Category Archives: Parking

Lobbyist Morgan threatens to block car-free zones near schools

Peter Morgan, Coulsdon’s self-appointed one-man-band anti-road safety campaigner, has announced that he will take steps to block council moves to have car-free zones around some of Croydon’s primary schools. Morgan claims the council has acted illegally by not taking notice … Continue reading

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Resident parking permits to be frozen amid modest fee rises

The cost of parking permits and the borough’s free parking bays will remain largely unaltered as the council looks to update and increase some of its other parking charges. The fee for a resident’s first parking permit will stay at … Continue reading

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Labour councillors defy Scott over Queen’s Hotel expansion

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, on an against-the-odds victory for residents over the council’s planning machine For the second time in little more than six months, councillors sitting on Croydon’s planning committee have thrown out proposals for a giant-scale redevelopment … Continue reading

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MP Jones to speak against Addiscombe Road flats scheme

Our housing correspondent, BARRATT HOLMES, reports on cross-party opposition to a property speculators’ multi-million-pound scheme that could change the exclusive Whitgift Estate forever Sarah Jones, Croydon Central’s Labour MP, will tomorrow night speak out at a Town Hall meeting against … Continue reading

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Driver faces threat of £100 fine for shopping at BP petrol station

When a South Norwood-based businessman popped in to the BP garage on Mitcham Road expecting to pay for a tank of fuel, a bottle  of wine and a car wash, he got a shock weeks later when he received an … Continue reading

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St Helier Hospital charges nurses £1,200 to park at work

Hard-working and under-paid NHS staff at St Helier Hospital are forced to pay more than £1,200 a year just to use the hospital car park when they go in to work. St Helier is ranked second on a national list … Continue reading

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Grange Road residents count the costs of speeding drivers

Another winter’s night, and another car crash on Grange Road in South Norwood. Pictured left is the scene outside 227 Grange ​Road  at 11pm last night​. The incident was attended by two ambulances. The young driver involved in the incident, … Continue reading

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