Tag Archives: Disconnected Croydon

Croydon wins a ‘connected’ award, for £24m unfinished bridge

East Croydon Station’s “Bridge to Nowhere”, the £24million pedestrian bridge which has never been completed to provide the intended access to Cherry Orchard Road and Addiscombe, has just been cited as a reason for Croydon winning an award for urban … Continue reading

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Posted in Addiscombe West, Commuting, Connected Croydon, Croydon Council, Cycling, East Croydon, Environment, Menta Tower, Property, TfL, Transport, West Croydon | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

South Norwood suffers a ‘white-out’ in council publicity

For what is supposed to be among the most diverse and colourful boroughs in the country, parts of Croydon appear to be very… pale if the expensively commissioned architects’ drawings of some council schemes are anything to go by. Take … Continue reading

Posted in Alison Butler, Connected Croydon, Croydon Council, Environment, Hamida Ali, Paul Scott, People for Portland Road, South Norwood | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

£50m DisConnected Croydon and the real cost for business

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The council’s chief executive Jo Negrini has gushed in her shameless self-publicity how £50million spent on the “gateways” to the borough have transformed the areas, and that is now the received “wisdom” from the borough’s political leadership. But … Continue reading

Posted in Addiscombe West, Business, Connected Croydon, Croydon Council, Fairfield, Jo Negrini, Mark Watson, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Thornton Heath high street public meeting, Nov 21

Posted in Community associations, Connected Croydon, Croydon Council, Environment, Planning, Thornton Heath, Thornton Heath Community Action Team, Thornton Heath Neighbourhood Association | Tagged , , | 1 Comment