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Following Fairfield Path

Posted on January 27th, by Ian Marvin in History. 1 Comment

Strolling back in time via Croydon’s suburbs

The idea first surfaced after I’d been contemplating some old maps of Croydon for a now-forgotten purpose. Whatever that purpose was, I almost certainly did have something better to do with my time – but everyone needs a break once in a while.

What struck me was the persistence over the years of a trail called … Read More »

The Croydon Plan fails to let the public participate in strategy

Posted on September 7th, by Robert Ward in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Robert Ward takes the council to task over their ‘Croydon Plan’ for housing 

There’s a housing problem and pretty much everyone agrees that it’s a supply issue. We need more houses, the sooner the better. But where?

That’s a question for our planning process, whose purpose is to “ensure that the right development happens in the right place at the right time to benefit communities and … Read More »