’s sporting stars
Local people are invited to nominate their sporting stars and clubs for special recognition at this year’s Borough Sports Awards.