Tag Archives: Croydon

Three-year negotiation that gave Croydon a French connection

Croydon’s council, the Mayor of London, the borough’s MPs, residents and shoppers have all been kept waiting for progress on the town centre redevelopment because of a multi-billion-pound boardroom negotiation, according to the Paris businessman behind the deal, as our … Continue reading

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Full statement from Westfield and Hammerson on John Lewis

Here is the statement issued this morning by the Croydon Partnership which has been working since 2012 on the redevelopment scheme for the Whitgift Centre and Centrale in central Croydon: The Croydon Partnership, the joint venture between Westfield and Hammerson, … Continue reading

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MP Jones calls on developers to ‘speed up’ £1.4bn supermall

Croydon Central MP Sarah Jones is tonight meeting with the town centre developers, Westfield and Hammerson, where she says she wants to explore ways of “speeding up” the £1.4billion redevelopment which is already a year overdue and is now not … Continue reading

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Westfield finally clinch John Lewis deal for £1.4bn development

Croydon’s new shopping mall now won’t open until 2023 – more than a decade after the project was first unveiled. M.T. WALLETTE, our retailing correspondent, on today’s long-delayed ‘major milestone’ announcement Westfield and Hammerson this morning broke a near-six-month silence … Continue reading

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MP-backed curry house has avoided massive tax and VAT bills

STEVEN DOWNES reports on how a recently re-elected Tory councillor has been overseeing a restaurant business which has left a trail of debts over the past decade A Croydon Conservative councillor, who runs an “award-winning” restaurant, has meanwhile seen five … Continue reading

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Croydon FC rocked as Whyteleafe poach manager Hudson

MARCUS TYLER reports on an unexpected development at the Trams Officials at Croydon FC were called into hurriedly arranged meetings this morning after news broke that first-team coach Harry Hudson and his assistant Callum McFarlane have left the club to … Continue reading

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Barwell left looking peri peri silly over Nando’s discount turkey

It hardly inspires confidence when the “brains trust” which is supposed to be negotiating Britain’s exit terms from the European Union can’t even manage to negotiate a discount card with a popular chain of Portuguese chicken restaurants. But Nando’s has … Continue reading

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