Tag Archives: Bridge to Nowhere

Designers of flawed Bridge To Nowhere now hired by council

Inside Croydon reported last week how the £22million Bridge To Nowhere, at East Croydon Station, may be demolished before it is ever completed. Given some serious reservations about the way it was designed and built, that may not be an … 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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Barwell’s latest cunning stunt leaves him bridging alone

HAS GAV GIVEN UP (Part 94)? As election stunts go, Gavin Barwell’s latest has all the hallmarks of the desperate or the deluded. Or the desperately deluded. But the Tory MP for the Whitgift Foundation really has been out campaigning … Continue reading

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Ruskin Square serves up another vacuous ‘installation’

Entirely unprompted by Big Eric Pickles, our loyal reader has been in touch, and attached a heart-warming picture from one of the iconic venues of Croydon heritage. The picture above was taken yesterday. “Seeing as our council’s glorious website appears … Continue reading

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Building problems force another closure at Waddon pool

The swimming pool at Waddon Leisure Centre is part-closed again, for the second time in just a couple of months. The Waddon Leisure Centre was opened in January 2013, but has been prone to a range of snagging issues with … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 council elections, Bernard Weatherill House, Clare Hilley, Croydon Council, East Croydon, Planning, Purley Way, Simon Hoar, Swimming, Tony Harris, URV, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments