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Council Leadership crisis brewing

A crisis facing the Croydon’s Labour leadership is brewing within its own circles. It is being played publicly on the postings of Inside Croydon. For a long time the web based news blog edited by Steve Downes, a Labour Party … Continue reading

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Croydon news at 19 October

  Stop Press addition: Westfield Shopping Centre Watch this space for news on Westfield development following Council and Opposition Leaders meeting with Ministers on Monday. http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/news/croydon-news/council-leader-says-encouraging-developments-647988 Saving Matthews Yard Matthews Yard ‘boss’ Saif Bonar, explains why there is a  campaign … Continue reading

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Croydon News at 17 August

Turf Project Events http://turf-projects.com/about-turf  Saturday 30 September. Mela in Wandle Park? Remarkable Productions Company, has applied for a licence to hold a one-day event to celebrate the Croydon International Mela. It proposes a fairground, stages complete with pyrotechnics, food and drinks … Continue reading

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Croydon Planning Committee, and planning/housing news at 11 August

17 August Planning Committee papers illustrate inconsistencies in application of planning rules Watch out for the behind the scenes operation of the party whipping system, in contravention of the semi-judicial nature of the Planning Committee and its Sub-committee when they … Continue reading

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Taberner House redevelopment and re-design of Queen’s Gardens

Andrew Kennedy has penned the following critique of the plans for Taberner House and Queen’s Gardens (planning application  17/01046/FUL). Mis-use of Council resources If the Council is effectively donating public land to satisfy a private requirement ie:- providing playspace in the … Continue reading

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Will the Queen’s Square Scheme Add to Town Centre’s Infrastructure Stresses?

SEGAS House On Thursday 3 March the Planning Committee will, consider the outline proposals of the Delancey (owner of Minerva) scheme for the Queens Square development covering  St George’s Walk and Katharine St and SEGAS House. (Application No 15/03790/PRE) It … Continue reading

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Croydon Planning and Property News at 19 February

3 more multi story blocks for George St Bridgewater Properties Ltd is seeking to demolition the Mondial House office building at 102 George St (opposite East Croydon Railway Station), and build a 35/13/11 storey building for 220 flats, 1,787 sqm … Continue reading

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