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

A New World-Class Railway Station for East Croydon?

On 28th Sept 2015 Croydon’s Streets and Environment Scrutiny Committee recommended to Croydon Council that it should support Network Rail’s proposals to improve East Croydon Station by installing two extra platforms and two new tracks up to Selhurst, to help improve the flow of trains through Croydon and increase the … Continue reading

Sign the petition to move Central Croydon stations to zone 4

Addiscombe Councillors have thrown their support behind the campaign launched by Sarah Jones, candidate for Croydon Central, and Steve Reed, MP for Croydon North, to get East, West, and South Croydon Stations moved from Zone 5 to Zone 4. Over the last few years a number of stations in London, … 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

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

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

Local MP thinks East Croydon Station has only one entrance when it has two

Latest intouch leaflet from Gavin Barwell MP has a short story within it that local councillors are opposing a second entrance to East Croydon Station, calling it bizarre. The only bizarre thing about this is the MP doesn’t seem to know that there are already 2 entrances to East Croydon … Continue reading

Croydon travellers suffers massive Daily Travelcard Fares Increases

From Jan 1st 2011 TFL Fares increases across London will increase by an average of 6.8% but Outer London travellers who buy one day travelcards will see increases of up to 66%. Addiscombe and East Croydon residents will be amongst those most impacted upon. The Mayor Boris Johnson, has reduced … Continue reading