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

Community Ward Budgets: We need your ideas to help make Addiscombe a better place

Croydon Council has provided each local councillor with a budget of £2,000 to spend each year on projects that matter most to the residents of their ward. As Addiscombe has 3 local councillors this means we have £6,000 to allocate before the end of March 2016. Strict procedures have been … Continue reading

Ed Balls meet business owners on Lower Addiscombe Road

The importance of Croydon Central as a key marginal for Labour was underlined by the visit to Addiscombe by the Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls. On Bank Holiday Monday, Ed took time out from his campaign, to help elect Sarah Jones as MP for Croydon Central, to spend time talking to … Continue reading

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

Royal Mail gives notice of closure of East Croydon Parcel Collection Office

Royal Mail has given 5 days notice that the East Croydon Parcel Collection Office will relocate on Monday 24th March 2014 and move to their new office at Factory Lane. Royal Mail has sent a letter out to all residents of CR0, CR2, CR7 and CR7 postcodes telling them the … Continue reading

Residents vote against Council’s proposals to withdraw funding from Neighbourhood Partnerships

At Wednesday’s meeting of the Addiscombe, Ashburton and Woodside Neighbourhood Partnership residents voted overwhelmingly to reject Croydon Council’s proposals to withdraw funding and staff support from the Neighbourhood Partnership. Cllr Vidhi Mohan, the Conservative cabinet member responsible for the decision, attended the meeting to explain why they were proposing these … Continue reading

Croydon Council Strategic Planning Comittee hosts Menta’s pre-planning application review at July 8th Meeting

Out of the blue comes the agenda for 8th July 2010 Croydon Council Strategic Planning Committee on whose agenda is a pre-application submission by Menta for its Cherry Orchard Road Planning Application. The justification for this is stated in 1.1 of the committee report: “This proposed development is being reported … Continue reading