Attila the Stockbroker To Entertain Croydon Assembly on 26 November
Attila the Stockbroker will be entertaining the Croydon Assembly meeting discussing A People’s Plan for Croydon on Saturday 26 November. Free and you can just turn up on the day, but it would help the organisers if you registered with Eventbrite
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Southern Railway To Reduce Trains To Victoria Via Norbury From 2018.
It looks like the number of trains to and from Victoria through Norbury run by Southern Railways will be reduced from 6 to 4 per hour from 2018. There will also be only one train per hour to Milton Keynes via Clapham Junction.
The consultation closes on 8 December – see:
London Living Wage
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Six Croydon Apprentices Taken On By Building Contractor
Croydon BID Gets 5 More Years
Croydon BID which closed the Information Centre at East Croydon Station has won another 5 years of life from next April. It will collect £4.1m from a levy on Town Centre business which have a rateable value of £40,000 or more.
Another Primary School Is Forced To Become An Academy
Hammerson Delays Start of Didcot Shopping Centre Extension
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Council Property Portfolio Changes Since 2010
The Council has released information about its property disposals since 2010 under a Freedom of Information request.
The following list has been re-categorised for this blog posting.
Due to relocation of offices into Bernard Weatherill House
Morland Lodge and Rees House. 2/6 Morland Road, CR0 6NA.
Taberner House, Park Lane
Housing Office, Central Parade, New Addington
7th & 8th Floors Leon House
Jeanette Wallis House.1 Edridge Road, CR0 1FE (and part 4th floor Central Library
89 London Road, CR0 2RF. Relocated to new offices at Cavendish House
Part Family Justice Centre, 69 Park Lane, CR9 2BE – consolidated in existing space
Edgecoombe Community Centre, CR2 8AA – relocated to new premises adjoining Monks Hill Leisure Centre
Lettings at Bernard Weatherill House
11th and 12th Floors to Arcadis
Part second floor to Croydon Commissioning Group
Parks and Pavilions…
Sanderstead Pavilion.Sanderstead Recreation Ground, Limpsfield Road, Sanderstead. Let to Nursery operator
Asset Transfers to community groups
Canterbury Road Halls
Selhurst Astro turf
Education Buildings Relocated
Ambassador House (two floors) Adult Education. Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, to Strand House. Thornton Heath
South Norwood Adult Education, Sandown Road (ditto)
Leon House Adult Education, South End relocated to Civic Offices
Smitham Adult Education Centre, Malcolm Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2AB relocated to other adult education building
Relocations to New Centre, Central Parade, New Addington
Wayside Adult Education Centre, 19 Wayside
New Addington Library, Central Parade
Surestart Children Centre, 89 London Road
The full reply under FOI by the Council can be seen at