Four storeys on Portland Road: hotel or hostel?

Posted on October 28th, by John Hickman in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

John Hickman, local historian and long-term resident of South Norwood, reports on local concerns over a rather peculiar planning application

On 25th April 2012, Croydon Council received a planning application for the demolition of the Queens Arms, a former pub on the corner of Portland Road and Doyle Road near Norwood Junction Station. The developers, Event Investments, propose to construct in its place a 58 … Read More »