BEDWARDINE ROAD INCIDENT – TEENAGER STABBED

A teenager was stabbed in an incident on Bedwardine Road - which runs between Harold Road and Haynes Lane - on Saturday (7th). A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 17:21hrs on Saturday, 7 December to reports of a fight on Bedwardine Road, SE19. "Officers attended and found … Continue reading BEDWARDINE ROAD INCIDENT – TEENAGER STABBED

BRICK BY BRICK? NO THANKS – MORE LIKE ‘ENOUGH IS ENOUGH’

Here's news of the latest monstrosity that the 100-per-cent Croydon council-owned Brick by Brick are planning to inflict on the Crystal Palace community: a 13-storey tower block which the developers want to put next to Westow park, which stands between Church Road and Bedwardine Road, alongside the two existing 11-storey blocks. It's chances of getting … Continue reading BRICK BY BRICK? NO THANKS – MORE LIKE ‘ENOUGH IS ENOUGH’

“WE NEED TO MOVE AWAY FROM OUR LOVE AFFAIR WITH CARS” SAYS COUNCILLOR AS BEDWARDINE ROAD PLANS GET GO-AHEAD – Move to defer application because of lack of parking fails as yet another Brick by Brick application is approved

Plans to demolish three sets of garages on Bedwardine Road and replace them with housing have been given the go-ahead by a Croydon planning committee. A move by Conservative opposition councillors to defer the application, partly because of the lack of on-site parking, failed after committee vice chairman Cllr Paul Scott (Lab, Woodside) said the … Continue reading “WE NEED TO MOVE AWAY FROM OUR LOVE AFFAIR WITH CARS” SAYS COUNCILLOR AS BEDWARDINE ROAD PLANS GET GO-AHEAD – Move to defer application because of lack of parking fails as yet another Brick by Brick application is approved

‘NEANDERTHAL’ HOUSING PLANS GET GO-AHEAD Yet another Brick by Brick application approved

Croydon Labour councillors have kept up their 100 per cent record by approving yet another Brick by Brick application - despite objections from residents. They have given the go-ahead to plans to demolish three sets of garages on Bedwardine Road which back onto Westow park and replace them with housing. Cath Day, on behalf of … Continue reading ‘NEANDERTHAL’ HOUSING PLANS GET GO-AHEAD Yet another Brick by Brick application approved

BEDWARDINE ROAD HOUSING PLANS SET TO GET GO-AHEAD (even though ward councillors are unable to be there to object)

Controversial plans to build three blocks of flats in Bedwardine Road are set to be discussed by a Croydon council planning committee on Thursday - even though the area's three ward councillors are unable to attend and give their views on the application.    A report to the committee says all units are proposed for private … Continue reading BEDWARDINE ROAD HOUSING PLANS SET TO GET GO-AHEAD (even though ward councillors are unable to be there to object)

BEDWARDINE ROAD DEVELOPMENT PLANS SUBMITTED – “No policy requirement for Brick by Brick to provide affordable housing”

Three planning applications for sites in Bedwardine Road have been submitted by Brick by Brick (which is 100 per cent owned by Croydon council) to Croydon council for their approval – or otherwise. But NO Brick by Brick application has, so far, ever been rejected by any Croydon council planning committee The revised plans show … Continue reading BEDWARDINE ROAD DEVELOPMENT PLANS SUBMITTED – “No policy requirement for Brick by Brick to provide affordable housing”

LABOUR COUNCILLOR CRITICISES BRICK BY BRICK

Veteran Labour councillor Pat Ryan has criticised his own council's Brick by Brick housing scheme. He says two of the developments in Upper Norwood which Croydon council planning committees approved for the council's own company - at Ravensdale Gardens and Auckland Rise - have left a lot to be desired. "I wasn't at all impressed. … Continue reading LABOUR COUNCILLOR CRITICISES BRICK BY BRICK

BEDWARDINE ROAD FLATS PLANS: BRICK BY BRICK HOLD SECOND ‘CONSULTATION’ THIS THURSDAY

Croydon council's property arm Brick by Brick are holding a second 'consultation' over their controversial plans to build three blocks of flats on Bedwardine Road this Thursday (6th September) from 4pm to 8pm in Upper Norwood library hub, Westow Hill. One resident told News From Crystal Palace: "The likelihood is the plans will be no … Continue reading BEDWARDINE ROAD FLATS PLANS: BRICK BY BRICK HOLD SECOND ‘CONSULTATION’ THIS THURSDAY

PLANS TO BUILD BLOCKS OF FLATS JUST OFF TRIANGLE

Plans for 'plot C' at the top of Bedwardine Road (from Brick by Brick website) Brick by Brick, the development company owned by Croydon council, are planning to build three blocks of flats just off the Crystal Palace Triangle. And they are certain to get planning permission for all three developments on Bedwardine Road - … Continue reading PLANS TO BUILD BLOCKS OF FLATS JUST OFF TRIANGLE

LAUNCH OF NORWOOD SOCIETY’S ‘MYHOUSEMYSTREET’ PROJECT THIS SUNDAY / BICYCLE THIEVES ON THE TRIANGLE / FOOD MARKET / LAUNCH OF LAMBETH DEMOCRACY / ORDINARY PEOPLE AT CROW / LAMBETH LIBRARIES EVENTS

LAUNCH OF NORWOOD SOCIETY'S 'MYHOUSEMYSTREET' PROJECT THIS SUNDAY The Norwood Society are holding the first meeting of their 'MyHouseMyStreet' project upstairs in the Upper Norwood library this Sunday from 2pm to 4pm. They are working with volunteers to launch the project in the Harold Road Conservation area of Upper Norwood to include Essex Grove, Rockmount … Continue reading LAUNCH OF NORWOOD SOCIETY’S ‘MYHOUSEMYSTREET’ PROJECT THIS SUNDAY / BICYCLE THIEVES ON THE TRIANGLE / FOOD MARKET / LAUNCH OF LAMBETH DEMOCRACY / ORDINARY PEOPLE AT CROW / LAMBETH LIBRARIES EVENTS