Felnex apply for change of use for commercial units

Felnex site plan of commerical units

Planning application DM2018/01767 is applying to change the use of the commercial units from Class A1(retail) to a mix.  See below for a more detailed breakdown.

The 6 commercial units are situated on London Road, opposite the row of Victorian cottages and along Felnex Road, which will be at the bottom of the 6-storey assisted living block of flats.

Deadline is 30 October 2018


Commercial Use Classes definitions

Class A1 (retail)

Shops, retail warehouses, hairdressers, undertakers, travel and ticket agencies, post offices, pet shops, sandwich bars, showrooms, domestic hire shops, dry cleaners, funeral directors and internet cafes.

A2 (professional services)

Financial services such as banks and building societies, professional services (other than health and medical services) and including estate and employment agencies. It does not include betting offices or pay day loan shops – these are now classed as “sui generis” uses

A3 (food and drink)

For the sale of food and drink for consumption on the premises – restaurants, snack bars and cafes.

B1a (office)

Offices (other than those that fall within A2), research and development of products and processes, light industry appropriate in a residential area.

D1 (non-residential institutions)

Clinics, health centres, crèches, day nurseries, day centres, schools, art galleries (other than for sale or hire), museums, libraries, halls, places of worship, church halls, law court. Non residential education and training centres.

D2 (assembly and leisure)

Cinemas, music and concert halls, bingo and dance halls (but not night clubs), swimming baths, skating rinks, gymnasiums or area for indoor or outdoor sports and recreations (except for motor sports, or where firearms are used).

How to submit feedback

Deadline – 30 October 2018


Using the access information above, click on comment.  Annoyingly the new planning portal now requires you to have a login, but if you have contacted Sutton Council online before, it should be the same login details.

By email:  developmentcontrol@sutton.gov.uk

By post or hand deliver to:

Development Control
London Borough of Sutton
24 Denmark Road
Surrey  SM5 2JG

Ensure you use the correct planning reference in your letter

The link won’t work

If the direct link to the planning application does not work, go to:


and put in the planning application no. 01767

Assisted living elevation

Assisted living block of flats with commercial units underneath.





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