Tag Archives: Flood

How pipes and tunnels caused our ‘River of Woe’ to flood

Inside Croydon’s loyal reader, JOHN O’BRIEN is fortunate. He lives on the high and relatively dry ground of Woldingham. From there, he has seen enough to form a view that much of the flooding in the valleys of Kenley and … Continue reading

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Dale Road flood victims evacuated to stay at council HQ

Finally, Croydon Council has found a suitable purpose for Fisher’s Folly: it is being used as emergency accommodation for people displaced from their homes in Purley by the floods. And according to one local resident on Dale Road, this afternoon … Continue reading

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