Tag Archives: Redrow

Councillor challenges Menta over secret viability report

The developers of one of the biggest town centre schemes have been accused by a Labour councillor of only wanting to build homes for the wealthy, and of trying to keep their viability assessment out of the hands of pesky … Continue reading

Posted in Addiscombe West, Cherry Orchard Gardens, Menta Tower, Planning, Property, Sean Fitzsimons | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Selling a dream from £400,000 flats beside railway line

1pm UPDATE: Seems that the nice people at the Redrow marketing department may have had second thoughts about their soft-focus soft-porn for their over-priced London flats. Their two minutes of carefully crafted advertisement video appears to have vanished from the … Continue reading

Posted in Addiscombe West, Business, Cherry Orchard Gardens, East Croydon, Housing, Menta Tower, Planning, Property | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

“Poor Doors” show how town centre subsidises suburbs

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Having worked to establish a community organisation for East Croydon, ROD DAVIES finds it disappointing to find developers planning to introduce divisive “Apartment Apartheid” locally, and suggests further inequalities in which parts of the borough fund other areas … Continue reading

Posted in Addiscombe West, Business, Community associations, Commuting, East Croydon, ECCO, Menta Tower, Planning, Property, Tramlink | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

‘Apartment Apartheid’ arrives in Croydon via the back door

Croydon’s previous, Tory-led council administration – who have spent their first few months in opposition re-affirming their credentials for backing rich landlords over the interests of tenants’ rights – gave planning permission to a multi-millionaire developer to have “Poor Doors” … Continue reading

Posted in Addiscombe West, Cherry Orchard Gardens, East Croydon, Housing, IYLO, London-wide issues, Menta Tower, Paul Scott, Planning, Property | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments