Tag Archives: Church Road

Council rejects ‘ominous’ 60ft 5G tower in conservation area

Croydon Council has refused permission to build a 60-foot tall 5G mast on Fitzroy Gardens in Upper Norwood’s Church Road conservation area, following objections that included that the tower would be a dangerous distraction to car drivers and pedestrians. The … Continue reading

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Singapore-based firm buys up Whyteleafe’s football ground

Whyteleafe Football Club’s ground has been bought by a Singapore-based company in a half-million-pound deal which could see the Isthmian League side have to leave their Church Road home. “This could end up finishing the club,” a sports website has … Continue reading

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Pedestrians baffled by Crystal Palace’s missing crossings

Loyal reader ANDY HEBDEN went for a walk in the rain along Church Road and was struck… well, fortunately not by a car, although he was confused by the various states of pedestrian crossings along the route I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Gallery pops up to the aid of Upper Norwood Library

Neville de Souza, director of modish property development company Lightbox London, has teamed up with one of his Gipsy Hill neighbours Gina Cross, a local art and design dealer, to create a pop up gallery and shop that will raise … Continue reading

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Businesses to the rescue as lights go on in Crystal Palace

Christmas lights are twinkling in Crystal Palace and the Upper Norwood Joint Library is hosting a pantomime, all thanks to the generosity of local businesses. The businesses responded magnificently after the council decided not to help the area celebrate the … Continue reading

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