Croydon Council Growth Plan

What are the challenges facing Croydon’s communities?

Posted on August 3rd, by Sean Creighton in Culture. 1 Comment

Let’s work together, says Sean Creighton

Here in Croydon as elsewhere we tend to look at local issues separately, and do not always see the cumulative effects. The Croydon TUC working party’s analysis of the council’s Growth Plan last year and my evidence to the Whitgift Centre CPO inquiry were attempts to look at a series of interconnected issues. The borough’s Opportunity and … Read More »

Croydon’s residents’ associations: power to the people, or routinely ignored?

Posted on November 28th, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. No Comments

Is anyone listening? Real consultation is more than a tick in a box, says Sean Creighton

Norbury, where I live, is entering a new phase in its development. Over £1m has been allocated for what are called public realm improvements. Croydon Council has adopted new plans for improving the local economy (the Growth Plan and the Croydon Promise) which include improving district centres such as … Read More »