Tag Archives: Purley Way

Buses set to by-pass Colonnades and Purley Way superstore

Transport for London has this week begun a consultation on streamlining two Croydon bus routes, the 289 and 455, in and around the Purley Way. TfL wants to eliminate the loop into the Colonnades complex currently on the 289 route, … Continue reading

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Amazon is parking a dirty problem on residential streets

Christmas must be coming, the goose is getting fat, and van drivers for tax-dodging Amazon are already starting to take the piss. Amazon has a large distribution depot in Croydon, on Queensway, just off the Purley Way. It receives bulk … Continue reading

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Tory MP calls for gypsy site to be built in Labour ward

Chris Philp, the Tory MP for Croydon South, has gone into full-on suburban Nimby mode, lodging formal objections to outline proposals to create a traveller and gypsy site at Purley Oaks. Even the local dump in the MP’s true blue … Continue reading

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Waddon parkland is earmarked for new secondary school

Might Chris Philp, the Tory MP for Croydon South, get his wish for a grammar school in his constituency? With the Tory government determined to push through schools selection at 11-plus, Croydon could soon get its first grammar school in … Continue reading

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Citizens Advice fund-raising quiz night, Purley Way, Nov 9

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Discover the history of the Purley Way, CNHSS talk, Oct 17

The Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society’s regular series of activities continues on October 17 with an illustrated talk about the industries and architecture of Croydon’s first bypass, the Purley Way. The talk will be presented by Celia Bailey with … Continue reading

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Nature bloomed as Quadron let grass grow under our feet

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Back in June, we reported how the council’s parks contractor was struggling to fulfil its duties by keeping all the borough’s green spaces in good order through grass cutting. As we head into autumn, ALEC SELVON-BRUCE suggests that … Continue reading

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