Tag Archives: South Norwood

Picnic In The Park, Grangewood Park, Jul 9

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Council writes to residents to state its blocks are safe

A senior Croydon Council official has written to all residents in the borough’s residential blocks to reassure them and confirm that the hazardous cladding which is suspected of contributing to so much death and destruction in the Grenfell Tower blaze … Continue reading

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South Norwood’s movie nights include a moon shot

Stanley’s Film Club’s July programme, with screenings mostly in its new home on South Norwood Hill, has been released, and their line-up features a celebration of LGBT cinema and an incredible, little-known story of black women’s role in the Space … Continue reading

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Tower residents have three-month wait for sprinkler action

Croydon Council last night announced that it is to fit sprinklers in all of its residential tower blocks which are 10 or more storeys tall, in a scheme expected to cost £10million. It makes Croydon the first local authority in … Continue reading

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Was £1m Croydon mystery donor Stormzy or Spider-Man?

Was grime star Stormzy the mystery benefactor who donated a cool £1million towards a youth centre to be built in the north of the borough? That’s one suggestion after it was announced that an anonymous donor handed over £1million towards … Continue reading

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Council spent £2m per block on fire safety measures in 2012

In the absence of any definitive statements from Croydon Council’s leadership to reassure residents regarding building materials and techniques used on the borough’s residential towers following this week’s horrifying fire at Grenfell Tower in Kensington, a senior official with direct … Continue reading

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BBC: Grenfell cladding company worked on Croydon towers

Residential tower blocks in Croydon have had cladding work carried out by the same company which undertook the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower in Kensington, the BBC is reporting tonight. At least 17 people are known to have lost their lives … Continue reading

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