(Councillors Olly Wehring and Dave Ryder-Mills discussing the regeneration with a resident from the Cambridge Road Estate)
The Liberal Democrat administration on Kingston Council has committed to giving the residents of Cambridge Road Estate a say on the future of a regeneration project that would have a major effect on their homes.
Councillors have voted to remove an unpopular ‘built out kerb’ at Buckingham Road after concerns were raised by residents.
Councillors have voted in favour of granting local listing status to Norbiton Hall in Kingston at a recent Kingston Neighbourhood Commitee meeting.
Local Liberal Democrats have committed to working with the community on the proposed regeneration of Cambridge Road Estate, and to hold a ballot of residents on the final regeneration deal.
Local Lib Dem Focus team is proposing to put two venues in Norbiton under the control of community organisations.
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Conservative councillors at Kingston Council performed a dramatic U-turn last week, backing down on the abolition of paper parking visitor scratch cards in the face of a large Lib Dem petition and residents' concerns.
Zain Abbas (pictured above) added, 'I would like to thank everyone who signed the petition and showed that local voices can make a real difference.'