QUEENS HOTEL SENSATION –  PLANS THROWN OUT FOR SECOND TIME

Controversial plans for the historic Queen's hotel on Church Road, Crystal Palace were thrown out by a Croydon council planning committee last night (Thursday) for a SECOND time- despite officers recommending them for approval. Opposition to the revised plans came from local residents and traders; Greater London Authority members on both sides of the political … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL SENSATION –  PLANS THROWN OUT FOR SECOND TIME

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QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET GO-AHEAD: MARKET RESEARCHERS TARGET TRIANGLE SHOPS AS OTHER TRADERS SIGN PROTEST LETTER

The above letter has been handed to traders in the Croydon part of the Triangle by market researchers to sign and send to Croydon council's planning department in support of plans for the Queen's hotel, Church Road, Crystal Palace which are being considered by a Croydon council planning committee meeting tonight (Thursday)  The officers report … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET GO-AHEAD: MARKET RESEARCHERS TARGET TRIANGLE SHOPS AS OTHER TRADERS SIGN PROTEST LETTER

QUEEN’S HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET GO-AHEAD DESPITE PROTESTS “Proposed basement excavation is not viable to construct and could be a ‘stalking horse’ to gain consent for a follow up application” – councillors

Major plans for the historic Queens hotel, Crystal Palace are set to get the go-ahead at a Croydon council planning committee meeting tonight (Thursday). The application by Queens Crystal Palace Euro Hotel (Jersey) Ltd is for: The (slightly revised) plans involve the demolition of existing buildings to the centre and rear of the site and … Continue reading QUEEN’S HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET GO-AHEAD DESPITE PROTESTS “Proposed basement excavation is not viable to construct and could be a ‘stalking horse’ to gain consent for a follow up application” – councillors

LAMBETHWATCH: DEFEND THE SPAM – PART TWO

Last week News From Crystal Palace highlighted how we  emailed two Lambeth council press officers and a Lambeth cabinet member asking for any comment on a report done by Defend the Ten on Waterloo library. All three pinged back as being possible 'spam'. News From Crystal Palace sent them again - having removed the words 'Defend … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: DEFEND THE SPAM – PART TWO

LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW: NO HI VIZ JACKETS, PERFUME BOTTLES, FLAGS, GLASS BOTTLES – LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW’S (VERY LONG) LIST OF WHAT’S BANNED FROM THIS YEAR’S EVENT

A huge list of what you CANNOT take into this year's Lambeth Country Show being held at Brockwell Park, Herne Hill next month includes hi viz jackets, perfume bottles and flags. There will also be a new "full perimeter fence" (but NO machine gun watchtowers). The following is taken from an official Lambeth Country Show … Continue reading LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW: NO HI VIZ JACKETS, PERFUME BOTTLES, FLAGS, GLASS BOTTLES – LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW’S (VERY LONG) LIST OF WHAT’S BANNED FROM THIS YEAR’S EVENT

EVENTS: CENTRAL HILL RESIDENT’S EXHIBITION IN CROYDON / CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET / GUIDED WALK FROM VICAR’S OAK AND MUCH, MUCH MORE…..

Chantelle Whitehead, one of our Central Hill residents is putting on a photography exhibition in Croydon this week from Thursday 21st through to Sunday 24th June. Please go along and support if you can. Estate of Mind - Central Hill Photography Exhibition Hosted by Gipsy Hill - Green Party 22 year old Chantelle Whitehead is … Continue reading EVENTS: CENTRAL HILL RESIDENT’S EXHIBITION IN CROYDON / CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET / GUIDED WALK FROM VICAR’S OAK AND MUCH, MUCH MORE…..

CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL: DO YOU WANT SOME MORE??????

Main stage photo © Paul Grace Phew! That was one great Festival with 20,000 of you coming to Crystal Palace Park on Saturday for a huge love-in with Stereo MC's, Polarbear, Rodney P & Skitz and too many more to mention! Just some of the feedback we have received so far – looks like it was a great one … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL: DO YOU WANT SOME MORE??????

YOUNG GIPSY HILL RESIDENT’S THANK YOU LETTER TO POLICE…

Gipsy Hill Police‏ @MPSGipsyHill FollowFollow @MPSGipsyHill More Lovely letter of thanks from a young resident of Gipsy Hill to us after we arranged for a nuisance,untaxed ,abandoned motor vehicle to be removed from their street ....BUT ON A MORE SOBERING NOTE:  Lambeth MPS - Central South Command Retweeted MPS Specials‏Verified account @MPSSpecials  8 knives recovered this evening (Monday) close … Continue reading YOUNG GIPSY HILL RESIDENT’S THANK YOU LETTER TO POLICE…

“LET’S FOCUS MINDS ON TACKLING POOR AIR QUALITY”  by Cllr Claire Holland, Lambeth council’s cabinet member for environment and clean air

"LET'S FOCUS MINDS ON TACKLING POOR AIR QUALITY"  by Cllr Claire Holland, Lambeth council's cabinet member for environment and clean air This week is Lambeth Clean Air Week – a week in which we, as a council, aim to really focus minds on how we can all help improve our air quality. Lambeth has some … Continue reading “LET’S FOCUS MINDS ON TACKLING POOR AIR QUALITY”  by Cllr Claire Holland, Lambeth council’s cabinet member for environment and clean air

SAINSBURY’S CAR PARKS WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY MONDAY JUNE 26th – BUT WORK HAS ALREADY STARTED ON OUTSIDE CAR PARK

Both car parks behind Sainsbury's store on Westow Street, Crystal Palace will be closed on Monday (January 26th)  for "essential" resurfacing works. A notice in the store apologises for any inconvenience. Probably not best to leave the car there Sunday night - Ed. UPDATE FRIDAY MORNING Work has already started resurfacing the outside car park … Continue reading SAINSBURY’S CAR PARKS WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY MONDAY JUNE 26th – BUT WORK HAS ALREADY STARTED ON OUTSIDE CAR PARK