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  • Towering infernal…

    Towering infernal…1

    The proposed second and third Tolworth towers, alongside the original 1960s skyscraper, would damage the area, be too high, ugly and ‘blocky’ and are just not right for the Broadway. That was the opinion of Ada Simpson, a resident giving evidence to the public inquiry into Kingston Council’s refusal of permission to triple the tower

  • Watch ‘hush-hush’ Tower inquiry

    Watch ‘hush-hush’ Tower inquiry0

    The public inquiry that nobody seems to want the public to know about continues on Thursday morning (Oct 14) at 9.30am, with inspector Yvonne Wright taking evidence to decide if Tolworth Tower will be joined by two more tower blocks in the Broadway… and just how much ‘affordable’ housing should be included. The developer originally

  • Tower block inquiry starts

    Tower block inquiry starts0

    • News
    • 12th October 2021

    One of the least publicised local public inquiries got underway this morning – the examination of plans to build two more tower blocks in Tolworth Broadway to go alongside the original 1960s Tolworth Tower. It began at 10am on Tuesday, with no fanfare and only a complex notice in the local paper to alert residents,

  • Spa ghost is revealed

    Spa ghost is revealed0

    Surbiton cab firm Zedcarz has left its premises at 118 Ewell Road, next to the Surbitonian Grind, and aims to reopen at 140 Tolworth Broadway, across the road from the tower. “It was quite sudden,” admitted one staff member. With the firm’s signs removed from the old office, the distinctive curved glass frontage now reveals

  • Three tower project for Tolworth Broadway is refused by planners

    Three tower project for Tolworth Broadway is refused by planners0

    Plans to add two more high-rise blocks to Tolworth Broadway and build 499 new homes in a scheme which also involved turning the existing Tolworth Tower into flats have hit the buffers as Kingston council threw out the proposal, pictured, by developers Meadow Partners. Ten reasons were cited by planners as to why the application

  • First in Tolworth market appeals for volunteers to run the event

    First in Tolworth market appeals for volunteers to run the event0

    The First in Tolworth market needs you! The Community Brain, which organises the monthly food, arts and crafts market in the slip road opposite Our Lady Immaculate Church near Tolworth Broadway, is looking for additional volunteers to help set up and run it. The market, which takes place on the first Sunday of the month

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