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Updated 31/7/21 Weekly planning applications and decisions in Riddlesdown

New 24/7/21 Cappella Court, Brighton Rd

Diversion; 24 July to 7 Aug

Updated 23/7/21 Flooding and street cleaning

Flood Prevention Works in Riddlesdown to go ahead from 26 July

Updated 15/7/21 The latest DEMOC information

Updated 14/7/21 City of London Commons Newsletters; July 2021

Updated 4/7/21 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

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

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

Riddlesdown Open Space

Updated 24/5/21 Forthcoming events in the area

Updated 20/5/21 E-Scooter Use

New 13/2/21 Revised rail timetable from 16 May 2021

Updated 8/5/21 Nearby road works

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 until 2021

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

The 17 storey Purley Cross development;

the Secretary of State has granted planning permission

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?