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Croydon Council’s Local Plan; Update


Important information about changes for new GP Hubs at Purley Hospital, Parkway and East Croydon from 1 April 2017 and new opening hours; 8am to 8pm


Change of school times for Riddlesdown Collegiate
and traffic issues


Deer signs in Riddlesdown


Riddlesdown has another new notice board


Keyless vehicle ignition systems and key fob jammers


Mast issues for some parts of Riddlesdown for EE mobile phone customers - also affecting Virgin, Asda, BT mobile and Three users - ‘Issue now fixed’


View some fascinating photos of streets in

Riddlesdown in 1955 and also surrounding towns


Advice on bonfires in Riddlesdown


Biggin Hill Airport; Consultation report on proposed changes to southerly landings affecting Selsdon, Purley & Coulsdon


Fireworks and the Law


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?

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The current Riddlesdown Souther Rail train timetable

(15/7/18 until further notice)
(Scroll down to the Uckfield and East Grinstead to London link - No 29)


For Thameslink trains go to this link from 15/7/18

(Scroll down to London and East Grinstead)


National Rail Enquiries


Riddlesdown Collegiate


Purley Community Website


Purley BID (Business Improvement District)


Croydon On Line - Links and Information


Other adjoining and nearby Residents Associations


The RRA is now affiliated with Amazon.co.uk. By clicking here, every purchase made on Amazon will provide much needed funds for the local community.

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Do you buy off Amazon? If so, then please click on the link at the bottom of this page and provide funds for the local Community.


Croydon Say Thank You With Poppies on Lampposts


Updated 9/10/18 Forthcoming events in the area

RRA Children’s Christmas Party Date & Community Dog Event


Updated 7/10/18 Purley Oaks & Riddlesdown and Sanderstead SNT Police September newsletters; also the new Purley Oaks & Riddlesdown phone number and scam warnings


Updated 1/10/18 City of London Commons Newsletters; October 2018


Updated 30/9/18 Weekly planning applications and decisions in Riddlesdown


New 23/9/18 Parents Evening at the Collegiate on 20 September

and the resultant traffic issues


Updated 19/9/18 Want to dispose of your old Recycling boxes?

Significant changes to Croydon Council’s general refuse and recycling collections from September 2018


Updated 19/9/18 RRA Litter Pick 17 November 2018
Riddlesdown Collegiate students litter pick locally;
local residents again clean up our area - are you interested in becoming a Street Champion?; other environmental matters


Updated 18/9/18 Major gas main works to northern and southern end of Ridlesdown


Updated 16/9/18 The 17 storey Purley Cross development; decision delayed again


Updated 6/9/18 Changes to 412 Bus Route from 1 September - new timetable available


New 2/9/18 Sanderstead Poppy Appeal seeking new

volunteer collectors


New 2/9/18 Croydon Council’s Suburban Design Guide - Supplementary Planning Document (SPD2); Consultation


New 31/8/18 M20 closure for two weekends near Maidstone


New 20/7/18 An advert for the sale of houses in 1935 - Riddlesdown (Purley Oaks - Sunny Surrey)!


Updated 17/7/18 Major changes to the Riddlesdown timetable from

20 May 2018 until 8 December 2018 - New temporary timetable for Thameslink trains from 15 July 2018


Updated 10/7/18 Local update from our MP; Chris Philp


Updated 13/6/18 Dog Ownership - A request to owners who use Riddlesdown ‘Common’ land


New 12/5/18 Laing’s sales brochure circa 1930 (scroll down page)


New 2/5/18 A flyer (published March 2018), from the Croydon CCG gives good advice on Urgent Care/GP hubs/Pharmacist help


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

of a house for re-development


Updated 28/4/18 Mitchley Ave/Rectory Park - A 2022

(Road surface condition)


Updated 13/4/18 Have you wondered what Riddlesdown

will look like in 2036? - A letter from a resident


Updated 12/4/18 Horse Grazing Field in Mitchley Hill;

Farmland; Surveyors on site; Public footpaths across farmland in Mitchley Ave


Updated 20/3/18 Boundary Review of Parliamentary Constituencies now published


Updated 29/11/17 Mitchley Ave and Rectory Park on the bend now re-surfaced - Update on accidents


New 22/6/17 Advice from Met Police about the use of drones


Updated 12/4/17 A new Primary school has been approved by the DfE for Croydon but not on the Riddlesdown Collegiate site


Updated 22/2/17 Parking in Riddlesdown generally


Updated 1/1/17 1937 - The first year of the RRA - Read what was happening 80 years ago!


Updated 23/3/16 Flooding and Street Cleaning


Updated 24/10/15 Tips from the Police for home and vehicle crime prevention/advice

and

Car protection and selling/buying advice