Develop Croydon Conference | 20th November 2018 | Croydon Park Hotel

July 2018

Work on St George’s House conversion to start “imminently”

R&F Properties have announced their vision for the Queen’s Square site they purchased last year. Queen’s Square is the name used for the area of land around St George’s Walk (between Park Street, the High Street, Park Lane and Katharine Street). R&F intend to create a new quarter, providing physical links between the existing cultural,...
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Optivo and Pocket Living to deliver 100% affordable scheme

This ground-breaking collaboration will see affordable housing maximised on a site that previously had planning permission to deliver just 12% affordable housing. The eye-catching development, situated in Addiscombe Grove, will feature 153 affordable homes with three rooftop terraces offering stunning views across south London. The scheme is set to complete in March 2020. Croydon Council’s...
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Record number of ‘outstanding’ entries for Croydon business awards

Entrepreneurs in one of south London’s fastest growing economies are celebrating after making the 2018 Shortlist of the Croydon Business Excellence Awards in association with Willmott Dixon. A record 100 entries were shortlisted thanks to the “outstanding depth and quality” of submissions from over 80 Croydon businesses and entrepreneurs. The independent adjudicator who drew up...
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New plans for Edridge Road tower

A pre-application for a block of 230 flats in Edridge Road has been submitted by Croydon Tower One Ltd. Proposals for the 36-storey tower block were discussed by councillors at a Croydon planning meeting on Thursday July 19. The development would be made up of 133 flats in a 36-storey tower and an attached nine-storey...
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Cushman & Wakefield report highlights South Norwood’s potential

South Norwood has been hailed as an “untapped” area for retail and leisure investment in Greater London. The major study of 104 locations across the city (excluding central London) also revealed Croydon to be a “maturing” centre. Areas were ranked in one of five categories: “truly established,” “maturing”, “flourishing”, “up and coming” and “untapped” by...
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Public have their say on Leon Quarter redevelopment

Croydon residents and businesses were given an in-depth look at the exciting plans for Leon Quarter at a public exhibition last week. The proposals, brought forward by FI Real Estate Management, were displayed over two days at TMRW Café and co-working space on the High Street. The Leon Quarter scheme will be a new residential...
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Deputy Mayor full of praise for Brick by Brick

A Croydon Council-backed drive building around 2,000 homes for local people has been praised by a deputy Mayor of London during his visit to the borough. In 2016 the council established the development company Brick by Brick (BxB), which has begun to deliver more than 2,000 new homes throughout Croydon, with around half being affordable...
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SHW & CBRE instructed on Croydon’s Capella Court

SHW Business Space and CBRE have been instructed as joint leasing agents on Capella Court, South Croydon. The development comprises of over 70,000 sq ft, a significant vacant office opportunity inside the M25. Featuring a full-height glass atrium, Capella Court offers five floors of recently refurbished office space with large floor plates ranging from 11,500...
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