Tag Archives: Hammerson

Westfield confirms another five years of blight in town centre

Croydon Council has spent more public money on a new slogan, two years after the last one. But as WALTER CRONXITE reports, there are risks involved when senior councillors claim to be ‘Delivering for Croydon’ and a £1.4bn flagship development … Continue reading

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£1.4bn Westfield plans set for council showdown next month

Revised plans for the £1.4 billion Westfield and Hammerson redevelopment of Croydon town centre seem likely to go before a showdown meeting of the council’s planning committee next month, and without any major adjustments to the much-altered scheme which was … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", Business, Centrale, CPO, Croydon Council, Gavin Barwell MP, Housing, Jo Negrini, Paul Scott, Planning, Property, Shifa Mustafa, Whitgift Centre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Business school offers free lessons in Whitgift Centre

Anyone tired of being a wage slave, and who is thinking about being their own boss, has a couple of weeks in which to get themselves along to the Whitgift Centre for some free business advice. The over-used pop-up hashtag … Continue reading

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TfL to re-open West Croydon Bus Station, six months late

West Croydon Bus Station re-opens this weekend after two years’ worth of demolition and reconfiguration for the roads in and around the railway station and tram stop, to be able to cope better with the 150 buses that are scheduled … Continue reading

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For she’s a jolly good fellow, but no one seems to know why

Jo Negrini, Croydon Council’s new chief executive, has been made an honorary fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Trouble is, no one seems to know quite why… RIBA made its announcement of its latest 18 fellows yesterday, when … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", Boxpark, Brick by Brick, CPO, Croydon Council, Environment, Housing, Jo Negrini, Mayor of London, Planning, Sadiq Khan, Whitgift Centre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

TfL’s £7.6m grant for 20mph zones and road ‘improvements’

Croydon’s councillors will have an opportunity next Monday to demonstrate that they have grasped Einstein’s definition of insanity, and that they won’t be doing the same thing and expecting different results over the spending of millions of pounds on often … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", Connected Croydon, Croydon Council, Cycling, Environment, Fairfield, Parking, Purley Way, South Norwood, Stuart King, TfL, Transport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Council having second thoughts over its ‘busybodies’ charter’

WALTER CRONXITE on how attempts to give special powers for the police and private security guards in central Croydon have stalled Five years on from  rioting, arson and looting breaking out in West Croydon, there are signs that the borough’s … Continue reading

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