16
Jun
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Extended Canterbury House proposals go for public consultation

A public exhibition into Criterion Capital’s plans to create new homes at Canterbury House takes place at Jury’s Inn in Wellesley Road on Saturday, June 17 (10am-2pm). The drop-in session will allow local residents to view the initial plans, speak to members of the design team and make comments. Criterion’s draft plan for the scheme...
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16
Jun
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Extended Canterbury House proposals go for public consultation

A public exhibition into Criterion Capital’s plans to create new homes at Canterbury House takes place at Jury’s Inn in Wellesley Road on Saturday, June 17 (10am-2pm). The drop-in session will allow local residents to view the initial plans, speak to members of the design team and make comments. Criterion’s draft plan for the scheme...
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9
Jun
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Sarah Jones elected as Croydon’s first female MP

Labour’s Sarah Jones has become Croydon’s first female MP after winning the Croydon Central seat from housing minister Gavin Barwell. However, within 24 hours Mr Barwell had some consolation having been unveiled as prime minister Theresa May’s chief of staff. The borough’s other two MP’s remained in place with Labour’s Steve Reed and the Conservatives’...
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9
Jun
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Croydon’s regeneration marked during London Tech Week

Croydon’s business community is coming together on Wednesday, June 14 with a London Tech Week celebration marking the ongoing regeneration in the town. The event is designed at showcasing local tech companies, enterprise hubs and business support services and has been organised by Croydon Tech City’s Sarah Luxford, a director at Nexec Leaders and co-founder...
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7
Jun
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Redevelopment of the Queens Hotel retains existing Victorian buildings

Plans which will restore the historic Queens Hotel in Crystal Palace to its former glory will involve the retention of the remaining Victorian buildings. Contrary to recent press reports, London Hotel Group, which is spending £10million on the project, has no intention of demolishing any of the buildings of historic value. Instead, the proposed scheme...
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7
Jun
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Getting a taste of Croydon’s future

Five Guys intends to open a new restaurant in Croydon in the autumn. The American fast food change, famed for its burgers, hotdogs and milkshakes, is converting the former Yates’s pub in High Street into a 209-seat venue. The new venture, Five Guys’ 15th in the capital, will create more than 40 jobs and joins...
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6
Jun
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Croydon is England’s most in-demand place to live

Croydon is the second most in-demand place to live in the UK according to new research. You have to go north of the border to Edinburgh to find a location that receives more interest from prospective buyers than the south London hot spot according to property website Zoopla. It found that Croydon properties received more...
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6
Jun
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Six more Brick by Brick schemes win approval

Brick by Brick, the council’s development company, has secured a string of planning permissions over the past couple of weeks. The private company, set up last year with the aim of building around 1,000 homes across Croydon, is an attempt to tackle the housing shortage while bringing development profit back to the local authority. Schemes...
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5
Jun
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Stanhope: Ruskin Square can pioneer Buy to Rent

The developers behind the Ruskin Square mixed use development next to East Croydon station are set to use the scheme as their first venture in the Buy to Rent market. Stanhope, who are developing the nine-acre site in a joint venture with Schroders, earmarked its next residential developments, comprising 330 homes, as suitable for the...
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2
Jun
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Leon House supports food festival to promote landmark apartments

Leon House is headline sponsor of 2017 Croydon Food & Music Festival An iconic office block which overlooks Croydon’s Restaurant Quarter is headline sponsor of this year’s Croydon Food and Music Festival. One of the finest examples of the borough’s modernist 1960s architecture, the 21 storey Leon House is currently being redeveloped by FI Real...
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