Tag Archives: London Fire Brigade

First residential tower block in borough gets sprinkler system

If the contractors who this week finished retro-fitting sprinklers on a residential block in Upper Norwood continue their work at a similar pace, it would be 2035 before all of Croydon’s towers have the fire safety system fitted. Fortunately, the … Continue reading

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Chair of Croydon Foster Carers gets New Year’s Honour

Amid the rows over the benighted Nick Clegg getting a knighthood (for services to austerity and student debt?) and Theresa May desperately doling out baubles to the Tory 1922 Committee for keeping her in power, there were some gongs announced … Continue reading

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Fire station exhibition to display plans for training tower

Croydon residents are invited to a public exhibition tomorrow on a new firefighter training centre at Croydon Fire Station, off Roman Way. London Fire Brigade’s exhibition will show proposals to redevelop the training centre at the station, to include a … Continue reading

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Croydon Fire Station open day, Old Town, Aug 12

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‘Right to Buy is an organised high-yield industry’

“Artwashing”. “Estate regeneration”. “Gentrification”. Profit. All words which have been used, accusingly, against other London local authorities, Labour- and Tory-run, and which are increasingly being used to describe aspects of Croydon’s plans. SIMON ELMER is a leading figure in ASH, … Continue reading

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Fire Brigade issues safety advice for tower block residents

The Croydon Council website tonight published this statement from the London Fire Brigade in relation to safety issues around residential tower blocks: “At this stage we do not know yet what caused the fire. We do not know where it … Continue reading

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Fire Brigade stages open day without mentioning £11m tower

Sshhh! Don’t tell everyone, but there’s another public consultation meeting arranged in Croydon where there’s been very little notice given, and no mention in official publicity of probably the most significant proposal affecting the area. The London Fire Brigade has … Continue reading

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