Despite an incredibly high percentage of Ravensbury Residents being against building on the local green space at the southern end of Ravensbury Grove, Circle’s regen team have applied for planning permission on both the green space and the derelict garages site.
This is termed as regen phase 1 according to Circle’s regen team:
letter from Circle’s regen team about planning permission and parking
Circle intend to build blocks of flats in front of Ravensbury Park on the green space in addition to homes on the derelict garages site.
Essentially, this application does appear to be subverting the proper process of the Regen Consultation and the development of the Ravensbury Local Plan that Merton Council have attempted to bring to fruition this year. More on that in the coming months possibly?
Be sure to present your thoughts and opinions to Merton Council as you will have a limited time to respond.