Tag Archives: East Croydon station

Croydon and ‘delivery’, Part 94: East Croydon bus station

“Thank you,” states the signage seen by tens of thousands of Croydon commuters every day, “for your patience during these essential construction works.” Note that: the works are essential. Though perhaps not essential enough to get them finished in a … Continue reading

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Apprentice candidate who got fired to offer business advice

A former contestant on The Apprentice is to collaborate with the Sussex Innovation Centre, the business incubator unit of the south coast university that has a base in No1 Croydon, which will see a “start-up studio” established where small and … Continue reading

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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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Superdrug opens head office in Croydon – because they like it

Superdrug has this week moved into a new head office close to East Croydon Station, without a penny of assistance from the local council, and with a refreshingly frank attitude to reasons behind chosing its location: “Our old offices at … Continue reading

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Philp won by a landslide – as Most Useless MP in Rail Crisis

The Association of British Commuters has rejected claims (mainly from those members of the Croydon Conservatives who rarely have to use trains) that last week’s award to Croydon South’s Chris Philp for being “the Most Useless MP in the Southern … Continue reading

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Commuters launch Judicial Review to hold Grayling to account

Local Tories, who for the past couple of months have been disingenuously pumping out the party line that it is the unions who are responsible for the appalling mismanagement of Southern Rail services, will be dismayed to learn that a … Continue reading

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Local Plan’s divide and rule is delivering over-development

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The Labour MP for Croydon North and the leader of the Conservative opposition on the council have both complained about over-development in the borough. As residents in Upper Norwood begin a campaign against the council’s “infill” building on … Continue reading

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