5
Jun
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Croydon Council planning committee to discuss Leon Quarter proposals

Plans for Leon Quarter are to be discussed by Croydon Council this week. The proposals for two new residential towers, next to Leon House (pictured), will be presented to the council’s planning committee on Thursday evening (June 7). The Leon Quarter scheme would provide 294 homes in two buildings, one of 21 storeys and another...
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4
Jun
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Music and youth at heart of new council ‘Cultural Strategy’

A focus on music and youth are proposed to sit at the heart of plans to develop a three-year Cultural Strategy for the borough, set out in a Croydon Council cabinet report. One option to strengthen the borough’s arts sector could take the shape of an ambitious Music City concept, where production and performance, venues, festivals and...
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4
Jun
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Jules Pipe confirmed for Develop Croydon Conference 2018

An impressive array of speakers is being assembled for this year’s Develop Croydon conference – with Jules Pipe, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills and Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish already confirmed. Chaired by journalist and broadcaster Mark Easton, the ninth annual conference, titled ‘Generation Croydon’, will be held at the Croydon Park Hotel...
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31
May
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John Lewis and Waitrose to anchor Croydon Partnership retail centre

Croydon Partnership secure John Lewis and Waitrose for Croydon Town Centre Development. The Croydon Partnership, the joint venture between Westfield and Hammerson, today announces [31 May] that a new co-located John Lewis department store and Waitrose supermarket will anchor the new £1.4bn redevelopment of the Croydon retail town centre. The 165,000 sq ft, four-level John...
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30
May
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Date set for Croydon Food and Music Festival

Croydon’s biggest summer party is set to sizzle for the 7th great year with a great line up of music, entertainment and fabulous food for the whole family. The Croydon Food and Music Festival in association with Leon House will be held from 12 noon to 7pm on Sunday, 24th June in the heart of...
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29
May
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CCHA secures affordable housing in New Addington

Ampere Place, located in the heart of New Addington is CCHA’s latest housing development for shared ownership. Tracy Cullen, Chief Executive of CCHA, said: “It’s an exciting prospect to build high quality apartments in New Addington, giving local residents an opportunity to get on the property ladder”. Local residents have approved of the plans with...
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22
May
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Unibail-Rodamco commits to Croydon as its merger with Westfield moves forward

Unibail-Rodamco’s Chief Executive Christophe Cuvillier confirmed the company’s commitment to Croydon as it reaches the final stages of its merger with shopping centre giants Westfield. In an interview with Estates Gazette, Cuvillier acknowledged that Croydon was part of its combined development pipeline and in regard to the existing pipeline he said, “It’s a lot of...
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18
May
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Work is now under way on the Taberner House site

Construction work is now under way at the former Taberner House site. Formerly home to the council offices, the site will provide 513 homes within four buildings ranging from 13-35 storeys, with a mix of affordable, for sale and rental units, as well as new public realm, a children’s play space and a new café....
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18
May
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Develop Croydon Conference 2018 – date announced!

Develop Croydon’s ninth annual conference, titled ‘Generation Croydon’, will be held at the Croydon Park Hotel on Tuesday, 20 November. Chaired by journalist and broadcaster Mark Easton, speakers will be debating how the town’s regeneration can meet the demands of London’s largest youth population, while making sure it is ready to cater for a population...
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18
May
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Ruskin Square Car Park wins RICS infrastructure award

Ruskin Square MSCP has landed a prestigious industry award. The car park, on Dingwall Road, was the winner of the infrastructure category for all London projects at the RICS Regional Awards. The RICS Awards showcase the most inspirational initiatives and developments in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. In eight categories a total of 95...
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