Tag Archives: Sycamore House

Residents living in fear of fire in council-run housing blocks

Despite condemning office-to-flat conversions, Croydon Council has been using three such buildings to provide temporary housing. A year after a Fire Brigade inspection found the blocks unsafe, improvement works have still not finished, leaving residents forced to live on a … Continue reading

Posted in Alison Butler, Croydon Council, Croydon North, London Fire Brigade, Norbury, Planning, Thornton Heath | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Cameron’s kicked Croydon’s homeless in the teeth, says Butler

David Cameron’s announcement this week that developers will no longer have to provide “affordable” homes (in the sense that the homes are marginally less overpriced than what the speculators might wish) is “another nail in the coffin for social housing”, … Continue reading

Posted in Alison Butler, Business, Croydon Central, Croydon Council, Housing, London-wide issues, Mayor of London, Planning, Property, Thornton Heath | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment