Shock as Conservatives force through Tolworth tower plans - sign the petition

Conservative councillors have forced through the planning application which will see four further towers alongside Tolworth Tower on the Broadway. The towers will be 5, 12, 15 and 19 storeys high.

Tory councillors have forced through the planning application which will see four further towers alongside Tolworth Tower on the Broadway. The towers will be 5, 12, 15 and 19 storeys high.

Local residents told them they were concerned about even more traffic, pressure on local schools and doctors, lack of affordable homes for local people and deteriorating air quality. But every
single Tory councillor voted for the controversial development.

Councillors were told the public supported the plans.

The committee members were not told of a 400 signature petition opposing the scheme apparently collected by local Tory Councillor Richard Hudson.

Lib Dem Tolworth Councillor Thay Thayalan said:

"I can’t believe the Tories ignored residents. Liberal Democrat Councillors voted against the plans because of the lack of affordable housing, the effect on traffic, air quality and local services. But sadly the Tories put their developer friends above local people.

But we will now take the fight to Mayor of London who has the power to overturn this bad decision."

 

http://www.KingstonLibDems.org/tolworth

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