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

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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

BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS QUEENS HOTEL : ONE – 

MAYOR OF LONDON'S VIEWS An officers report to tonight’s meeting says the case was further considered by the London Mayor who said that while he was content to allow Croydon council to determine the application itself (following on from the planning committee resolution) the officers’ report highlighted a number of issues and concerns that remain … Continue reading BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS QUEENS HOTEL : ONE – 

QUEENS HOTEL BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS QUEENS HOTEL: TWO  AREAS OF OBJECTION – AND AREAS OF SUPPORT

The officers report to tonight's meeting lists a whole string of areas of objection - and areas of support: AREAS OF OBJECTION Principle of Use  No justification for scale of extension and increase in capacity. Sequential test· should include Croydon town centre. A hotel of this size should be located away from areas where public … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS QUEENS HOTEL: TWO  AREAS OF OBJECTION – AND AREAS OF SUPPORT

BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS QUEENS HOTEL : THREE – “LARGER IS NOT BETTER”…”SITUATION WILL MAKE ON-STREET CAR PARKING IN AREA WORSE”

The officers report gives the views of statutory consultees - and local councillors - on the proposals: North Croydon Conservation Area Advisory Panel (Consultee) Compared to the previous refused scheme, the reduction in mass is negligible  The immediate area is characterised by domestic scale of development and the· proposed additions would exacerbate the already over-dominant … Continue reading BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS QUEENS HOTEL : THREE – “LARGER IS NOT BETTER”…”SITUATION WILL MAKE ON-STREET CAR PARKING IN AREA WORSE”

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

MP STEVE REED OBJECTS TO QUEENS HOTEL REDEVELOPMENT PLANS – “Bigger than Park Lane Hilton”

MP STEVE REED OBJECTS TO QUEENS HOTEL REDEVELOPMENT PLANS - "Bigger than Park Lane Hilton" Croydon North MP Steve Reed has joined the growing numbers of those objecting to the proposed redevelopment at the Queens hotel, Church Road, Crystal Palace. Mr Reed, in whose constituency the hotel stands, says redevelopment of the hotel in principle … Continue reading MP STEVE REED OBJECTS TO QUEENS HOTEL REDEVELOPMENT PLANS – “Bigger than Park Lane Hilton”

RESIDENTS CONDEMN QUEENS HOTEL EXTENSION PLANS / GLA MEMBER VOICES OBJECTIONS / BEST WESTERN HOTELS CONFIRM INTEREST IN QUEENS

RESIDENTS CONDEMN QUEENS HOTEL EXTENSION PLANS / GLA MEMBER VOICES OBJECTIONS / BEST WESTERN HOTELS CONFIRM INTEREST IN QUEENS Residents opposing the proposed extensions to the Queens hotel on Church Road have issued a blistering condemnation of the plans, saying: expected vehicle movements to and from the site are understated; the amount of car parking … Continue reading RESIDENTS CONDEMN QUEENS HOTEL EXTENSION PLANS / GLA MEMBER VOICES OBJECTIONS / BEST WESTERN HOTELS CONFIRM INTEREST IN QUEENS