Tag Archives: East Croydon station

Planners wave away environmental tests on 44-storey prefabs

The planning department at Croydon Council has decided to allow proposals for a 44-storey residential tower block at East Croydon to go into the planning process without undergoing any independent Environmental Impact Assessment. One planning expert contacted by Inside Croydon … Continue reading

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East Croydon has 3 of the 5 worst train journeys in Britain

Three of the five most overcrowded and uncomfortable rail services in the country operate out of East Croydon, it has been reported today. The news is further evidence – not that any is needed – for those commuters who endure … Continue reading

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Milestone for Ruskin Square offices as the Taxman moves in

The Taxman has arrived. Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs has this week begun moving into its new office building at 1 Ruskin Square, next to East Croydon Station, the first “regional hub” to become operational in “a major restructuring” (that … Continue reading

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Local newspaper group seeks funding through a charity appeal

Waitrose’s George Street branch is this month using part of its community charity fund-raiser to support a newspaper business which last year reported profits of £70million and which axed the jobs of around 200 professional journalists. The Croydon branch of … Continue reading

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#SavetheGlam: Addiscombe pub’s in the last chance saloon

Addiscombe councillors have organised a meeting for next Monday to discuss how locals can save their local: The Glamorgan pub on Cherry Orchard Road. Residents and councillors want to consider getting the building declared as an Asset of Community Value … Continue reading

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Southern Rail’s £13.4m fine is ‘less than a slap on the wrist’

Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON reports on the latest shameful piece of Tory mismanagement of commuter rail links Chris Grayling today maintained the Conservative Government’s absurd charade over the scandalous levels of poor service on the south London commuter rail network, … Continue reading

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Latest Addiscombe road changes are heading only one way

Croydon Council officials’ ability to set neighbour against neighbour plumbed new depths this week at the Traffic Management Advisory Committee meeting held at the Town Hall. On the agenda was the council officers’ proposal to make Canning Road and Addiscombe … Continue reading

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