The Boundaries Commission is currently reviewing the boundaries of the Borough’s Parliament constituencies and electoral wards.
It is advising against Croydon Conservative Councillors suggestion that the number of Councillors and will carry out the ward review on the basis of the current number.
The Commission is asking local people and organisations for help to draw up new ward boundaries across Croydon.
You can submit comments or upload a document by clicking on the ‘Have your say’ link. You can also draw your own boundaries and annotate the map by clicking on the same button. There is information to help you make a submission in the ‘Useful links’ section.
The consultation closes on 5 December.
Commission Proposes Norbury merges with parts of Streatham and Mitcham
The Commission is proposing that Norbury Ward be moved out of Croydon North Parliamentary constituency into a new Mitcham and Streatham one. The ward would stay in Croydon for Council purposes. Lambeth’s West Norwood ward would come into Croydon North.
on my new Nobury Watch blog site. It includes links to the Commission consultation which ends on 5 December.
Housing Developments Electorate Projections
By 2022 the Council estimates that the electorate based on natural population growth (without development) will be 269,978 people, and that new development will add 10,614. This information has been sent the Boundaries Commission made public through a Freedom of Information request. The information also shows the contribution the proposed developments of the Council’s Brick by Brick development company will contribute along with a separate table with the information by each site.