Category Archives: Croydon Council

What a relief! Boxpark traders get helping hand from council

Boxpark, the booze and food outlet in a collection of old shipping containers next to East Croydon Station, has been given yet more help from the council in an attempt to staunch its exodus of tenants. Boxpark’s dwindling number of … Continue reading

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Council Tax lottery offer that is for the few, not the many

Would you trust your personal data to a bunch less competent than Cambridge Analytica? Town Hall reporter KEN LEE on the latest wizard wheeze to promote the council’s crap app In Blairite-run Croydon, it’s a case of “For the two, … Continue reading

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Scott’s ‘disingenuous waffle’ does little to meet housing need

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Not everyone is convinced by planning chair Paul Scott’s reasoning for his develop-at-all-costs approach. Among them is GEORGE WRIGHT I have just read Councillor Paul Scott’s justifications on why he can ignore public opinion. It hasn’t done my … Continue reading

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Upper Norwood Library offers energy efficiency advice

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Planning chair: This is why I want to concrete over Croydon

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Croydon asked Paul Scott, the Labour council’s chair of the planning committee, to confirm that he had told a public meeting “There isn’t anywhere in Croydon with detached houses where we wouldn’t allow semi-detached houses.” Scott defied party … Continue reading

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Two-thirds of Londoners back ballots on redevelopment

A survey published today has found that nearly two-thirds of Londoners expect to be balloted on whether their homes are subjected to redevelopment. The survey, conducted by YouGov, was commissioned by London Assembly Member Sian Berry. It found that 64 … Continue reading

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Scott’s planning bias could lead to High Court challenge

BARRATT HOLMES, our housing correspondent, on a startling statement from the council planning committee chair which could be seen to prejudice all decisions on Brick by Brick housing There are mounting concerns among senior figures on Katharine Street, from both … Continue reading

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