Croydon as economic powerhouse
Croydon ‘s economy is going well mainly due to the private developers activities. You can read the Council’s response to what it regards as good news at
- The question though is who is benefitting: the investors or the people of Croydon.
Body Shop to re-locate HQ to Croydon
The Body Shop is relocating 250 HQ staff to Croydon’s office building Knollys House. It will also set up a lab for up to 20 scientists.
You can read the Council’s justification for supporting TfL’s Option 2 at:
The scheme is designed to help traffic from Surrey, Sussex and Kent get to the new Whitgift Centre when it opens.
Doctor and ex-wife hit with £93,000 bill over rat-infested curry house in Croydon
Dr Mardan Mahmood and Hend Hamude were sentenced for 36 hygiene breaches after a catalogue of appalling failures was uncovered by inspectors at the south London restaurant Babylon Inn in the Town Centre.
Americans buy £100m controlling interest in Crystal Palace FC
Christmas lights and new Addington’s working class
The kitsch, excessive, Christmas lights of working class homes help illuminate the changing politics of class, culture and housing, says Goldsmiths Sociologist Professor Les Back, in a new report from the New Addington Estate on which he grew up.
Planning Committee imposes another 14 storey tower block
Despite the objections of 700 local residents and an alternative application from New Life Croydon Church on 17 December the Planning Committee approved yet another 14 storey residential tower block. This time its on the site of Arcadia House, 5 Cairo New Road, to be built by Cairo Properties Ltd.