7
Mar
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Redevelopment of Selhurst Park could boost Croydon’s economy

The redevelopment of Selhurst Park could generate up to £15millon a year to the Croydon economy. A study by an economic development company says the upgrade of the stadium’s Main Stand would generate up to £15million a year for the area and create hundreds of new jobs. The report (which was commissioned by CPFC) presented...
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5
Mar
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Demolition experts 777 helping with the Fairfield redevelopment

Demolition experts 777 have been employed by Vinci Construction to undertake a variety of works during the £30million redevelopment of Fairfield Halls. With over 50 years’ experience, the Croydon-based business are a widely-respected name in the industry. They have been drafted in to help with the ambitious plans at Fairfield, where their work will include:...
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5
Mar
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Demolition experts 777 helping with the Fairfield redevelopment

Demolition experts 777 have been employed by Vinci Construction to undertake a variety of works during the £30million redevelopment of Fairfield Halls. With over 50 years’ experience, the Croydon-based business are a widely-respected name in the industry. They have been drafted in to help with the ambitious plans at Fairfield, where their work will include:...
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28
Feb
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A new look for New Addington’s leisure centre

New images of the planned New Addington leisure centre have been released. The leisure centre, which is on target to be completed by autumn of this year, will include a swimming pool, fitness suite, sports hall and community space. A total of £25 million has been set aside for the “state of the art” centre...
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26
Feb
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Improvements to Croydon’s train lines edge a step closer

Upgrades to the train lines through central Croydon moved a step closer after Network Rail confirmed funding approval for the design stages of the project. Known as the Croydon Area Remodelling Scheme, the plans – that form a central part of Network Rail’s Brighton Main Line upgrade programme – include a new, expanded East Croydon...
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22
Feb
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Croydon adds a new mural to its street art scene

Croydon has been given some extra colour as a huge new piece of street art has been installed on Katharine Street. The colourful mural, which has been spray-painted onto the office block at the junction with High Street, is called Hometown and shows a woman whose face is made up of colourful bandages. If you...
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22
Feb
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Underground night club granted licensing application

The basement of a car park in Croydon town centre is set to be transformed into a nightclub after a licensing application for the premises was agreed. The new venue, called Underground 2018, is set to host concerts, DJ sets and dance shows once it opens in the basement of Q-Park, in Charles Street. A...
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22
Feb
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New £6million youth centre planned for Selhurst

Construction is set to get underway on the new Croydon Youth Zone. It has been announced that the construction on the £6 million Croydon Youth Zone, which will be called Legacy – will hopefully begin at the end of February 2018, with the aim to be open by April 2019. It will be built at...
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20
Feb
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Full details of Selhurst Park redevelopment revealed to the public

Croydon Council have made the full details of Crystal Palace’s proposed redevelopment of Selhurst Park available to the public. The Premier League club have submitted planning application to build a massive new Main Stand – increasing the overall capacity from 26,000 to 34,000. As well as the extra seating, improvements will be made to the...
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19
Feb
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Redevelopment of Matthews Yard building “essential” for Surrey Street

The developers hoping to replace the building currently housing Matthews Yard with a new block of flats insist the plans are essential to safeguard the future of Surrey Street. Last May, Regent Land Ltd submitted a pre-planning application to bulldoze the building, which houses the popular community hub, and build a nine-story block of flats...
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