Tag Archives: Queen’s Hotel

Shh. Don’t tell anyone. Queen’s Hotel has some revised plans

Even by the oh-so-low standards of consultations which the Croydon public have learned to endure (how about the Selhurst Park expansion consultation last week that didn’t mention the five houses that would have to be bulldozed?), the latest effort from … Continue reading

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Council planners ignore Queen’s Hotel objections from MP

Croydon Council’s planning department has gone against the views of two MPs, a pair of London Assembly Members, elected councillors and hundreds of angry residents, and has recommended approval of a monstrous expansion of the historic Queen’s Hotel on Church … Continue reading

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Zola’s exile in Upper Norwood and case for two blue plaques

It’s arguable, though probably not worth pressing the point, that the Queen’s Hotel on Church Road, Crystal Palace, could qualify for having two blue plaques for two individuals with the same name. The plaque which does exist on the walls … Continue reading

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