Tag Archives: Crystal Palace

£100m new scheme for Selhurst – but no one’s told Sainsbury’s

Questions have been raised about plans, unveiled today, for a redeveloped Selhurst Park stadium for Crystal Palace Football Club. The club has been considering up-grading Selhurst Park for at least five years. Yet sources at Croydon Town Hall say that … Continue reading

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‘Silent’ Steve O’Connell scores own-goal with Palace punditry

It’s a question which many Town Hall observers ask, but few manage to answer satisfactorily: just what does “Silent” Steve O’Connell do for the near-£80,000 a year he pockets from being a local councillor and London Assembly Member? Well yesterday … Continue reading

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Following in the Crystal Palace footsteps of Camille Pissarro

WANDLE WANDERINGS: This week, KEN TOWL has headed for the high ground and tries to retrace the steps of one of the world’s most famous impressionist painters If you are as boring as I am (and you might be, but … Continue reading

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Bar Bella Sunday sessions, Westow Hill, starting Oct 22

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Trakas-Lawlor votes down Queen’s Hotel expansion plan

Has Croydon’s planning worm turned? KEN LEE reports from the Town Hall chamber, where two developments of little merit were both rejected last night Residents in Crystal Palace are preparing themselves for a long-term battle over the future of the … Continue reading

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Council’s experts warned hotel scheme must be rejected

The council’s planning department not only left out an MP’s objections to the Queen’s Hotel scheme, they tried to ignore entirely the findings of their own panel of conservation experts. KEN LEE reports Serious questions continue to be raised over … Continue reading

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Council planners ignore Queen’s Hotel objections from MP

Croydon Council’s planning department has gone against the views of two MPs, a pair of London Assembly Members, elected councillors and hundreds of angry residents, and has recommended approval of a monstrous expansion of the historic Queen’s Hotel on Church … Continue reading

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