Tag Archives: Mott MacDonald

Council knew housing scheme was ‘unviable’ four years ago

Lambeth Council has known for at least four years that their proposed redevelopment of an award-winning housing estate was “unviable”. The eviction of council tenants in Cressingham Gardens and the proposed development of much of the site into private flats … Continue reading

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Plans ready for extension of £21m Mott MacDonald House

Plans to refurbish and extend Mott MacDonald House, on Sydenham Road in central Croydon, are out for public consultation (not that such exercises ever count for very much if a developer or their client wants to get their way). The … Continue reading

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£30m Fairfield Halls project never went to competitive tender

EXCLUSIVE by STEVEN DOWNES Brick by Brick’s management of the refurbishment of the Halls has been subject to disputes with at least two leading contractors £3m grant to build an art gallery was diverted to pay for other work – … Continue reading

Posted in Alison Butler, Art, Ashcroft Theatre, BH Live, Brick by Brick, Business, Colm Lacey, Croydon Council, Fairfield Halls, Simon Hall, Tony Newman | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Major engineering firm has left troubled Fairfield Halls project

The troubled Fairfield Halls refurbishment project – already months late and millions of pounds over budget – is struggling on without the major civil engineering company which helped draw up the plans. Mott MacDonald is the global engineering, management and … Continue reading

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Splat! Croydon abseil cancelled because ropes are too short

A high-profile sponsored abseil 250 feet down Taberner House in central Croydon had to be cancelled yesterday – because the organisers’ ropes were too short. Nearly 100 locals, many of them teenagers, had signed up for the “Jump Croydon” event … Continue reading

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Commitment, Croydon-style: charity which benefits business

A Croydon-based charity which next month is staging a high-profile fund-raising abseil off Taberner House has been issued with an official warning that it is in default of its legal duties. Croydon Commitment – with the slogan “Charity is our … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", Activities, Business, Charity, Community associations, Croydon Commitment, Taberner House, URV | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments