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October 2018

Public to have their say at Queen’s Square public consultation events

R&F Properties will share their vision for Queen’s Square at two public consultation events next month. Their plans for phase two of the development include: a new town square outside Croydon Town Hall; new commercial units, a mix of creative spaces for use by local businesses; new space for the community; new jobs and homes;...

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Gatwick Airport launch their draft master plan 2018

Gatwick Airport have set out their ambitions for the airport as they released their 2018 draft master plan. The plan sets out proposals for the airport’s ongoing development and sustainable growth, considering how the airport can meet the increasing demand for air travel and provide Britain with enhanced global connectivity. It also lays out how...

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Transport investment plans approved for submission to Mayor of London

Plans to enhance Croydon’s transport network, including substantial funding for walking and cycle improvements have been approved to be submitted to the Mayor of London. The anticipated funding of £9m over three years includes resources for cycle-training, support for the rollout of a cycle hire scheme, new electric vehicle charging points, and the delivery of...

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Croydon rail passengers to have their say on London to Brighton line

Croydon passengers and the public will be able to have their say on proposals for a major railway upgrade to improve punctuality, speed up journey times and enable more trains to run on the Brighton Main Line. Network Rail has announced that a public consultation will take place throughout November and December on proposals to...

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Croydon’s regeneration continues with £166m growth zone funding

Cabinet has given the go-ahead for Croydon Council to continue to invest in and regenerate the borough’s infrastructure for the next four years. Members approved funding for the next phase of Croydon’s Growth Zone programme, totalling £166m at their meeting last night (Monday). The Growth Zone programme is made up of 46 projects totalling an...

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London Mozart Players celebrates its 70th birthday

To celebrate its 70th birthday, the London Mozart Players has scheduled a programme of engagements in some of London’s most prestigious concert halls for their 2018/2019 season. In 2019 LMP also marks its thirtieth year as a resident orchestra for Croydon and with the anniversary year coinciding with the reopening of Croydon’s Fairfield Halls, they...

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Croydon celebrates success at 2018 awards night

Croydon’s business community celebrated a year of success and growth at the glittering 2018 Croydon Business Excellence Awards in association with Willmott Dixon. Over 400 people attended the sparkling Gala Dinner Awards Ceremony and Charity Ball, at The Grand Sapphire Hotel Banqueting Hall on Thursday, 4th October. In spite of a World War Two bomb...

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Sky Lounge and indoor ice-skating rink part of Fairfield Halls’ £30m refurb

A world-class concert hall, a new glass extension next to College Green, a Sky Lounge and an indoor ice-skating rink are all part of the plans to restore the Fairfield Halls into a venue “the people of Croydon can be truly proud of”. The latest details of the £30million refurbishment were given out during two...

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