Tag Archives: Croydon Old Town

Anti-social behaviour complaints see CCTV installed in Purley

Temporary cameras are to be installed in Purley and Croydon town centre to help monitor anti-social behaviour, street drinking, drug-taking and fly-tipping. The council’s anti-social behaviour team and Croydon police requested a camera be moved to Old Lodge Lane, in … Continue reading

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Promising signs of the future for Croydon’s historic Old Town

CROYDON COMMENTARY: With more than £17million to spend, the council is rolling out plans to spruce up the neglected corner of the Old Town around Croydon Minster. LEWIS WHITE, pictured left, a retired landscape architect, took a Sunday afternoon stroll … 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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