Tag Archives: Whitgift Centre

Negrini heads council team to MIPIM’s ‘booze and hooker fest’

The PR flunkies putting together Croydon Council’s delegation to next month’s “booze and hooker fest” in the South of France are refusing to say who is paying for the junket. WALTER CRONXITE reports Croydon will be one of 16 London … Continue reading

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More Wellesley Road works coming down the tram tracks

Anyone enduring the traffic jams along Wellesley Road since the weekend, you’ll be delighted to know there could be more on the way. Croydon Council quietly dropped its “Connected Croydon” tag for its street improvement works, because eventually even the … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Fortnight is coming to Croydon, Feb 27-Mar 11

Farmers around the world get a better deal when they sell their produce on Fairtrade terms. This leads to a better and more stable income and can help them break the cycle of poverty in which they are trapped. The … Continue reading

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£2m town centre roads scheme causes weekend traffic chaos

It was 4.58pm on a February Friday evening when Croydon Council got round to issuing its public warning of a planned closure of part of one of the town’s six-lane urban motorways which was to happen later that night. So … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", Alison Butler, Croydon Council, Planning, Whitgift Centre | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Slogans and Post-it notes, but no evidence of many new jobs

WALTER CRONXITE reports on a flagship employment scheme from Tony Newman’s Labour council which local trades unionists have criticised for failing to recognise … trades unions All is not well in the local Labour movement, after a senior Croydon trades … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Croydon Council, Gavin Barwell MP, Good Employer, Hamida Ali, Ikea, Jamie Audsley, Tony Newman, Whitgift Centre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Watson: There’s nothing council can do over £1.4bn Westfield

WALTER CRONXITE, who watches council meetings so that you don’t have to, on the latest Town Hall scrutiny committee meeting The council has no “leverage” to encourage Westfield and Hammerson to speed up the delivery of their £1.4billion redevelopment of … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", Addiscombe, Business, Croydon Council, Joy Prince, Mark Watson, Planning, Sean Fitzsimons, Whitgift Centre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Barwell tries to pass the buck for Westfield’s decade-long delay

WALTER CRONXITE on a MP’s Christmas message which overlooks his own role in the town centre blight that he has inflicted on Croydon The next council elections are less than 18 months away. How can you tell? Because Gavin Barwell, … Continue reading

Posted in "Hammersfield", Business, CPO, Croydon Central, Croydon Council, Gavin Barwell MP, Housing, Jo Negrini, New Addington, Planning, Shirley, Whitgift Centre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments