Tag Archives: College Green

College sells Annex building to thwart Cultural Quarter plan

Croydon Council has been accused of ‘incompetence’ after a building it needed as part of a multi-million-pound development has been sold to a private developer. BARRATT HOLMES, our housing correspondent, reports Croydon College has sold part of its site to … Continue reading

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Newman’s £18m ‘cast-iron guarantee’ that bucks the market

WALTER CRONXITE on how a Labour-run council that says it is committed to housing the homeless meanwhile needs to maximise profits from a property development at College Green The people of Croydon should be worried. Tony Newman has offered what … Continue reading

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We need quality homes, not quantity, to avoid ghettoes

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Location. Location. Location. LEWIS WHITE is less concerned about the need to build flats in the redevelopment at College Green, provided they offer enough open spaces and are of the right quality, and not mega-sized tower blocks David … Continue reading

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College opens itself up for a day with the community

ANDREW PELLING has yet another good news story, as Croydon College celebrates its first community day on tomorrow It is time to party and to celebrate what Croydon College can offer. With a self-confident disregard for the recent crisis in … Continue reading

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Rats! Barwell’s team risks their health on litter picking duty

With one of the important roles of Croydon Central’s MP being to act as an unpaid refuse collector, we hope that Gavin Barwell‘s litter picking team, who tomorrow tackle College Green, are insured and protected against contracting Leptospirosis, or Weil’s … Continue reading

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