Tag Archives: Purley Cross

A22 Godstone Road closure lifted one week ahead of schedule

The water board’s road works on the A22 Godstone Road at Purley Cross have finished – a week ahead of schedule. SES Water closed off the A22 at the junction close to Purley Tesco’s last month for what they described … Continue reading

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Set-back for MP Philp as Purley tower gets green light

A development scheme at Purley Cross that will provide more than 200 homes, some retail space and a significant amount of public infrastructure was finally given the go-ahead by Whitehall today, after a six-year planning saga that has involved two … Continue reading

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TfL issues revised bus diversions for Godstone Road closure

The closure of the A22 Godstone Road, originally planned to begin yesterday and to last approximately three months, as first highlighted by Inside Croydon, has now been postponed by a week. The works, being carried out around the clock while … Continue reading

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Tories did not want to oppose Purley tower, claims Speakman

ELECTION COUNTDOWN: The battle for the ‘grey vote’ in the south of the borough has taken an unexpected turn in Purley, as our political editor, WALTER CRONXITE, reports Senior Conservatives, including councillor Simon Brew, are secretly keen not to make … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 council elections, Chris Philp MP, Croydon South, Donald Speakman, Property, Purley, Purley Pool | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Property investor Philp comes up short on Purley ‘skyscraper’

We know that Chris Philp and Tim Pollard both read this website. So guys: Please take a look at the picture to the left. This is what people normally understand to be a “skyscraper”. The picture shows what the towering … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 General Election, Addiscombe West, Business, Chris Philp MP, Croydon South, Environment, Housing, Menta Tower, Planning, Property, Purley, Tim Pollard | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Going Underground: Purley underpass used as flood overflow

Has Croydon Council hired Noah as a consultant? Nathan Elvery, the chief executive (the sometime entrepreneur seems to have discreetly dropped the “interim” part of his title from official correspondence) seems to be expecting floods of Biblical proportions, since he … Continue reading

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