Tag Archives: Purley Way

Scott’s cunning plan to squeeze in 3,000 new homes per year

KEN LEE on how increased housing  targets have forced the council into a rapid rethink of its Local Plan Just like Baldrick, Paul Scott has got a cunning plan. Another one. Controversial Town Hall figure Scott has been booked to … Continue reading

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Sutton does U-turn over plan to route HGVs into Croydon

JEREMY CLACKSON reports on the latest gear change in the niggling roads dispute between south London councils over lorries trucking rubbish – including potentially radioactive waste – to and from the Beddington Lane incinerator Sutton Council has pulled up the … Continue reading

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Sutton failed to consult on HGV plan, says Croydon Council

Sutton Council has been threatened with a public inquiry into their plans to redirect heavy lorry traffic into Croydon, as a senior Town Hall official has accused the neighbouring local authority of getting their figures wrong, of failing to follow … Continue reading

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All in it together for four months of closures to Epsom Road

Don’t you get sick and tired of seeing a road dug up, the works finish and the road nicely relaid, for it only to get dug up by another utility service soon after? Now, in a ground-breaking initiative, Croydon council, … Continue reading

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Greenpeace activists take pointless plastic back to Sainsbury’s

Greenpeace volunteers yesterday handed back a shopping trolley full of customers’ unwanted plastic packaging to the Sainsbury’s store on the Purley Way. The store manager was presented with a trolley filled with 131 pieces of single-use packaging, the major contributor … Continue reading

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Croydon BME Forum shopping bus service, starts Mar 11

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Self-storage warehouse was Croydon’s worst fire since riots

Based on eyewitness accounts and internal fire brigade briefing documents, here’s the full account of how the Shurgard self-storage warehouse burned through from New Year’s Eve and into 2019 Photostory by DESMOND FITZGERALD The fire was called in to the … Continue reading

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