Category Archives: ECCO

‘Addiscombe West Bypass’ proves to be a car crash of a policy

JEREMY CLACKSON, our transport correspondent, on the continuing angst caused by traffic levels off the Addiscombe Road The wretched legacy of Mark Watson’s time of power and influence within Croydon Council is still being felt by some of the former … Continue reading

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Glamorgan owners to meet campaigners with new plans

Residents living on or near Cherry Orchard Road and the wider East Croydon area who started the Save The Glamorgan campaign to keep a historic local boozer as an Asset of Community Value are staging a key meeting on Monday. … Continue reading

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Residents associations in dispute over latest one-way scheme

Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON reports on the latest diversion for traffic coming down the road in East Croydon Road users in Addiscombe can prepare themselves for a third change to the one-way system in the area in barely 18 months, … Continue reading

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#SavetheGlam: Strong support for pub’s community value

An application to have a 190-year-old pub building near East Croydon Station declared as an Asset of Community Value will be submitted to Croydon Council tomorrow. More than 40 people turned out to express their concern for the fate of … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Addiscombe, Addiscombe and Shirley Park RA, Addiscombe Residents Association, Community associations, ECCO, HOME, Mark Watson, Patricia Hay-Justice, Sean Fitzsimons, TACRA | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

East Croydon community plants tree to remember Joan Pick

East Croydon Community Organisation will be staging a tree-planting ceremony next Wednesday, May 24. The tree is being planted in memory of Joan Pick, a tenacious and dedicated campaigner for sustainable economic policies and one who gave outstanding service to … Continue reading

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Council has chance to get Menta to finish Bridge to Nowhere

Six years after being granted permission for a controversial 54-storey block – potentially the tallest residential block in Britain – and developers Menta Redrow will be back at Croydon’s planning committee tonight asking for permission to chop their tower in … Continue reading

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