Category Archives: Addiscombe Residents Association

Meeting called over failed Addiscombe one-way scheme

The Addiscombe traffic balls-up is set to be discussed at a public meeting next week. The organisers were unable to confirm whether a proposal to change the name of Lebanon Road to “Alderman Watson Boulevard” will be on the agenda. … Continue reading

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Addiscombe Village Jumble Trail 2018, Sep 30

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Latest Addiscombe road changes are heading only one way

Croydon Council officials’ ability to set neighbour against neighbour plumbed new depths this week at the Traffic Management Advisory Committee meeting held at the Town Hall. On the agenda was the council officers’ proposal to make Canning Road and Addiscombe … Continue reading

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Addiscombe Communities’ summer fair, Jun 18

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Addiscombe Festival confirms its date for May 2016

The 2016 Addiscombe Festival will be staged in Ashburton Park on Whitsun weekend, Sunday, May 29. But next year there will be no parade beforehand. Keith Nicholas, one of the organisers, said, “Due to a various circumstances beyond our control, … Continue reading

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Addiscombe Carnival, Ashburton Park, May 24

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Residents’ associations mobilise to get better say with council

The peasants are revolting. They may not just yet quite be at the point of storming Fisher’s Folly with lighted torches and armed with pitchforks, but dissatisfaction with the way Croydon Council is run and the manner in which public … Continue reading

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Council talking shops must listen to poor and dispossessed

CROYDON COMMENTARY: While I can appreciate the perspective of almost all the parties involved in this debate, says ROD DAVIES, there is a far more serious question to pose ourselves over how a community talking shop is managed and funded … Continue reading

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Lebanon Road pair launch site to give East Croydon a voice

A website to voice the views and concerns of people living around East Croydon Station has been launched. The people behind the East Croydon Community site are Rod Davies and Sasha Konechni, residents of Lebanon Road, who say that they … Continue reading

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Storm warning at Altitude 25 as ‘lethal’ metal falls from tower

Croydon’s tallest tower block needed the police and the fire brigade to be called out overnight, to secure loose metal fittings outside the unsold penthouse flat at Altitude 25. With further storms and high winds forecast for the coming days, contractors were … Continue reading

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Lights go out again in Addiscombe but Skanska are in no rush

Residents in and around Addiscombe have been left in the dark again this week, less than two months after filing formal complaints to Croydon Council over the service – or lack of it – from contractors Skanska when several roads … Continue reading

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Riot money splurged to celebrate the Bridge to Nowhere

Croydon Council is spending public money on a party tomorrow night. There will be food. There will be drink. There will be fireworks! It does not seem to have occurred to anyone that the spending of riot recovery money in … Continue reading

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Royal Mail’s move to Factory Lane puts profit before service

Councillors in East Croydon have started a petition to oppose the closing of the mail collection office located beside the railway station, as the privatised Royal Mail seeks to flog off its depot for development, and make millions of pounds … Continue reading

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Addiscombe park friends need your help: Sun Feb 10

Friends of Addiscombe Railway Park have 100 saplings that are to be planted by children from Woodside School. They need as many people as possible to come along this Sunday, February 10, between 2 and 4pm to dig holes ready … Continue reading

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