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 As part of this … Continue reading

Street Lights Installation Programme to complete in the Addiscombe Ward by end of May 2015

Since May 2014, a number of residents have complained about the lack of progress over the installation of the new street lights. Installation works started on some streets in Addiscombe in late 2013, but effectively ground to a halt a few months later. One of the reasons for this delay, … 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

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 Councillor to be new Mayor of Croydon from May 2015

At the Council Meeting on the 26th January 2015, it was announced that local Addiscombe Councillor, Cllr Patricia Hay-Justice will be the new Mayor of Croydon for the 2015/16 municipal year, starting 20th May 2015. Patricia, who has been an Addiscombe Councillor since 2010, has been the Deputy Mayor this … Continue reading