Tag Archives: Crystal Palace

Planners ignored equalities law for South Norwood flats

The council’s under-fire planning department may have broken the law in its rush to push through a controversial Brick by Brick development on a social housing estate in South Norwood. Residents around Church Road, Auckland Rise and Sylvan Hill maintain … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace cinema campaigners given £5m price tag

An eight-year battle to re-open a landmark building in Crystal Palace as a cinema has come a step closer to success, but only if campaigners are able to match the owners’ massive hike in the property’s valuation. The building, on … Continue reading

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Parish rejects reports of £200m Adams takeover bid for Palace

GOLDIE, our tame Eagle, tries to pick out the bones of truth from the latest tabloid reports about takeover bids at Selhurst Park “We don’t comment on speculation.” That was all a spokeswoman for Crystal Palace would say this morning … Continue reading

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Security costs force free festival organisers to appeal for help

Additional security measures following the terror attacks in Manchester and at London Bridge earlier this year saw the Crystal Palace Overground Festival overspend its budgets by £8,000. Now the organisers are appealing for public help to pay off its staging … Continue reading

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Opening night for Crystal Palace pub postponed by a week

The opening of the latest Antic pub, the Walker Briggs on Westow Hill at Crystal Palace, has been postponed by a week. The management issued a notice yesterday stating, “Unfortunately we’ll be unable to open on the advertised date of … Continue reading

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Reed files objections to plans for 530-room Crystal Palace hotel

Steve Reed OBE, the MP for Lambeth South/Croydon North, has moved to block plans to build a mega-hotel on Church Road. The Labour MP has aired concerns that the proposals for the Queen’s Hotel on Church Road are already causing … Continue reading

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Upper Norwood Library re-opens with funding unannounced

GENE BRODIE, our libraries correspondent, reports on the delayed re-opening of the Uppper Norwood Library, as doubts remain on the 116-year-old community asset’s funding arrangements from Lambeth and Croydon councils Upper Norwood Library – or the “Hub on the Hill” … Continue reading

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