March 24, 2017

A joined up approach to improving Croydon’s infrastructure

A joined-up approach is being taken to delivering the infrastructure improvements which form a key part of the regeneration of Croydon. Nigel Turner, executive director of the Kier Group which is carrying out many of the improvements including landscaping of the Wellesley Road, told a Develop Croydon-organised gathering at MIPIM 2017 about the planning needed...
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Brick by Brick seeking delivery partners

The council’s own development company has submitted 30 planning applications over the last four months as it delivers new housing schemes throughout the borough. Speaking a year on from the official launch of Brick by Brick, its managing director Colm Lacey told a Brunch on the Beach held by the Develop Croydon delegation at MIPIM...
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How risky interventions have transformed Croydon’s image

Taking risks is helping to transform Croydon’s image according to the council’s chief executive Jo Negrini. Speaking on a panel discussion entitled Croydon Urban Edge at MIPIM 2017, the borough’s most senior council officer pointed to the arrival of Boxpark as evidence of a proactive approach towards changing people’s perceptions of the town. “We had...
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