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Category Archives: Planning

KENLEY PLANNING THREAT

Kenley as we know it is under threat!! The Council is seeking comments on a draft document (called SPD2) that defines the planning applications that the Council will likely accept around Kenley Station. The document also suggests the Council’s vision for Kenley: Redwood Close – Replace all existing houses with blocks of flats of 3- […]

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Block of Flats in Hayes Lane

Update: This building application received 137 objections An application to build a block of flats in Hayes Lane has been submitted to Croydon planners. It proposes 8 two bed and one 3 bed flat on the site of 120 Hayes Lane, with parking for 7 cars. It would be 3 storeys high and increase the […]

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Overdevelopment by Chris Philp MP

Fighting the Threat of Overdevelopment One of the best things about the southern part of our Borough – and especially Kenley – is the beautiful greenery we have. Although we are technically in a London Borough, much of our neighbourhood has a rural or semi-rural feel to it. I like that a lot. It makes […]

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Planning Report by Geoff James

The new Croydon Local Plan and the Kenley FIZ The council has now adopted the new local plan for Croydon, and it now simply termed The Croydon Local Plan (CLP). This is the planning framework that is used to assess any new planning applications within Croydon. CLP made a late change to the boundary of the Kenley Focused  […]

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AGM 24th April 2018

Kenley & District Residents’ Association Annual General Meeting Our AGM is on 24th April at 8pm in the Kenley Memorial Hall, Godstone Road.This is your chance to have your say and question our committee, councillors and (hopefully) our MP, Chris Philp. The local elections are close so there will be no representation from Croydon Council. […]

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Purley SkyScraper Planning Inquiry

Purley SkyScraper Planning Inquiry Hearing The date has been set for the long awaited inquiry into the proposed Purley Skyscraper development, namely Russell Hill Road, PURLEY, CR8 2LE under Planning Inspectorate Reference: APP/L5240/V/17/3174139 detailed as: ‘A full phased planning application for the demolition of existing buildings on two sites; erection of a 3 to 17 […]

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Planning News and More…

Kendra’s Weekly Planning Update – are you getting it? Planning Notifications and more…. Croydon Council Planning Application notices will now be sent to neighbours affected and not posted on lampposts  as has been the practice for the past six years. Old Lodge Lane Roadworks Gas pipe replacement works will close Old Lodge Lane between New […]

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20mph Speed Limit update

The council has voted to implement 20mph throughout the South of the borough. The council has indicated that the 20mph zone will be implemented in Kenley around May 2018. See Croydon Councils website page 20mph areas for residential roads  for more details This website’s previous post on 20mph Zone for Kenley Keep up to date with all planning […]

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Intensification Zone for Kenley

  The Croydon Local Plan sets out the planning framework for the next 20 years. Parts of the plan are currently open for public consultation. Find out what this means here: the-revisions-to-the-croydon-plan Of most concern to Kendra is the proposed intensification zone. Within the proposed intensification zone shown in the maps above, it will become […]

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UPDATE – Travellers in Hawkhirst Road

Further Developments (10th Dec 2015)… In essence the planning inspector has 1. Sent the planning application component of the appeal to Croydon Council to be decided 2. Limited the scope of the appeal to single matter of “what appropriate notice period to vacate should be provided to the occupiers in the event that the occupation […]

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