London Reconnections blog on East Croydon and Brighton Main Line

A good round up of the issues about the possible solutions to reduce the overcrowding on this line. Once Thameslink works are complete in Central London the main bottleneck on the line will be the areas north and south of East Croydon, and the lack of platforms at East Croydon … Continue reading

Stanhope’s pre-application plan for East Croydon Gateway Site

Details of Stanhope’s proposals for the Gateway site at East Croydon are to be looked at by the Council’s strategic planning committee on 30th September 2010. The papers states the proposal is for The proposal is for: •   Approximately 500 residential units; •   Approximately 100,000m2 commercial / office space; •   … Continue reading

£6 million East Croydon Station Bridge funding decision called-in by Addiscombe Councillors

Addiscombe Labour Councillors have called-in Monday’s Croydon Cabinet decision to fund £6 million of Network Rail’s £20 million programme to improve East Croydon Station on the grounds that it fails to deliver an entrance from Cherry Orchard or deliver the promised A to B route from Cherry Orchard Road to … Continue reading