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Property deals boost for council funding

Croydon Council has purchased two more local properties to provide rental income for its frontline services delivered to residents. The properties bought by the council are occupied by builders’ merchants Selco in Imperial Way, Waddon, and medical supplies specialist Alliance Healthcare at Vulcan Way in New Addington. The deal means that the council will help […]

Jan 14, 2020 0 comments
Business

New Addington’s stunning new leisure and community centre opens this week

A stunning new £25m leisure and community centre is set to open in New Addington on Friday (3 January). The multi-million-pound development is the latest step in a major regeneration project which will radically transform the western side of Central Parade. The modern leisure centre, with extended sports and leisure facilities, includes a 25-metre, six-lane […]

Jan 14, 2020 0 comments
Community & Culture

New Croydon school will have pupils four years apart learn together and optional GCSEs

This post was first published by My London on 02/01/2020. A radical new school is opening in Croydon this year, where pupils aged four years apart will be taught in the same class. Appropriately called The New School, it will open on the former site of the Virgo Fidelis Primary School on Central Hill, near Gipsy Hill station, in September […]

Jan 14, 2020 0 comments
Business

Why demolition is not the end of the road for Croydon’s creative centre, Matthews Yard

This post was first published by My London on 03/01/2020. Croydon’s much-loved community creative hub, Matthews Yard, will leave its Surrey Street base at the end of next month. In February last year Croydon Council’s planning committee approved an eight-storey block of 55 flats on the site of the not-for-profit venue. The current building is to […]

Jan 14, 2020 0 comments
Business

More than 50 community projects set to share a slice of £7m funding

More than 50 projects across Croydon, offering everything from mental health support to encouraging children to make healthy choices; and housing for rough sleepers to helping domestic abuse survivors; are set to receive around £7million over the next three years. The funding has been awarded from the Community Fund which was set up to help […]

Jan 13, 2020 0 comments