Tag Archives: Tandridge District Council

Battle lines drawn over proposal for 87 houses on RAF Kenley

Residents in Kenley, Old Coulsdon and nearby Caterham have been expressing deep concern about proposals to build 87 “barrack-style” houses on part of what used to be RAF Kenley. The planning application has been lodged with Tandridge District Council for … Continue reading

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Tandridge among 14 landlords rebuked by Gove over housing

Social housing is being badly managed by councils and housing associations across the country, and all the Tory government is doing is sending a few ‘stern’ letters to officials. By our housing correspondent, BARRATT HOLMES Tandridge District Council in Surrey … Continue reading

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Greens, residents and LibDems put squeeze on Tory Surrey

Follow the yellow brick road: political editor WALTER CRONXITE takes a flight of fancy over the new political map of south-east England after last week’s local elections, which have given the LibDems much encouragement The fields of Surrey, Sussex and … Continue reading

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Tandridge is latest Surrey council to seek financial bail-out

Tandridge, one of Croydon’s boundary neighbours to the south, has become the latest Surrey council to appeal to central government for a financial bail-out. It is the second time that Tandridge District Council has sought a capitalisation direction – or … Continue reading

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Planners in Tandridge are leaving their phones off the hook

It is not just in Croydon where getting an answer from the local council can take a while. In neighbouring Tandridge, the planning department will be leaving their phones off the hook and their incoming emails unanswered for a whole … Continue reading

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Oversupply of flats in borough is due to ‘profit over need’

CROYDON IN CRISIS: Official government data shows that the council’s build-at-all-cost approach that has blighted parts of the borough has created a glut of over-priced ‘executive apartments’. EXCLUSIVE by STEVEN DOWNES The proliferation of block after block of expensive flats … Continue reading

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South of the border, residents brew up a planning rebellion

The Conservatives suffered a near-wipe-out in last week’s council elections held in the usually true blue stockbroker belt of Surrey. Our political editor WALTER CRONXITE has crunched the numbers and found that local issues do matter Croydon’s 70 councillors cost … Continue reading

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Battle of Britain Officers’ Mess at Kenley destroyed by fire

The Grade II-listed Officers’ Mess at Kenley airfield was all-but destroyed by fire last night. Coincidentally, the two-storey building was subject to a planning application with Tandridge District Council for conversion into flats, as Inside Croydon reported last week.

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Tandridge has plans for thousands of homes on Green Belt

A neighbouring Tory-run local authority in Surrey is consulting on bulldozing a golf course and redeveloping next to a Battle of Britain conservation area in a drive to build thousands of homes on the Green Belt, reports WALTER CRONXITE Croydon’s … Continue reading

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