Tag Archives: Cressey College

Council rejects private school’s planning scheme for Heathfield

A planning application from a private education business to make extensive alterations to Heathfield House, a listed building owned by Croydon Council, has been refused. As Inside Croydon reported in June, Cressey College has been renting the building from the … Continue reading

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MP joins objectors as Heathfield House plans get called in

A council official-backed proposal to convert Heathfield House into a special school, surrounding it with 9ft-high prison-style fencing, has been “called in” for consideration by the planning committee. Today is the final day for residents and interested bodies to lodge … Continue reading

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Alderman criticises handing Heathfield to profit-making school

A private school that charges £81,000 per year for some of its pupils is accused of doing work on the ‘cheap’ with its proposals, including ugly 9-foot-high fencing around a listed Victorian building A Croydon alderman, and former cabinet member … Continue reading

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9ft fence for special school could ruin listed Heathfield House

Our south of the borough correspondent, PEARL LEE, on the disposal of another of Croydon’s heritage assets – with a listed building being rented out on the cheap to a multi-million-pound education company that charges its pupils up to £81,000 … Continue reading

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