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

Tennison Road Bridge to re-open Tuesday 16th June 2015

Graham Construction Ltd has informed local residents that Tennison Road Bridge will re-open on Tuesday 16th June 2015. The bridge closed in 2014 to allow the biggest rail bridge replacement undertaken by Network Rail in the South East for the last 10 years. The bridge closure also meant the diversion … Continue reading

Buses return to Spring Lane

Ashburton Labour councillors welcome the return of buses to Spring Lane following a lengthy absence.

From 14 February, both the 130 and 312 buses return to the bridge. After five years of delays under the Conservative administration this is another Ashburton promise kept by the new ward members.

Ashburton Ward councillor, Cllr Stephen Mann said,

“I am delighted we have finally reached an end of this sorry saga. After nearly five years Ashburton residents have the 312 and 130 buses back on their original routes. When we first became the Action Team we campaigned on this important issue on behalf of Ashburton residents and we are delighted that, as councillors, we have been able to deliver on another of our local campaign promises for the ward.”

If you would like further information on this matter please contact Stephen on stephen.mann@croydon.gov.uk

Addiscombe Councillors, who represents the residents of the Morland Road area, which have now lost the use of these two bus routes, are now pressing for an improved 197 bus route, with a more reliable and frequent timetable. We have made our concerns known to both Croydon Council and Transport for London (TFL). Please let us know if you have any concerns on Addiscombe@CroydonLabour.org.uk.

TFL consults on new Tram Town Centre Loop but not on changes to buses

Croydon Tramlink is a success. Passenger numbers have grown from 20 million trips per year in 2000 to around 30 million a year now, and are predicted to reach 56 million by 2031. Transport for London (TFL) have identified the current Town Centre set-up as a major bottleneck to this … Continue reading

New Primary School at Davidson Centre approved by Planning Committee on 14th June 2012

On June 14th Croydon Planning Committee approved the use of Davidson Centre as a 4-form entry Primary School. Local Addiscombe Councillor, Sean Fitzsimons, opposed the plans on the basis that a 4-form entry, which would result in over 800 children being taught at the school, on the basis that this … Continue reading

Have your say on Davidson Centre becoming Croydon’s 2nd largest Primary School

Croydon Council wants to turn the Davidson Centre in Davidson Road into Croydon’s second largest primary school with over 800 pupils within a few years, with the first intake of 120 pupils this September. Croydon Council has submitted a planning application and as local councillors, we want to hear your … Continue reading

What has Boris done to help Addiscombe?

Election day for the Mayor of London is nearly on us and it is worth reflecting on what Boris has done for Addiscombe and East Croydon since being elected in 2008. Policing: The number of police and PCSO serving Addiscombe Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) is less today than it was … Continue reading