Dear Merton Borough Council,
This is to request a copy of the pre-application advice provided to the applicant prior to submission of a planning application for the development of 370-374 London Road, Mitcham. The Planning Application reference is 19/P2785.
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Information Governance Team
London Borough of Merton.
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Dear Mr Burton
Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations 2004 Information request
We have now considered your information request as set out below.
You asked: This is to request a copy of the pre-application advice provided to the applicant prior to submission of a planning application for the development of 370-374 London Road, Mitcham. The Planning Application reference is 19/P2785.
Our response: I understand you have spoken to the case officer Leigh Harrington and he has explained that there is no formal pre application response
If you have any queries or concerns about this please contact me.
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Building and Development Control Manager
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