Sutton Council receives application for mosque in Worcester Park
Plans for a controversial new mosque in Worcester Park have been met with fierce opposition. Businesses and residents have joined forces to sign a petition to ensure the plans do not go ahead.
Petitions have been seen in various shops along Central Road which claim the increased traffic would bring the area to a stand still.
Sutton Council has received a submission for a place of worship at numbers 2-4 Green Lane.
Although the council are yet to confirm plans are for a mosque, the drawings which have been submitted include plans for a male and a female prayer room.
Businesses in the area are concerned that the ward's already-creaking transport infrastructure will be pushed to its limits. (...)