Hyde Housing Association

Croydon Council struggles to defend its Local Plan

Posted on May 30th, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. No Comments

We seek to hold our council to account over planning decisions

Unless I have interpreted the proceedings at the Croydon Local Plan Public Hearing wrongly, council officers are struggling to defend large sections of the proposed revisions to the Local Plan in terms of soundness, sustainability, evidence and effectiveness. These are the four main criteria upon which inspector Paul Clark will judge the plan.

Paul Clark … Read More »

In memory of the soldiers of Cane Hill

Posted on August 27th, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. No Comments

Sean Creighton on actions to honour the memory of local soldiers traumatised by combat

Barratt Homes has started work to build 675 homes at the former 205 acre Cane Hill Asylum and Hospital site. It will cost £210 million. Croydon Council will receive around £10 million in community infrastructure levy monies. Hyde Housing Association will run the 25% of the homes designated ‘affordable’. It is … Read More »