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

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Street Live launches in Croydon High Street

Croydon Council and the Croydon BID are launching Street Live to offer live music, dance and theatre on the High Street, transforming the area into a hive of activity for all ages. The programme will deliver 48 days of activity from June to September, offering something a little different for shoppers, diners and those passing...
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Croydon Partnership aim to open new £1.4bn retail centre in 2023

The Croydon Partnership, the joint venture between Unbail-Rodamco-Westfield and Hammerson, has welcomed the decision made at last night’s Croydon Council cabinet meeting which paves the way for the use of Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) powers to acquire the remaining land and interests needed to proceed with the delivery of the new £1.4bn redevelopment of the...
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Brick by Brick get go ahead for Wandle Road car park scheme

Brick by Brick have received planning permission for a 25-storey mixed-use scheme that will deliver 128 homes above flexible office, retail and leisure space in Croydon town centre. The residential-led regeneration development of one to three-bedroom homes, 50% of which will be either affordable rent or shared ownership, will be built on the site of...
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London Real Estate Forum: Croydon’s key times and speaker sessions

Develop Croydon will be exhibiting at the London Real Estate Forum, in collaboration with the London Borough of Croydon. The capital’s premier real estate event for development and investment takes place in Berkley Square next week, on 13-14 June. The Croydon presence will include a dedicated stand, Develop Croydon’s interactive town centre development map and...
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Rockspring buys Mott MacDonald House for £21.2m

Leading independent property Asset and Fund Manager, Rockspring, has purchased Mott MacDonald House, a 64,000 sq ft office property in Croydon, for £21.2m from Aviva Investors. Arranged over ground and six upper floors, together with 31 on-site car parking spaces, the asset is fully let to global management, engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald with...
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Music and youth at heart of new council ‘Cultural Strategy’

A focus on music and youth are proposed to sit at the heart of plans to develop a three-year Cultural Strategy for the borough, set out in a Croydon Council cabinet report. One option to strengthen the borough’s arts sector could take the shape of an ambitious Music City concept, where production and performance, venues, festivals and...
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Jules Pipe confirmed for Develop Croydon Conference 2018

An impressive array of speakers is being assembled for this year’s Develop Croydon conference – with Jules Pipe, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills and Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish already confirmed. Chaired by journalist and broadcaster Mark Easton, the ninth annual conference, titled ‘Generation Croydon’, will be held at the Croydon Park Hotel...
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John Lewis and Waitrose to anchor Croydon Partnership retail centre

Croydon Partnership secure John Lewis and Waitrose for Croydon Town Centre Development The Croydon Partnership, the joint venture between Westfield and Hammerson, today announces [31 May] that a new co-located John Lewis department store and Waitrose supermarket will anchor the new £1.4bn redevelopment of the Croydon retail town centre. The 165,000 sq ft, four-level John...
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Date set for Croydon Food and Music Festival

Croydon’s biggest summer party is set to sizzle for the 7th great year with a great line up of music, entertainment and fabulous food for the whole family. The Croydon Food and Music Festival in association with Leon House will be held from 12 noon to 7pm on Sunday, 24th June in the heart of...
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CCHA secures affordable housing in New Addington

Ampere Place, located in the heart of New Addington is CCHA’s latest housing development for shared ownership. Tracy Cullen, Chief Executive of CCHA, said: “It’s an exciting prospect to build high quality apartments in New Addington, giving local residents an opportunity to get on the property ladder”. Local residents have approved of the plans with...
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Work is now under way on the Taberner House site

Construction work is now under way at the former Taberner House site. Formerly home to the council offices, the site will provide 513 homes within four buildings ranging from 13-35 storeys, with a mix of affordable, for sale and rental units, as well as new public realm, a children’s play space and a new café....
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Develop Croydon Conference 2018 – date announced!

Develop Croydon’s ninth annual conference, titled ‘Generation Croydon’, will be held at the Croydon Park Hotel on Tuesday, 20 November. Chaired by journalist and broadcaster Mark Easton, speakers will be debating how the town’s regeneration can meet the demands of London’s largest youth population, while making sure it is ready to cater for a population...
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Ruskin Square Car Park wins RICS infrastructure award

Ruskin Square MSCP has landed a prestigious industry award. The car park, on Dingwall Road, was the winner of the infrastructure category for all London projects at the RICS Regional Awards. The RICS Awards showcase the most inspirational initiatives and developments in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. In eight categories a total of 95...
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Croydon Central MP appointed as Shadow Housing Minister

Croydon Central MP Sarah Jones has been appointed as the new Labour Shadow Housing Minister. Mrs Jones, who was elected in last year’s General Election, in June, has replaced Tony Lloyd MP who was recently appointed as Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. She said: “I’m very proud to start a new role as...
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