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Updated 21/5/22 Weekly planning applications and decisions in Riddlesdown


Updated 20/5/22 Street Parties and road closures in Riddlesdown over the Jubilee Weekend


New 20/5/22 TFL are proposing to extend the ULEZ area

to include Croydon - public consultation


Updated 20/5/22 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 18/5/22 Riddlesdown Ave - footway renewal

and road works on Mitchley Ave


Updated 16/5/22 Gas main works in Riddlesdown

Summer 2022 and 2023


New 12/5/22 New street trees


Updated 7/5/22 City of London Commons Newsletters; May 2022


Updated 19/4/22 Rail engineering works affecting

Riddlesdown’s trains


Updated 14/4/22 Important Notification from GTR about train services from 15 May 2022


New 13/4/22 Purley Map and Heritage Trail


Updated 10/4/22 RRA Litter picks; are you interested in becoming a Street Champion?; other environmental matters


Updated 31/3/22 Forthcoming events in the area


Updated 11/3/22 Signs of Spring - Skylarks over
Riddlesdown Open Space


Updated 20/1/22 More Road Stewards and Committee members required


New 13/1/22 Consultation to Expand the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - now closed


Updated 9/1/22 A review of Croydon Council’s Local Plan 2018

now closed


Updated 23/12/21 Nearby road works likely to cause disruption


Updated 14/12/21 Riddlesdown Open Space (end of Riddlesdown Rd)

Car Parking Charges commenced from 25 January 2021;

Update on Ringo app and enforcement


Updated 23/7/21 Flooding and street cleaning


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


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 9/12/20 Butterfly conservation on

Riddlesdown Open Space


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? - Note you can no longer use the Council’s website to

report issues as stated in this leaflet - it can only be done via the

‘Love Clean Streets’ app, or via your account


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


Purley Panel


Planning for the Future: the Croydon RAs

response on the Government's white paper


Water Main Works on Godstone Road (A22) Purley; deferred


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?