October 2017

Zebra crossing boosts safety outside Robert Fitzroy Academy

An academy’s drive to get a zebra crossing to make pupils safer on their walk to school has led to Croydon Council installing one for the autumn term. Staff and pupils at Robert Fitzroy Academy and local residents can now use the crossing in Davidson Road after the council approved the school’s £20,000 funding application...
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New Addington’s local heroes to brighten up walkway

A new art project will see the hoardings around the site of the new multi-million pound leisure and community centre in New Addington decorated with photos of local heroes and pieces of artwork inspired by young residents. ‘Heroes Walk’ will be a celebration of unsung local people who have gone the extra mile for their...
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Join the debate on building homes for all in Croydon

Solving the housing crisis is becoming the hottest political topic of the decade – from Prime Minister Theresa May’s social housing mission to the GLA’s anticipated new tougher housing targets for local authorities. But what does ‘solving the housing crisis’ mean at a local level? Can the housebuilding industry play a role in developing new...
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Rebranded SHW opens eighth office

Property consultants SHW has marked its 220th anniversary by changing its name and opening its eighth office. The company, prominent independent property advisers in Croydon and the south of England, has changed its name from Stiles Harold Williams. And the newly re-branded SHW has formally launched a new office in Imperial House, Bromley, with a...
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Croydon Arena getting a £25,000 makeover

Croydon Sports Arena will be closed from October 11 to 30 while it undergoes a £25,000 makeover. Croydon Council is investing in new pole vault and long jump runways, a full re-make of the track lanes, a deep clean of the facilities and a series of other essential repairs. The venue in South Norwood has...
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Renaissance attracts Solium to Croydon

M&G Real Estate has signed international software company Solium to Renaissance, its high-spec office building adjacent to East Croydon station. Solium’s decision to relocate from existing premises in the town to Renaissance highlights the role that Grade A offices have to play in nurturing the technology sector in emerging locations such as Croydon, which is...
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