Category Archives: Planning

What can be done to stop the death of this stretch of London Road?

These pictures show the stretch of London Road to the north of the junction with Sumner Road and St James’ Road. Along the east side of the road, many of the shops are empty – not just because of the … Continue reading

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High Street Camp on 25th May and London Road

Are you familiar with camps or ‘un-conferences’? They are growing in popularity, especially among people using online and social media in their work. Un-conferences have no set agenda – any of the delegates can offer a workshop. They are often … Continue reading

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West Croydon Community Forum – first meeting and funding opportunities

There was a good turnout for the first meeting of the West Croydon Community Forum on 1st May at CVA Resource Centre on London Road. Almost 50 people took part – a diverse mix of local residents, community and faith … Continue reading

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West Croydon Community Forum

Do you want to make a difference in West Croydon? If so, you are welcome to attend a meeting of the West Croydon Community Forum, which is being set up as an umbrella organisation for the area. Meeting Date & … Continue reading

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The Croydon General Hospital site

London Road has more than its fair share of boarded up, empty spaces. The largest is the site of the old Croydon General Hospital, which was demolished several years after it closed in 1996. The long line of hoardings is … Continue reading

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Croydon Local Independent Review Panel report published

The report from the Croydon Local Independent Review Panel has just been published (Tuesday 28th February). Click here to access a copy from the Croydon Online website. Some of the findings have already been said before or known for a … Continue reading

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Sumner Gardens housing scheme wins architecture award

Sumner Gardens has won an award from SCALA, the Society of Chief Architects of Local Authority. The Croydon housing scheme, which is on Mitcham Road and Sumner Road, won the Innovation category in the Civic Building of the Year Awards … Continue reading

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