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An advert for the sale of houses in 1935 - Riddlesdown

(Purley Oaks - Sunny Surrey)!


Laing’s sales brochure circa 1930 (scroll down page)


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


Have you wondered what Riddlesdown

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


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!


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


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


Advice on disposal of surplus paint


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Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator in Riddlesdown?


Some Riddlesdown history from The Recorder


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New 11/12/18 AGM Minutes 2018


New 10/12/18 Revised Christmas 2018 and New Year Refuse and Recycling Collection Dates


Updated 8/12/18 New rail timetables from GTR from 9 December 2018


Updated 7/12/18 The 17 storey Purley Cross development;

decision overturned by Secretary of State

A joint statement issued by the seven RAs


Updated 7/12/18 Weekly planning applications and decisions in Riddlesdown


Updated 7/12/18 Purley Oaks & Riddlesdown and Sanderstead SNT Police September newsletters; also the new Purley Oaks & Riddlesdown phone number and scam warnings


Updated 28/11/18 Forthcoming events in the area


New 1/12/18 Children’s Christmas Party 2018


Updated 1/12/18 City of London Commons Newsletters; December 2018


New 27/11/18 Land in Dunmail Drive (opposite Collegiate gates); strimming the land


New 23/11/18 TfL consultation on bus route changes in Croydon Town Centre including the 412 route


New 22/11/18 Joint update on engineering works and the winter timetable from GTR and Network Rail


Updated 17/11/18 RRA Litter Pick 17 November 2018;
local residents again clean up our area - are you interested in becoming a Street Champion?; other environmental matters


Croydon Say Thank You With Poppies on Lampposts;

Also includes the link to the Justgiving website for donations


Updated 13/11/18 Horse Grazing Field in Mitchley Hill;

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


New 31/10/18 London Victoria Station to be closed 22/12/18 to 2/1/19


New 31/10/18 Network Rail consultation on the "Croydon Area Remodelling Scheme" from 5 November to 17 December


Updated 31/10/18 Major gas main works to northern end of Ridlesdown; Southern end of Riddlesdown is now complete


Updated 30/10/18 RRA enquiring when old recycling boxes to be collected - Significant changes to Croydon Council’s general refuse and recycling collections from September 2018


Updated 26/10/18 Croydon Council’s Suburban Design Guide - Supplementary Planning Document (SPD2); Consultation


Updated 24/10/18 Fireworks and the Law


Updated 24/10/18 Local update from our MP; Chris Philp


New 22/10/18 Riddlesdown Recorder - Autumn 2018


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

and the resultant traffic issues


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


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


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 and accidents


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


Updated 22/2/17 Parking in Riddlesdown generally


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