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 https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XY5KQYY As part of this … Continue reading

Councillor Fitzsimons & Hay-Justice submit petitions with over 500 names to Croydon Council Planning Department

Last Friday Addiscombe Councillors* Sean Fitzsimons and Patricia Hay-Justice submitted petitions with over 500 local residents names to Croydon’s Planning Department objecting to Royal Mail’s planning application for East Croydon Sorting Centre and Parcel Collection Office . Councillor Sean Fitzsimons said “the response of local people has been fantastic. Residents … Continue reading

Town Hall Conservatives support Menta’s 55 storey Skyscraper against wishes of local residents

The Strategic Planning meeting m Thursday 21st July  last night and voted 6 to 5 in favour of a 55 story residential skyscraper that will cast a shadow over half the ward and blight the lives of hundreds of residents. All 6 Tory Councillors voted in favour of the scheme … 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

Details from Menta of their proposals for Cherry Orchard Road

Below is a copy of the press release from Quatro Public Relations on behalf of Menta. Full details of the application can be found on Croydon Council planning pages. Planning application number 11/00981/P Press release on Behalf of Menta: 4th April 2011 Planning application for Cherry Orchard Road submitted by … 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

Stanhope’s pre-application plan for East Croydon Gateway Site

Details of Stanhope’s proposals for the Gateway site at East Croydon are to be looked at by the Council’s strategic planning committee on 30th September 2010. The papers states the proposal is for The proposal is for: •   Approximately 500 residential units; •   Approximately 100,000m2 commercial / office space; •   … Continue reading