November 22, 2017

Conference 2017: How Croydon can attract further investment

Business leaders have set out how they believe Croydon can attract more investment. Creating a business-growth environment, promoting infrastructure and the regeneration message, and providing incentives were all put forward at the Develop Croydon conference. David Slater of London and Partners told delegates at the ‘Next Stop Croydon’ session that assets which attracted investors generally,...
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Conference 2017: Question time with leading Croydon politicians

The Develop Croydon Conference featured a question time session with four leading Croydon politicians and hosted by the BBC’s Lucy Hockings. The politicians were: Tony Newman (Labour), leader of Croydon Council; Steve O’Connell (Conservative), member of the London Assembly for Croydon and Sutton; Paul Scott (Labour) the planning committee chairman on Croydon Council, Jason Perry...
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Conference 2017: East Croydon station expansion plans

Ambitious plans to transform East Croydon station were expanded upon at the Develop Croydon conference. Network Rail’s Ben Craig explained that adding an additional two platforms and building an office development over the station were ideas that his team had begun to work on. Speaking on the panel at the ‘Next Stop Croydon’ session, he...
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