Tag Archives: Waddon

Flyover pedestrian underpass where rape took place is a ‘good link’ to new primary school, according to council planners

The underpass near the Croydon Flyover where a brutal rape took place in broad daylight last month has been suggested as a safe route to a new school for mothers and young children at a Croydon Council planning committee meeting … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick is failing to deliver on affordable homes pledge

BARRATT HOLMES on the overdevelopment of planning meetings – five more to come in the next few weeks  – and how Thursday’s committee approved three schemes from a council-owned developer without any affordable housing whatsoever Croydon’s chief executive, Jo Negrini, … Continue reading

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Croydon Airport gets an upgrade to help preserve its history

“Getting an upgrade” is the Holy Grail for many airline passengers in the 21st Century, a stroke of good fortune which can transform a long and sometimes uncomfortable flight into an experience to be enjoyed. But now an entire airport … Continue reading

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Waddon Brownies’ May Fair, St George’s church, May 20

The local Brownies group in South Croydon is staging a May Fair on Saturday, May 20, from 2pm to 4pm. There will be stalls, sideshows, tombola, a Grand Draw, Bric a Brac and BBQ. It promises to offer fun for … Continue reading

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Wing Yip starts £15m expansion project on Purley Way

Wing Yip’s superstore on Purley Way has started a two-year, £15million expansion project. The work will see the site grow to include a new cold warehouse, entrance lobby, extended shop floor and additional parking – almost doubling the store’s floor … Continue reading

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Colonnades new centre will have you flying through the air

Croydon’s new trampoline park opens today. MATTHEW GLINSKI put it to the test I spent my weekend flying through the air. I was at the Oxygen Freejumping trampoline park at The Colonnades off the Purley Way, where I found myself … Continue reading

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Mystery of the vanishing objections to council’s Local Plan

WALTER CRONXITE reports on the disappearance of ward councillors’ contribution to a key consultation on Croydon’s strategic planning document It might not be quite up there with the unexplained disappearance of Lord Lucan, but comments submitted by Waddon Labour councillors … Continue reading

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