Tag Archives: Church Street

All change! Rail works close part of tram network for eight days

There’s to be a closure of the London Trams network in central Croydon, for more than a week over the Easter holidays for “essential engineering works”, according to Transport for London. Maintenance works see the parts of the tram network … Continue reading

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Serious concerns after latest spate of youth knife crimes

A fight involving a large group of young teens outside a burger restaurant and two other violent incidents have prompted the Metropolitan Police to order special measures for the town centre A teenager was in hospital fighting for his life … Continue reading

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They survived world wars and riots. They can survive Westfield

Leading Croydon businesses, who have been trading for more than 150 years, are angry at the ‘complete dereliction of duty, mismanagement and incompetence in every single aspect’ over the non-development of the town centre. And they offer some prospect of … Continue reading

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Tram services suspended in Croydon town centre for repairs

Transport for London announced yesterday that the tram service will be suspended between Reeves Corner and East Croydon overnight tonight and through Sunday morning, while cable repair work is carried out on Church Street. TfL said, “We will need to … Continue reading

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Circle of Friends family group meets, Thursdays, Church Street

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Hewitts charity family fun day, Church Street, May 6

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Surrey Street residents stage meeting over Sunday market

Residents of Surrey Street and Church Street and the immediate area around Croydon’s 750-year-old street market are planning on holding an emergency meeting this weekend to discuss the council’s plans, announced this week, to introduce Sunday trading in September. “Sunday’s … Continue reading

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Questions remain over Croydon’s “flop” Portas Pilot scheme

Portas Pilot? Remember that? Mary Queen of Shops and her government-funded budget for another series on the telly? In all, nearly £3 million of public dosh was put up at the recommendation of Prime Minister David Cameron’s “retailing Tzarina”, including … Continue reading

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It was just like the devastation Hitler brought upon us

8/8 One Year On: TERRY COLEMAN, a retired resident from Thornton Heath, tells of his memories of a night of “pure evil” I was conscious that there was trouble in Tottenham and other London boroughs. I was watching developments on … Continue reading

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