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A new form of planning consent could be key to unlocking thousands of new homes in small sites across England. Under new powers introduced by the Town and Country Planning (Permission in Principle) (Amendment) Order 2017, developers now have the right to benefit from a fast...

A record-breaking crowd enjoyed this yearʼs Croydon Food and Music Festival, with attendance said to be boosted by Englandʼs World Cup victory over Panama. The event, held in association with Leon House, attracted its biggest audience yet – more than 12,000 – to enjoy great...

Croydon Council and the Croydon BID are launching Street Live to offer live music, dance and theatre on the High Street, transforming the area into a hive of activity for all ages. The programme will deliver 48 days of activity from June to September, offering...

The Croydon Partnership, the joint venture between Unbail-Rodamco-Westfield and Hammerson, has welcomed the decision made at last night’s Croydon Council cabinet meeting which paves the way for the use of Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) powers to acquire the remaining land and interests needed to proceed...

Brick by Brick have received planning permission for a 25-storey mixed-use scheme that will deliver 128 homes above flexible office, retail and leisure space in Croydon town centre. The residential-led regeneration development of one to three-bedroom homes, 50% of which will be either affordable rent...

Plans for Leon Quarter are to be discussed by Croydon Council this week. The proposals for two new residential towers, next to Leon House (pictured), will be presented to the council’s planning committee on Thursday evening (June 7). The Leon Quarter scheme would provide 294...

A focus on music and youth are proposed to sit at the heart of plans to develop a three-year Cultural Strategy for the borough, set out in a Croydon Council cabinet report. One option to strengthen the borough’s arts sector could take the shape of an ambitious...

Croydon Partnership secure John Lewis and Waitrose for Croydon Town Centre Development. The Croydon Partnership, the joint venture between Westfield and Hammerson, today announces [31 May] that a new co-located John Lewis department store and Waitrose supermarket will anchor the new £1.4bn redevelopment of the...

Croydon’s biggest summer party is set to sizzle for the 7th great year with a great line up of music, entertainment and fabulous food for the whole family. The Croydon Food and Music Festival in association with Leon House will be held from 12 noon...