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November 2023
11 Chapel View, South Croydon, CR2 7LG: Erection of Outbuilding at Back of Rear Garden Comprising Gym / Office Measuring 9 x 9 meters. Read More

October 2023
Members and residents of the CVRA area are Invited To Attend
the 55th Annual General Meeting of the Croham Valley Residents’ Association
on Wednesday 25 October 2023 at 8pm at St. Paul’s Church Hall, corner of Croham Park Avenue and Croham Road.
Your MP Chris Philp will address the meeting and will answer your questions.
We anticipate Mayor Jason Perry will also address the meeting and our Councillors will be in attendance. Please put this in your diaries and pass on this message to anyone who you feel would like to attend.
Agenda, Chairman’s Review of the Year and suggestions for topics to ask Chris and Jason to follow shortly.

September 2023
It has just been announced that the school will close permanently in August 2025 as the school has been struggling financially for many years, and the Foundation has supported the school from its general reserves in the expectation that the financial situation would improve at some point. There will be concern over the potential development of this large site.
The forthcoming closure of Old Palace Girls School in 2025 puts the future of the site as an educational establishment in doubt. Article in the Chairman’s Chat to follow.

July 2023

46 The Gallop, South Croydon, CR2 7LP: Partial Demolion and Extensions to the Exisng BungalowPlanning Applicaon No. 23/02472/FUL…… Read More

June 2023

The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is expanding across all London boroughs from 29 August 2023 to help clear London’s air.
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NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme in Croydon
Government to take charge of council
Croydon residents among the first in the world to receive the Covid-19 vaccine.  Read More
in section Covid 19, A message from Councillor Hamida Ali, leader of the council.Croydon In Crisis:
A message from Councillor Hamida Ali, leader of the council.

CVRA Response to the Government White Paper – Planning for the Future Download
CVRA Objection to Coombe Wood School Overspill Parking Plan. More
Purley skyscraper decision – June 2020. More
Chairman’s Spring Update March 2020. More
Revision of Croydon Council’s 2019 Development Plan  – Update 7 January 2020. More
June 2020: CVRA donation to the Selsdon Coronovirus Support Group.

Croydon Subject to Tier 2 restrictions from 2 December 2020. More
Croydon residents are being urged to protect themselves and their loved ones by knowing how to get tested for coronavirus under the Keep Croydon Safe campaign launched this week (29 July 2020 ).
Read More:

COVID-19 update: a message from Councillor Tony Newman, leader of the council

Covid-19 Update