Tag Archives: Coombe Road

All bunged up: Thames Water’s concrete scheme for the sewers

Our transport correspondent, JEREMY CLACKSON, on the major road works in Selsdon that have sent buses on lengthy diversions The withdrawal of almost all bus routes in some parts of the south of the borough may be down to a … Continue reading

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Thames Water’s road closures leak into a second week

Road closures on Coombe Road by the junction with Heathfield Gardens, caused by collapsing road surface and dodgy water mains, continue into a second week – despite Thames Water having originally intended to complete their works by yesterday.

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Traffic chaos in South Croydon after second sinkhole opens up

A local community association is warning its members, residents and motorists, to avoid South Croydon if they are able, due to emergency road closures caused by a sinkhole opening up on the busy Coombe Road. According to the South Croydon … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick ignore public again over Coombe Road scheme

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Today is your last chance to lodge comments – supportive or objecting – to the planning application from the council’s Brick by Brick house-builder to squeeze eight one-bed flats and a three-bedroomed house on a corner of open … Continue reading

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Croydon Folk and Blues music festival: July 13

Ever fancied going to one of those posh summer garden parties, but never received the invite? Then get along next Saturday to Ruskin House, where the 23rd annual Folk and Blues Festival offers a family-friendly day, and evening, with at … Continue reading

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Ruskin House to stage summer open day: June 2

Croydon’s local Labour party and trades union “hub” (which has never cost the public £450 million), Ruskin House, is holding a family fun day on Saturday June 2, from 12-4pm. There will be a book sale, children’s activities, a raffle … Continue reading

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