Croydon Promise

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 »

Is it growth for all or for developers’ profits?

Posted on November 17th, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

What will Croydon’s Growth Plan deliver?

The provision of skilled jobs, decent wages, affordable housing, the creation of a decent environment and greater democratic engagement are the challenges facing the people of Croydon over the next four years.

In the view of the Labour administration elected in May 2014, this will be achieved through its newly adopted Growth for the Prosperity for All; Growth Plan & … Read More »