16
Nov
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Last chance to book for this year’s Develop Croydon Conference

Time is running out to book your delegate place at ‘Meanwhile in Croydon’ – the eighth annual Develop Croydon Conference.Time is running out to book your delegate place at ‘Meanwhile in Croydon’ – the eighth annual Develop Croydon Conference. The event on Tuesday, November 21 at the Croydon Park Hotel will see BBC World News...
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14
Nov
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Can Croydon double it’s housing supply to meet Mayor’s targets?

Croydon is facing the capital’s biggest increase in housing targets according to draft figures published from the Mayor of London’s office.Croydon is facing the capital’s biggest increase in housing targets according to draft figures published from the Mayor of London’s office. They are set to rise from 1,435 annually to a prospective 2,949 per year...
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13
Nov
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Greystar in talks to buy Tide Construction’s proposed 44-storey tower

American giant Greystar is reportedly in advanced talks to buy what will be the world’s largest modular tower in Croydon. Tide Construction’s proposals to build a 44-storey pre-fab tower on the former Essex House site near to East Croydon station are scheduled to go before Croydon’s planners on November 30. The 546-flat tower will ultimately...
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10
Nov
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Pocket Living given the green light in Croydon

Pocket Living has just secured planning permission for its first development in the borough, at Addiscombe Grove. Of the 153 homes being built, 112 will be affordable Pocket homes made available for local first-time buyers. The 21-storey building has been designed by architects Metropolitan Workshop, who also designed the company’s landmark ceramic tower in Mapleton Crescent,...
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10
Nov
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Pocket Living given the green light in Croydon

Pocket Living has just secured planning permission for its first development in the borough, at Addiscombe Grove. Of the 153 homes being built, 112 will be affordable Pocket homes made available for local first-time buyers. The 21-storey building has been designed by architects Metropolitan Workshop, who also designed the company’s landmark ceramic tower in Mapleton Crescent,...
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8
Nov
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Free outdoor gym to open in New Addington

The first of five new outdoor gyms for Croydon’s parks officially opens in New Addington next weekend. A launch event is planned for 11am – 1pm on Saturday 18 November. There will be demonstrations on how to use the equipment, free goodie bags, and talks on how easy it is to swap to a healthier...
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6
Nov
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Rail franchise including Southern could be broken up

The much-criticised company which operates trains in Croydon looks set to be broken up. Southern, which became part of Govia Thameslink Railway in 2015, has since been hit by extensive strike action with both drivers and crew. Now an official government report suggests the merger of Southern with Thameslink and Great Northern has contributed to...
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2
Nov
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Bakery company takes commercial premises in New Addington

A bakery company has bought the HTZ building in New Addington. SHW acted on behalf of a private landlord in selling the premises to a business which supplies various bakery products in London. The unit offers 13,000 sq ft of warehousing on a 0.6 acre site. Sam Baly of SHW said: “Freehold warehouses for owner...
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1
Nov
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East Croydon and New Addington to get street vacuums

East Croydon and New Addington are set to become the latest areas of the borough to get street vacuums as part of an ongoing £1.3m council investment in new cleaning equipment. In August the council unveiled eight specialist vacuum cleaners in Croydon town centre, Broad Green and Norbury that collect litter more efficiently. The vacuums...
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