Tag Archives: East Croydon station

Well Versed open mic poetry night, East Croydon, Apr 26

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Not much to show for £5.4m spent on East Croydon’s bus stops

Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON reports from East Croydon bus station after its re-opening yesterday, more than a month later than scheduled So is that it? Is that what the council and Transport for London took almost six months and, they … Continue reading

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Council has chance to get Menta to finish Bridge to Nowhere

Six years after being granted permission for a controversial 54-storey block – potentially the tallest residential block in Britain – and developers Menta Redrow will be back at Croydon’s planning committee tonight asking for permission to chop their tower in … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Addiscombe, Alison Butler, Commuting, Connected Croydon, Croydon Council, Cycling, East Croydon, Environment, TfL, Tramlink, Transport, West Croydon | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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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