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Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Purley Hospital – Public Meeting – UPDATE

*********** UPDATE *********** An article covering the meeting is now available on the Croydon Advertiser’s website….. CA article on Urgent Care meeting 7/1/16 ***************************** There is to be a public meeting regarding the Minor Injuries Unit at Purley hospital led by Chris Philp MP. The details provided by Chris Philp are as follows: “Do please come along […]

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Comments on Croydon Local Plan from our MP

These are not necessarily the views of KENDRA, but are shared for your interest….   From Chris Philp, MP (Croydon South) Dear Neighbour, Our local green spaces and the character of our local area are under threat, and I would like your help to try to protect them. I apologise that this is quite a […]

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Old Lodge Lane Bridge Replacement – Shuttle Bus

18:00hrs, 30 December 2015 to04:00hrs, 04 January 2016 Installation of the new bridge decks during a blockade of the railway. Cranes will be set up on Old Lodge Lane to lift the old bridge out and lift the new bridge in. Work will be carried out 24 hours a day during this period. The road […]

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UPDATE – Croydon Local Plan – Area Marked for Intensification

**** UPDATE – 10th December 2015 ******* Representatives from Kendra attended the Croydon Local Plan drop-in meeting on 8th December. In very general terms the Croydon Local Plan does not hold significant changes the Kenley, however in one disturbing development an area around Kenley Station has been identified for “intensification”. The following photographs were taken […]

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Hayes Lane closed 14 & 15th December

We have just been notified that Hayes Lane, between each end of Park Road, will be closed on 14th & 15th December 2015. London Borough of Croydon Highways will be commencing carriageway patching works on 14th and 15th of December weather permitting. The working hours will be between 07:30am and 17:30pm. Local access to private […]

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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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Policing News – Nov 2015

A copy of the latest Safer Neighbourhood Team leaflet can be viewed here: Policing News – Nov 2015

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Brighton Mainline Christmas Delays

Improvement work on the Brighton Mainline may affect your journey this Christmas From close of service on Christmas Eve 2015 to 3 January 2016, Network Rail is undertaking vital work at a major junction in Purley. The work involves essential track renewals, bridge repairs, and the replacement of signalling and power equipment in the area. […]

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Local Flood Risk Management Strategy Consultation Results

        The Local Flood Risk Management Strategy Consultation Results have now been published by Croydon Council. Flood Risk Consultation  Kendra’s Conservation Officers initial comments are:   “All I can say that if everything in the strategy report is implemented and expedited we should be well prepared for future potential flood situations. The […]

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Reduced Street Cleaning in Kenley

In response to a question raised by Kendra, Councillor Steve Hollands responded… We understand from our colleague Cllr Phil Thomas that this is the case “We were told by Cllr Stuart Collins that the new village system would mean  improved cleaning for the Borough ? Labour also promised to be open & transparent. We found […]

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