Planned Central Hill development “would stick out like a sore thumb” on ridge say Norwood Society

The part five-storey, part seven-storey building planned on the corner of Central Hill and Roman Rise would "stick out like a sore thumb" say the Norwood Society. The distinctive design of the Central Hill estate is one of low rise using the slope of the hillside.  This proposal is of a large bulky building up … Continue reading Planned Central Hill development “would stick out like a sore thumb” on ridge say Norwood Society

MORE THAN 150 PEOPLE SIGN PETITION TO GET 410 BUS BACK ON TO AUCKLAND ROAD “Replace planters with a gate…”

More than 150 people have signed a petition on change.org calling for a 'bus gate' to be installed on Auckland Road - to get the 410 route back onto it. The petition, started by Marcus Boyle to Croydon Cllr Stephen Mann (Lab, Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood ward) reads as follows: Replace the planters on Auckland … Continue reading MORE THAN 150 PEOPLE SIGN PETITION TO GET 410 BUS BACK ON TO AUCKLAND ROAD “Replace planters with a gate…”

New ‘school streets’ planned

Even more pupils are set to have safer and healthier journeys to school when 10 further Schools Streets are introduced in September, taking the total in the borough to 21, say Croydon council. Among the latest to get 'School Streets' are St Joseph’s Catholic junior school, Woodend, Upper Norwood; and Oasis academy Reylands, Oakley Road … Continue reading New ‘school streets’ planned

Crown Point flats plan gathers support – from people in Harrietsham and Wembley – as the Norwood Society voice objections

An application to build flats and two town houses on a site at Crown Point is attracting lots of support - from people living in OTHER parts of the country. Support has come from people in  Harrietsham near Maidstone; from Wembley and from Rickmansworth. Other letters / emails of support have come from Edmonton; Edgware: … Continue reading Crown Point flats plan gathers support – from people in Harrietsham and Wembley – as the Norwood Society voice objections

Southwark warning on unlicensed parties in parks and open spaces – and a request to please take your litter home if you are using them

Southwark Council@lb_southwark We'll take the appropriate action when anyone is found to be organising unlicensed parties in our parks and open spaces. If you think someone is acting illegally, please call the police on 101 – or in an emergency 999 - and help keep our parks safe this summer Southwark Council@lb_southwark We're doing our … Continue reading Southwark warning on unlicensed parties in parks and open spaces – and a request to please take your litter home if you are using them

INDEPENDENCE DAY! – Collectors market re-opens tomorrow…and there’s myrtle salami on the food market menu….and….

Saturday 4th July 10am-3pm Lots going on in the courtyard this week Capo Caccia is back, next to Hook and Son in the courtyard. Haynes Lane collectors’ market will be open again this Saturday under new management.  Trading hours Fri-Sun 11-5 Alan’s Antiques is also back with items displayed outside and a ‘one out, one in’ shop … Continue reading INDEPENDENCE DAY! – Collectors market re-opens tomorrow…and there’s myrtle salami on the food market menu….and….

Clocktower market in South Norwood returns tomorrow (Saturday)

From PPR (People for Portland Road): The Clocktower Market Returns to South Norwood We are delighted to hear that the Clocktower Market returns to South Norwood this Saturday 4 July from 10 AM. Find the market in Station Road, near Norwood Junction Station. From the organisers' Facebook page: "The ClockTower Market will be back on … Continue reading Clocktower market in South Norwood returns tomorrow (Saturday)

Take your litter home please as playgrounds in Bromley’s parks re-open…anger on social media as rubbish piles up…

Please take your litter home with you - that's the request from a senior Bromley councillor as playgrounds in the borough's parks open tomorrow. Cllr William Huntington-Thresher, Bromley's executive councillor for environment and community services, says he is "increasingly concerned by the amount of litter that some people seemingly think it is perfectly acceptable to … Continue reading Take your litter home please as playgrounds in Bromley’s parks re-open…anger on social media as rubbish piles up…

…and social media anger over rubbish at South Norwood Lakes too….

From Crystal Palace Local Facebook: Three strangers just came together on the playing fields by South Norwood Lake this lunch time, to spend an hour cleaning up the mess that a party left last night. We filled these four clear bin bags with rubbish left over in the field from the party. By the back … Continue reading …and social media anger over rubbish at South Norwood Lakes too….

Cost of rebuilding six Lambeth estates: ONE BILLION POUNDS

The cost of rebuilding the six estates Lambeth council want to demolish across the borough as part of their highly controversial 'Homes for Lambeth' regeneration schemes is a staggering ONE BILLION POUNDS. The price, revealed in the small print of a council committee report, does not appear to include the costs of demolishing those six … Continue reading Cost of rebuilding six Lambeth estates: ONE BILLION POUNDS