Taking action to improve East Croydon Station and its surroundings

Saturday, 12th December 2015, local residents and Labour activists from Addiscombe and Fairfield Wards, along with Marina Ahmad, Labour’s candidate for Croydon & Sutton, did a walkabout around East Croydon to see what improvements can be made to make the station and the local area a better, safer and nicer … Continue reading

The new Local Plan: briefing note on how the new plan relates to Addiscombe

This section covers the sites and issues that relate to the Addiscombe and to the part of the Town Centre (Croydon Opportunity Area) that overlap around East Croydon Station. Cllr Sean Fitzsimons comments in italic. Consultation Periods for comments: 6th Nov to 18 Dec 2015. Length set be planning law. … Continue reading

Croydon Council support campaign to bring back a Town Centre Royal Mail Parcel Collection Office

On 14th April 2015 Croydon’s Scrutiny & Overview Committee endorsed Addiscombe Councillor Sean Fitzsimons recommendations in regards the impact of the move of the Royal Mail Collection Office from its site next to East Croydon Station to the out-of-town Factory Lane industrial estate.  Sean Fitzsimons made 12 recommendations following his … Continue reading

How happy are you with the new Royal Mail Parcel Collection Office at Factory Lane?

Addiscombe Councillor and Chair of Overview & Scrutiny Committee, Sean Fitzsimons, is carrying out a review of the impact the Royal Mail Parcel Collection Office move from East Croydon to Factory Lane, and you can help by completing a Croydon Council survey on this at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XY5KQYY As part of this … Continue reading

East Croydon Station’s Missing Link: why there isn’t a link to Cherry Orchard Road

Since 2010 Croydon Tories have been promising a link from East Croydon Station to Cherry Orchard Road but after 4 years it has still not materialised. How did this happen? In 2010 Croydon Tories received a report on East Croydon Masterplan which sets out the need for new entrances to East … Continue reading

Lessons to learn from Fly-tipping on Alexandra Road

The top end of Alexandra Road has been a notoriously place for fly-tipping over the years. It even has its own anti-dumping sign, installed at great expense many years ago. As a local resident and councillor I have reported the fly-tipping that happens daily on this site, but the number … Continue reading

Royal Mail gives notice of closure of East Croydon Parcel Collection Office

Royal Mail has given 5 days notice that the East Croydon Parcel Collection Office will relocate on Monday 24th March 2014 and move to their new office at Factory Lane. Royal Mail has sent a letter out to all residents of CR0, CR2, CR7 and CR7 postcodes telling them the … Continue reading

Councillor Fitzsimons & Hay-Justice submit petitions with over 500 names to Croydon Council Planning Department

Last Friday Addiscombe Councillors* Sean Fitzsimons and Patricia Hay-Justice submitted petitions with over 500 local residents names to Croydon’s Planning Department objecting to Royal Mail’s planning application for East Croydon Sorting Centre and Parcel Collection Office . Councillor Sean Fitzsimons said “the response of local people has been fantastic. Residents … Continue reading