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

The new Local Plan for Croydon: Background information

This sets out the background to why Croydon Council is consulting on a change to its Local Plan, the planning documents that provide the rules on what can and can’t be built, and where it can and can’t in Croydon. The next post will have more detailed changes about Addiscombe. … Continue reading

80 Flats (mostly private) to be built on Council owned land on Morland Road

On 24th April 2014 Croydon Council Strategic Planning Committee will receive a presentation on plans to build 80 flats on the Morland Road site of the former Social Services building, Rees House, and the former NHS building, Morland Lodge. The plan for the site includes 64 private flats for outright … Continue reading

Town Hall Conservatives support Menta’s 55 storey Skyscraper against wishes of local residents

The Strategic Planning meeting m Thursday 21st July  last night and voted 6 to 5 in favour of a 55 story residential skyscraper that will cast a shadow over half the ward and blight the lives of hundreds of residents. All 6 Tory Councillors voted in favour of the scheme … Continue reading

Planning Meeting on Menta’s 55 Storey Skyscraper on 21st July 2011

Over 600 local residents have objected to Menta’s planning application to build its 55-storey Skyscraper on Cherry Orchard Road. Local Labour Councillors Sean Fitzsimons, Mark Watson and Patricia Hay-Justice have supported the local resident’s campaign against this overwhelming monstrosity of a building, that will overshadow local residents who live in … Continue reading