Could Whitgift Redevelopment Be Moth-balled?

Council Leader Tony Newman warns  that the BREXIT result could lead developers to cancel their projects in the Town Centre. He has written to Westfield and Hammerson to seek assurances that they will not do this.

http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/croydon-council-to-seek-reassurances-from-westfield-and-hammerson-after-brexit-vote/story-29439477-detail/story.html#ixzz4CfMkAoST 

Environmental Impact Assessment

Consultations for Westfield and Hammerson have submitted an Environmental Impact Assessment Scoping Study to the planners for approval.. It raises a large number of questions. I have submitted the following document setting out some of those questions to the planners:

Whitgift EIA Soping Sean Comments Final

Residents back Whitgift Redevelopment

The majority of residents whose gave their views to Westfield and Hammerson back the redevelopment of the Whitgift Centre.

http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/residents-give-westfield-s-plans-for-croydon-town-centre-the-thumbs-up/story-29428353-detail/story.html

 

 

Hammerson News

Hammerson owns shopping centres in France and elsewhere in Europe. Deutsche Bank has just given its backing for investors to by Hammerson shares.

http://www.directorstalkinterviews.com/hammerson-plc-81-3-potential-upside-indicated-deutsche-bank/412704779

Hammerson continues to improve its finances with the sale of  Thurrock  Shopping Park in Essex, to TH Real Estate for £93m.

http://www.ifamagazine.com/company-news/hammerson-sells-thurrock-shopping-park-for-93m-336823

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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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