SOUTHWARK AND FIVE OTHER LONDON BOROUGHS NAME ROGUE LANDLORDS AND AGENTS FOR NEW GLA ‘CHECKER’….

Southwark council are one of the first six London councils to have named and shamed rogue landlords and agents, for City Hall’s new landlord and agent checker, which launched this week. The GLA’s Checker makes publicly available a list of private landlords and agents who have been successfully prosecuted by local authorities for jeopardising private … Continue reading SOUTHWARK AND FIVE OTHER LONDON BOROUGHS NAME ROGUE LANDLORDS AND AGENTS FOR NEW GLA ‘CHECKER’….

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…….AS LANDLORD IS JAILED FOR FAILING TO PAY CONFISCATION ORDER

A landlord who mislead tenants and rented out an illegally converted property, has been jailed for 155 days, having failed to pay a confiscation order that looked to recover his criminal gains, generated from renting two illegal flats. The landlord was prosecuted by Southwark council at Croydon magistrates court in April 2015, for breaching a … Continue reading …….AS LANDLORD IS JAILED FOR FAILING TO PAY CONFISCATION ORDER

COUPLE FAILED TO DEMOLISH BLOCK OF FLATS THAT DID NOT COMPLY WITH PLANNING PERMISSION FACE CONFISCATION PROCEEDINGS

A husband and wife who jointly own a block of flats in Waddon have been found guilty of failing to comply with a council enforcement notice ordering that the block be demolished. The husband was found guilty, at Croydon crown court earlier this month of non-compliance with an enforcement notice. His wife had earlier been … Continue reading COUPLE FAILED TO DEMOLISH BLOCK OF FLATS THAT DID NOT COMPLY WITH PLANNING PERMISSION FACE CONFISCATION PROCEEDINGS

LANDLORD WHO RENTED OUT ILLEGALLY CONVERTED PROPERTY JAILED AFTER FAILING TO PAY CONFISCATION ORDER  

A landlord who misled tenants and rented out an illegally converted property, has been jailed for 155 days, having failed to pay a confiscation order that looked to recover his criminal gains, generated from renting two illegal flats. The man from Stoke Newington, was prosecuted by Southwark council at Croydon magistrates court in April 2015, … Continue reading LANDLORD WHO RENTED OUT ILLEGALLY CONVERTED PROPERTY JAILED AFTER FAILING TO PAY CONFISCATION ORDER  

ESTATE AGENTS SHOP WINDOW ON THE iMOVE AFTER CAR PLOUGHS INTO IT

Estate agents iMove lost almost their entire Church Road shopfront early on Monday morning after a car ploughed into it. All the shop's windows were smashed with one lying on the pavement after the accident. The agents, whose shop is on the corner of Milestone Road, have since put a notice up which says: "WHOOPS! … Continue reading ESTATE AGENTS SHOP WINDOW ON THE iMOVE AFTER CAR PLOUGHS INTO IT

QUEENS HOTEL PLANS THROWN OUT

QUEENS HOTEL PLANS THROWN OUT Plans to redevelop much of the Queens hotel on Church Road, Crystal Palace were thrown out by a Croydon council planning committee last night (Thursday). Officers had recommended approval of revised plans for the historic building but the application was refused on a majority vote. Fitzroy Wakefield Action Group told … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL PLANS THROWN OUT

QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET THE GO-AHEAD

QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET THE GO-AHEAD   Revised plans for the historic Queens hotel on Church Road are set to get the go-ahead at a Croydon council planning committee meeting tomorrow night (Thursday). An officers report to the committee recommends permission for the plans which include demolition of existing buildings to the centre … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET THE GO-AHEAD

QUEENS HOTEL – PROPOSAL WOULD MEAN 196 EXTRA ROOMS

QUEENS HOTEL - PROPOSAL WOULD MEAN 196 EXTRA ROOMS Other points from the report: Objections include: Townscape Three times above the density guide recommended for a comparable residential scheme Recladding must be fireproof Neighbour amenity Overshadowing and loss of daylight / Noise and disturbance / Diminish the ambience of the Regency Garden / Visual intrusion; … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL – PROPOSAL WOULD MEAN 196 EXTRA ROOMS

THREAT TO STAMBOURNE WOODS AND BEAULIEU HEIGHTS – But you only have until tonight (Tuesday) to object.

THREAT TO STAMBOURNE WOODS AND BEAULIEU HEIGHTS - But you only have until tonight (Tuesday) to object. Stambourne Woods and Beaulieu Heights are among almost 90 green open spaces across the borough of Croydon which could be under threat, say campaigners - and at least one council officer. The list also includes Upper Norwood recreation … Continue reading THREAT TO STAMBOURNE WOODS AND BEAULIEU HEIGHTS – But you only have until tonight (Tuesday) to object.

“COUNCIL SHOULD PAY RENT FOR LIBRARY GYM IF GREENWICH LEISURE DON’T” SAY LABOUR-DOMINATED GROUP (and there’s no planning permission to let business users back in)

Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten tweeted: Election countdown wk 30 & we meet Winsome. Her family used @CarnegieLib for 10 yrs; her grandson Marc (8) got his 1st library card there. Winsome says "Carnegie Library means special times with my daughter and grandson". A librarian helped Marc join the library. Winsome's family miss their library visits and … Continue reading “COUNCIL SHOULD PAY RENT FOR LIBRARY GYM IF GREENWICH LEISURE DON’T” SAY LABOUR-DOMINATED GROUP (and there’s no planning permission to let business users back in)