Tag Archives: Cane Hill Hospital

Optivo fail to tell Coulsdon cottage tenants of change of plan

A housing association which failed to consult local residents and never bothered informing its own tenants that it wanted to bulldoze their historic home has now added insult to that injury by failing to advise the residents of Well Cottages … Continue reading

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Housing association applies to bulldoze Coulsdon cottages

Some of the last surviving buildings associated with Cane Hill Hospital, located in a conservation area in Coulsdon, are under threat of demolition – because a developer says that they “are not economically suited for the area”. In this instance, … Continue reading

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Boris, the NFL, libraries and precious crockery: iC’s 2013

As we approach 2014 and all that may have to offer, here’s the 10 most-read iC articles of 2013 – an eclectic mix of politics, exclusive news stories, sport, arts reviews and controversy. With more than half a million page views … Continue reading

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Don’t let Coulsdon Cane Boris’s latest housing scheme

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Croydon, and London, has a housing crisis, and Cane Hill offers an excellent site for many new homes. We should not let Coulsdon’s residents get in the way, writes DAVID CALLAM Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, has … Continue reading

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Coulsdon residents complain over dangers of CURV scheme

It seems that Croydon Council’s strategy of ignoring the interests of local residents and businesses, and instead acting at the bidding of big business, has now been extended to the leafy, largely Conservative-supporting suburbs of Coulsdon. Croydon’s Urban Regeneration Vehicle … Continue reading

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Coulsdon residents call for more school places and new library

A Coulsdon residents’ group has called on the council to ensure that a new primary school is provided to cope with the anticipated increase in roll numbers as a result of developing nearly 700 family homes on the site of … Continue reading

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Cane Hill plans for 675 family homes but only 222 children

The “family homes” built by Barratt Homes can’t be very good: according to the house-builder, few of those that it will be building at Cane Hill in Coulsdon will accommodate any children. Apparently to avoid having to provide a school … Continue reading

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