AFTER EIGHT YEAR BATTLE: CHURCH FINALLY SET TO SELL CINEMA BUILDING?

AFTER EIGHT YEAR BATTLE: CHURCH FINALLY SET TO SELL CINEMA BUILDING? Kingsway International Christian Centre are finally set to sell the cinema building at 25 Church Road after an eight-year battle. A small notice on one of the doors of the cinema building, which KICC bought in a secret deal in June 2009, says the … Continue reading AFTER EIGHT YEAR BATTLE: CHURCH FINALLY SET TO SELL CINEMA BUILDING?

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GOOD NEWS: THE FOOD MARKET'S BACK! BAD NEWS: THEY'VE BEEN HACKED – DON'T OPEN THAT INVOICE – IT AIN'T FROM THEM! / KICC NEW YEARS EVE EVENT

KICC NEW YEARS EVE EVENT KICC held an 'Overtake Watchnight' service in the cinema building at 25 Church Road on New Year's Eve. Posters advertising the event featured three psalmists and a choir. Bromley council have been asked for a comment on the event but have yet to respond. THAMES WATER... ...say the water pipe … Continue reading GOOD NEWS: THE FOOD MARKET'S BACK! BAD NEWS: THEY'VE BEEN HACKED – DON'T OPEN THAT INVOICE – IT AIN'T FROM THEM! / KICC NEW YEARS EVE EVENT

CLOSED CINEMA BUILDING NOMINATED FOR TIME OUT CULTURE AWARD

CLOSED CINEMA BUILDING NOMINATED FOR TIME OUT CULTURE AWARD   The cinema building at 25 Church Road - hardly used and rarely ever showing any films - has been nominated for a Time Out London award.   The nomination for 'The Open Door' comes in the 'Local Culture' category for Crystal Palace, Anerley and Penge … Continue reading CLOSED CINEMA BUILDING NOMINATED FOR TIME OUT CULTURE AWARD

PADDINGTON, BASIL FAWLTY AND OPERA – ALL AT 25 CHURCH ROAD (but it will cost £3,500 to hire the main hall for the day)

PADDINGTON, BASIL FAWLTY AND OPERA - ALL AT 25 CHURCH ROAD (but it will cost £3,500 to hire the main hall for the day)   A SCREENING of the children's film Paddington is set to take place in the cinema building at 25 Church Road tomorrow Saturday (16th). The film will (almost certainly) be the … Continue reading PADDINGTON, BASIL FAWLTY AND OPERA – ALL AT 25 CHURCH ROAD (but it will cost £3,500 to hire the main hall for the day)

CHURCH PLANS FOR CINEMA BUILDING THROWN OUT – AGAIN “If you put lipstick on a pig it’s still a pig” – councillor

CHURCH PLANS FOR CINEMA BUILDING THROWN OUT - AGAIN "If you put lipstick on a pig it's still a pig" - councillor EXCLUSIVE KICC's latest plans for the former Granada cinema building at 25 Church Road were thrown out by a Bromley council plans sub committee tonight (Thursday). Councillors voted to refuse change of use … Continue reading CHURCH PLANS FOR CINEMA BUILDING THROWN OUT – AGAIN “If you put lipstick on a pig it’s still a pig” – councillor

CHURCH PLANS FOR CINEMA BUILDING THROWN OUT – AGAIN “If you put lipstick on a pig it’s still a pig” – councillor

CHURCH PLANS FOR CINEMA BUILDING THROWN OUT - AGAIN "If you put lipstick on a pig it's still a pig" - councillor EXCLUSIVE KICC's latest plans for the former Granada cinema building at 25 Church Road were thrown out by a Bromley council plans sub committee tonight (Thursday). Councillors voted to refuse change of use … Continue reading CHURCH PLANS FOR CINEMA BUILDING THROWN OUT – AGAIN “If you put lipstick on a pig it’s still a pig” – councillor

‘CINEMA BUILDING COULD JUST BECOME A CHURCH’

'CINEMA BUILDING COULD JUST BECOME A CHURCH' The former Granada cinema building in Church Road, Crystal Palace could end up as just a church if an application to turn the building into a church with mixed community use is approved. The stark warning comes in an officers' report to Bromley council's plans sub-committee number four … Continue reading ‘CINEMA BUILDING COULD JUST BECOME A CHURCH’

“NO CINEMA USE FOR MORE THAN 45 YEARS” – KICC

"NO CINEMA USE FOR MORE THAN 45 YEARS" - KICC   A cinema use has not occurred at 25 Church Road for more than 45 years. "It is in this context that any objection on the basis of a loss of a leisure/entertainment use should be set" say KICC in their submission in support of their … Continue reading “NO CINEMA USE FOR MORE THAN 45 YEARS” – KICC

“OVERWHELMING DEMAND FOR CINEMA”

"OVERWHELMING DEMAND FOR CINEMA" There is an "overwhelming demand" for a cinema in Crystal Palace, say the Crystal Palace Triangle Planning Group in its objections to KICC's plans. "Planning policy clearly indicates that the loss of community facilities will not be allowed unless it can be demonstrated there is no longer a need for them. … Continue reading “OVERWHELMING DEMAND FOR CINEMA”

KICC CAR PARKING SURVEY ‘FUNDAMENTALLY FLAWED’

KICC CAR PARKING SURVEY 'FUNDAMENTALLY FLAWED' The car parking survey submitted in support of KICC's application is fundamentally flawed in a number of material areas, says the council officers report. No assessment has been made of the impact of the proposal at times when events are held in Crystal Palace park. These events can attract … Continue reading KICC CAR PARKING SURVEY ‘FUNDAMENTALLY FLAWED’