December 2017

MP calls for government to invest in Brighton main line

Sarah Jones, Central Croydon MP, calls for the government to invest £1 billion in the Brighton main line. She was speaking in the House of Commons when she warned that the construction of new houses in Croydon will only benefit the borough if the train lines are improved. She said: “More housing will kick-start productivity...
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Brick by Brick confirms its contractors to deliver 1,000 new homes

Brick by Brick, set up by Croydon Council, has appointed seven contractors to a three-year framework to deliver more than 1,000 new homes. The chosen contractors are: Buxton Building Contractors, Dawnus Construction, Kind & Company, Henry Construction Projects, Neilcott Construction, Osborne, and Quinn (London). Work has now begun on nine sites located throughout the borough...
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Ruskin Square is a gamechanger but office supply is a concern

By Vanessa Clark, Partner of Sinclair Clark The Ruskin Square development is a game-changer for Croydon. A new skyline now greets the thousands of passengers who travel through East Croydon Station daily, immediately improving perceptions of the quality and scale of regeneration being delivered in the town. HMRC taking the entirety of the 184,000 sq...
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Selhurst Park set to be redeveloped

Crystal Palace have unveiled plans to redevelop Selhurst Park. The project, which is expected to cost between £75m and £100m, will increase the capacity at Selhurst Park from 26,000 to more than 34,000. The centrepiece of the planned redevelopment is a new five-storey stand featuring an all-glass front – a homage to the club’s earliest...
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Pure Gym to open in central Croydon

A former nightclub and pool hall in central Croydon is being turned into a new gym. Pure Gym will occupy the first floor of 12-20 Crown Hill, which is owned by Lipman Properties. Leisure property specialists, Fleurets, managed the transition to allow Pure Gym to open the new facility. Steven Lipman of Lipman Properties said:...
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Tide Construction given go ahead for tallest modular built towers

Tide Construction has gained planning permission for two residential towers in Croydon. The 38-storey and 44-storey towers, on 101 George Street, will be the tallest towers built using modular construction and have been designed specifically for rent. The scheme will be made from nearly 1500 modules that are manufactured and installed by Vision Modular Systems....
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