Category Archives: Heather Cheesbrough

Feeble council unquestioningly gives green light to Westfield

BARRATT HOLMES says ‘I told you so’ The decision of the council’s planning committee to give the go-ahead to the £1.4billion Hammersfield supermall last night was such a foregone conclusion that the Town Hall press team – never known for … Continue reading

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Council’s planning department groaning under workload strain

Croydon’s planning department, confronted with a massive workload in the borough’s relentless drive for redevelopment, is struggling under the strain with an exodus of experienced senior employees from an already understaffed office, and reports of some officials being reduced to … Continue reading

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Negrini approves £12,500 spend on her trip to South of France

Jo Negrini, Croydon’s chief exec, has spent more than £12,000 of Council Tax-payers’ money for her and three council executives to spend most of this week out of the office in Fisher’s Folly and instead jet off to enjoy cocktails … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", Brick by Brick, Business, Colm Lacey, Croydon BID, Croydon Central, Croydon Council, Gavin Barwell, Heather Cheesbrough, Jo Negrini, Planning, Shifa Mustafa, Stiles Harold Williams, Whitgift Centre, Whitgift Foundation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Council planning chief agrees to give a talk to ‘ladies’ of Purley

Heather Cheesbrough, Croydon’s six-figure salaried director of planning and strategic transport, is to address a public meeting next week – at an event which is only open to women. Cheesbrough has been in post at Fisher’s Folly, the council offices, … Continue reading

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Council signs up new planning director despite jobs freeze

So much for the freeze on recruitment at Croydon Council. Fisher’s Folly issued a press release today to announce the appointment of another official at director level, the second since the council CEO Nathan Elvery last month invited all current … Continue reading

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