Anthony Hilton

No plan B: should Croydon pin its hopes on Westfield?

Posted on November 25th, by Peter Latham in Economics & Business. 2 comments

The wonder of Westfield? Peter Latham isn’t so sure

What kind of economy do we need in Croydon? The Croydon Trades Union Council’s (CTUC) commentary and recommendations on Croydon Council’s Growth Plan, issued in August 2014, have been ignored by the new Labour council which, like its Conservative neo-liberal predecessors, puts a great deal of faith in the potential benefits from the Westfield/Hammerson redevelopment of … Read More »

Economic development doesn’t just mean property (part 2)

Posted on February 5th, by Sean Creighton in Economics & Business. No Comments

In part two of Sean Creighton’s look into the local economy, he explores the ideas of the  Centre for Local Economic Studies

I decided to write about the fragility of the property industry after reading an article in the Evening Standard by Anthony Hilton. In this article I will be taking a closer look at the alternative economic ideas from the Centre for Local Economic … Read More »