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

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

East Croydon Parcel Office update

Addiscombe Labour Councillors vow to continue campaign to make Royal Mail provide a parcel collection office in Croydon Town Centre. At December’s Croydon Council planning committee, members supported the recommendations from Council Planning Officers to approve Royal Mail’s plan to build a 25 Storey Skyscraper, containing over 200 flats. This … 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 Applications in the East India Conservation Area

Over the last few months we have seen a number of new planning applications for old garage, back garden and warehouse sites in this conservation area. All these are for applications to provide more residential accommodation and all seems to be of a high density with limited amenity space provided … Continue reading