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Updated 16/9/21 Weekly planning applications and decisions in Riddlesdown; application for 8 flats at 2 Mitchley Ave


Updated 16/9/21  Flood Prevention Works on Mitchley Ave -

works now complete;

Lower Barn Rd works by the railway station are due to

commence on 27 September


New 16/9/21 For residents in all roads leading to Riddlesdown Collegiate, Open Mornings and Open Evening


Updated 9/9/21 SNT Police information & newsletters

(PO&R and Sanderstead Crime updates); The Littlebooklet of Phone Scams  Bogus callers and vehicle & home tips ;
DIY home security Survey


Updated 8/9/21 City of London Commons Newsletters; Sept 2021


Updated 5/9/21 The 17 storey Purley Cross development;

the CLP approved for south site


New 4/9/21 AGM Minutes 2021


Updated 31/8/21 Forthcoming events in the area

Sanderstead Horticultural Society - Autumn Show

and RRA Litter Pick on 16 October


Updated 21/8/21 New Passenger Shelter at Riddlesdown Station


New 21/8/21 Notification from GTR - Train services will change from Monday 6 September 2021


Updated 15/8/21 Road works and road closures


New 13/8/21 Westfield Ave closures on monthly Sundays afternoons for use as a Play Street; starting from 15 August 2021


Updated 23/7/21 Flooding and street cleaning

Flood Prevention Works in Riddlesdown to go ahead from 26 July


New 21/6/21 E10 Fuel (Petrol) from September 2021


Updated 2/6/21 Stop- Look – Listen: Skylarks over

Riddlesdown Open Space


Updated 20/5/21 E-Scooter Use


Updated 8/5/21 Appointments required for the 3 Croydon GP Hubs


Updated 13/4/21 Proposed replacement mobile phone mast in

Lower Barn Rd - Granted


Updated 31/3/21 Catalytic converter thefts - Updated information from the Met Police; Operation Basswood team


Updated 10/3/21 Purley Way Masterplan Consultation; closed 16/3/21


Updated 11/2/21 Riddlesdown Open Space (end of Riddlesdown Rd)

Car Parking Charges commenced from 25 January 2021; Update on Ringo app and planning application submitted for parking equipment


Updated 9/12/20 Butterfly conservation on

Riddlesdown Open Space


New 19/11/20 Future Purley - A residents’ survey (survey now closed)


New 3/11/20 Planning for the Future: the Croydon RAs

response on the Government's white paper


Updated 29/10/20 Green Belt Farm and Woodland/land in Riddlesdown


New 22/8/20 Want to report an environmental issue to

Croydon Council?


Updated 24/5/20 Water Main Works on Godstone Road (A22) Purley; now deferred


Updated 21/1/20 Riddlesdown’s green belt farmland is under threat;
 a review of Croydon Council’s Local Plan 2018

(consultation closed 20/1/20) and the RRA’s objection letter


Updated 3/11/19 RRA Litter picks;

Council Officers litter pick with Riddlesdown Collegiate pupils - are you interested in becoming a Street Champion?;

other environmental matters


New 30/4/18 -Points to consider if a developer approaches the owner

of a house for re-development


Updated 22/2/17 Parking in Riddlesdown generally

L E S S   T O P I C A L   I S S U E S


Fireworks and the Law


Advice on bonfires and wood burning appliances

in Riddlesdown


Approval of admissions criteria for entry to Riddlesdown Collegiate in September 2021


Croydon Council introduces tougher planning rules on house conversions from 28/1/20 (HMOs)


Dog waste being dumped in Riddlesdown


Riddlesdown ‘Common’ now part of the new

‘South London Downs National Nature Reserve’ and location maps


A flyer (published March 2018), from the Croydon CCG gives good advice on Urgent Care/GP hubs/Pharmacist help


A new Primary school has been approved by the DfE for Croydon but not on the Riddlesdown Collegiate site


1937 - The first year of the RRA;

 Read what was happening 80 years ago!


View some fascinating photos of streets in

Riddlesdown in 1955 and also surrounding towns


Advice on disposal of surplus paint


Would you like to become a

Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator in Riddlesdown?


Some Riddlesdown history from The Recorder


What does the RRA do, you may ask?