Develop Croydon Conference - 21st November 2017
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August 2017

Tide continues to turn as residential tower application is submitted

A major new residential tower is being proposed in George Street after developers and contractors Tide Construction unveiled plans to build 546 build-to-rent homes near to East Croydon station. The developer has submitted an environmental impact assessment application to Croydon Council which peaking at 44 storeys would, if built, become the tallest modular constructed building...
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Croydon Local Plan moves a stage closer

The Croydon Local Plan, which sets out how the council will provide 32,880 new homes across the borough over the next 20 years, has moved a step closer. Earlier this year, the Secretary of State appointed an independent planning inspector to lead the examination of the plan, which included holding a number of examination hearings...
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Vacuum cleaners introduced to sweep up Croydon’s litter

A council drive to tidy up the borough’s streets this week introduced new specialist vacuum cleaners that collect litter more efficiently. On Monday council contractors doing their daily rounds began using the eight new vacuums to remove litter from streets and pavements in Croydon town centre, Broad Green and Norbury. The vacuums are more efficient...
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Interchange office building in Croydon sold for £71.5m

The recently-refurbished Interchange building in Croydon has been sold to Tristan Capital Partners and CCP5 for £71.5m. The nine-storey former BT offices, home to Siemens, EDF Energy and Vitality Health, was transformed into Grade A office space by CarVal and Canmoor in 2014. Peter Mather, managing director of investments at Tristan Capital Partners, said: “This...
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Brick by Brick shortlisted for five more awards

Brick by Brick, the housebuilding company set up by Croydon Council, has been shortlisted in five separate categories at the Inside Housing Development Awards. Celebrating the very best residential development across the UK from the past year, the awards showcase projects in 13 different categories. Brick by Brick has been announced as finalists in the...
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Revised New Addington Leisure Centre plans go on show

Residents in New Addington and Fieldway are invited to a special event to hear how their comments have helped shape council plans for the new £25m leisure and community centre. Changes have been made to the proposals for the multi-million pound facility to incorporate the public’s feedback on the initial plans, and the council is...
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Double boost as Liberata and BMA switch to refurbished offices

Croydon’s appeal as an office location continues to book the trend with public sector business process operators Liberata and the British Medical Association switching to new premises in the town. Liberata has taken around 7,000 sq ft in the nine-storey Stephenson House a few moments’ walk from East Croydon station, paying a rent of £23.50...
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Sunday Market making Surrey street return

Surrey Street’s popular Sunday market is returning next month and new traders are invited to apply for pitches. Similarly to last year, the Sunday market will run 10.30am to 5pm every week and to avoid competition with the regular market, its offerings will differ to those available Monday to Saturday. Instead, the Sunday market will...
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