January 2015

Plans to conserve the historic areas of Upper Norwood

2015-01-27T20:43:01+00:00 January 27th, 2015|Recent news|

Residents are being asked for their views on three new conservation area plans.

The council has drawn up draft conservation area documents that will help preserve and enhance Harold Road, Church Road and Beulah Hill, which are considered to hold special […]

Council officer shortlisted for architecture award

2015-01-23T14:58:36+00:00 January 23rd, 2015|Recent news|

A rising star in the world of architecture is in the running for a prestigious award.

Chloe Phelps, who is deputy team leader of the council’s place-making team, has been shortlisted for the Architect Journal’s 2015 Emerging Woman Architect of the […]

Council clampdown on empty properties to help those needing homes

2015-01-21T15:01:26+00:00 January 21st, 2015|Recent news|

Hundreds of Croydon residents are set to get help into a home through the council’s new drive to refurbish empty properties.

The council wants to bring at least 662 privately-owned empty homes across the borough back into use by getting owners […]

Keeping Holocaust and genocide memories alive

2015-01-20T15:05:35+00:00 January 20th, 2015|Recent news|

Holocaust Memorial Day this year marks two notable anniversaries.

In addition to the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau on January 27 in 1945, this year is the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia.

In […]