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Category Archives: Planning

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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New Street Lighting – Too Bright?

Kenley is finally receiving new street lights. This is part of a Croydon borough wide project to replace the majority of the street lighting in Croydon. You may notice yellow circles on the pavements, which is the location of the new street lights. The old street lights will be removed once the new ones have […]

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No White Lines on A22

Residents may have noticed the lack of white lines on the recently resurfaced junction of the A22 at St. James’s Road. Do you have a view on the efficacy, or otherwise, of not replacing white lines?  Please contact

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Planning Update

The following planning applications are causing concern to residents: 10 Redwood Close (15/00859) this proposes a 2nd storey extension over the existing ground extension. The level of building work, the progress without planning permission and impact on trees have caused concern as this is such a prominent site on the corner of Kenley Lane and […]

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