Developing Croydon update at 28 November

Sadiq Kahn in Croydon

It has been pointed out to me that I was confused in my blog posting dated 24 November when I said that London Mayor Sadiq Khan had addressed the Develop Forum Conference on 22 November. He did not. He spoke the next day at Croydon Council’s Economic Summit.

Croydon Economic Summit

This took place on 23 November. The main difference was that the Summit was free to attend. Apparently it now seems that the afternoon sessions of Develop Croydon could be attended free of charge. Details of the key speeches at the Summit can be seen at:

Commentary on Develop Croydon Conference

Fairfield Halls Refurbishment Updates Website

Body Shop HQ may leave due to Southern Rail

Brick by Brick Submits First Planning Applications

Skanska Completes Relighting Programme

Skanska has complete the replacement of Croydon’s 23,000 street lights.

About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. 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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