Category Archives: Selhurst

Railway plans could blight Selhurst properties for five years

Our transport correspondent, JEREMY CLACKSON, on first reactions to proposals for infrastucture works to unblock the Croydon Bottleneck Homes and properties along Gloucester Road, the Tait Road industrial estate, Swan Close and Lambert’s Place all seem likely to be subject … Continue reading

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39 trains are stopped in the Croydon Bottleneck in two hours

Anyone who has ever taken a train to or from East Croydon must have experienced it. The London-bound train they have just boarded pulls away from the station, only to slow to a stop for no apparent reason. Or you’ll … Continue reading

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MP backs Network Rail plans to unblock Croydon bottleneck

Croydon leads the way in one respect, at least: it has become the “most challenging bottleneck on Britain’s railway”. That’s according to Network Rail, and they should know. Network Rail has announced a public consultation into its multi-million-pound plans to … Continue reading

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Norbury Brook clean-up, Manor Farm Nature Space, Oct 27

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Butt plugs, uncontrolled sphincters and £50,000 council grants

Our arts correspondent, BELLA BARTOCK, on some perhaps surprising use of council hand-outs Cash-strapped Croydon Council teamed up with the Arts Council England this summer to hand out public-funded grants totalling more than £50,000 in cash and kind to a … Continue reading

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Selhurst and South Norwood Allotments Open Day, Aug 25

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Network Rail looking for signs of new times at your local station

Live near Norwood Junction? How about Coulsdon Town or Thornton Heath? Network Rail is offering neighbours of their south London stations the opportunity to spruce up nearby railway arches with the work of a world-renowned mural painter. Lionel Stanhope is … Continue reading

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