Demolition of Cherry Orchard Gardens restart (dangerously)

In April Menta’s contractors were forced to stop demolishing Cherry Orchard Gardens as they had not got permission from Croydon Council. This left two of the four blocks standing, with the site looking a real eyesore for local residents and businesses. Today, Monday 9th May 2011 demolition works have restarted. … 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

Menta to demolish Cherry Orchard Gardens and Amy Johnson House

Last week Menta has released a press release stating that its intends to demolish the two buildings it owns on Cherry Orchard Road, Amy Johnson House, an old office block, and the Council Homes at Cherry Orchard Gardens. “Press release from Menta: issued 28th February 2011 , Demolition at Cherry … Continue reading

Local MP thinks East Croydon Station has only one entrance when it has two

Latest intouch leaflet from Gavin Barwell MP has a short story within it that local councillors are opposing a second entrance to East Croydon Station, calling it bizarre. The only bizarre thing about this is the MP doesn’t seem to know that there are already 2 entrances to East Croydon … Continue reading

£6 million East Croydon Station Bridge funding decision called-in by Addiscombe Councillors

Addiscombe Labour Councillors have called-in Monday’s Croydon Cabinet decision to fund £6 million of Network Rail’s £20 million programme to improve East Croydon Station on the grounds that it fails to deliver an entrance from Cherry Orchard or deliver the promised A to B route from Cherry Orchard Road to … Continue reading

Croydon Council agrees to spend £6 million on new passenger bridge at East Croydon Station

At the Croydon Council Cabinet Meeting tonight, the Council agreed to spend £6million to help fund Network Rail plans to build a new pedestrian bridge from Cherry Orchard Road over to Lansdowne Road. see council report for details. The paper states that the cost of the scheme will cost £20 … 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

Menta announces Neighbourhood Consultation Event On Saurday 17th July at 10am – 1pm United Reformed Church, Addiscombe Grove

[googleMap name=”United Reformed Church” width=”200″ height=”200″]Addiscombe Grove[/googleMap]Menta announces a second consultation event for Saturday 17th July 2010.  It states that this is the first in a series of opportunities for local people to feed in their views. Menta state that they are going to submit their planning application later this … Continue reading