The new Local Plan: briefing note on how the new plan relates to Addiscombe

This section covers the sites and issues that relate to the Addiscombe and to the part of the Town Centre (Croydon Opportunity Area) that overlap around East Croydon Station. Cllr Sean Fitzsimons comments in italic. Consultation Periods for comments: 6th Nov to 18 Dec 2015. Length set be planning law. … Continue reading

Battle over Menta’s Skyscraper not over, Boris Johnson still to decide

The battle over Menta’s 55 storey skyscraper is not lost, and now the Mayor of London will have to decide to support this scheme or not. Local residents can now make their feelings and comments known to Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, about Croydon Council’s decision to approve Menta’s 55 … Continue reading

Planning Meeting on Menta’s 55 Storey Skyscraper on 21st July 2011

Over 600 local residents have objected to Menta’s planning application to build its 55-storey Skyscraper on Cherry Orchard Road. Local Labour Councillors Sean Fitzsimons, Mark Watson and Patricia Hay-Justice have supported the local resident’s campaign against this overwhelming monstrosity of a building, that will overshadow local residents who live in … Continue reading

Conservatives Privatises Croydon Care Homes including Fellowes Court, Addiscombe

On Wednesday 11th May 20011 Conservative Councillors on Croydon’s Scrutiny Committee refused to refer back the Croydon Council Cabinet’s decision to privatise delivery of care services to elderly residents at a number of Croydon Care Homes, including Fellowes Court, Morland Road , Addiscombe,  and endorsed the privatising of this service … Continue reading

Croydon Council to cut all funding from Sir Philip Game Centre

Following the 24th January 2011 Croydon Council Cabinet’s meeting decision to cut all the £28K funding Sir Philip Game Centre and £10K funding from the Addiscombe Boys and Girls Club, the matter was referred to the Scrutiny & Overview Committee to review. To help ease the cut the Croydon Council … 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

Proposed changes to local parking

The conservative council are proposing changes to local parking which will significantly impact many Addiscombe residents. It is proposed that all the outer central Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs), which currently operate from 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday, will be brought in line with the restrictions currently in place in the Central Zone. This will mean that all CPZ hours in Addiscombe will be 8am to Midnight Monday to Sunday, including Bank Holidays.

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