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Purley Tower set to go ahead

09 July 2020

We have today received notification from the Secretary of State that the planning application for the redevelopment of Purley Baptist Church (aka "Purley Tower") has received approval to go ahead.


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AGM 2020

08 August 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to hold our AGM this year online, using the popular "Zoom" video conference software.


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Bus Service Changes

21 October 2020

TfL intend to make changes to bus routes in the Purley area, routes affected are 166,407,434, and 455.   Full details can be found on the link here (https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/buses/sutton-croydon-bus-changes/?fbclid=IwAR0gKgS_C_ViTchkbkoHvIBF1433Y7wdsQCDlEvmsKw-LRvuNaPu5_3hjuM).      


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Planning for the Future

21 October 2020

HADRA is encouraging all residents to respond to the government’s consultation on planning, which closes on 29th October. Please see our October eBlast and our Facebook page for more info. A template is attached to the bottom of this article which you can use to help you formulate your response. The official government...


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Second Purley Tower Public Inquiry concluded

06 December 2019

Today, after 4 days of discussions, the second public inquiry into the proposed 17th storey Purley Tower concluded. As you will be aware, HADRA are one of the 7 local Residents' Associations who are formally objecting to these plans and we were represented at this week's inquiry by our current Chairman,...


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Planning application to demolish 11 Hartley Old Road and build...

21 October 2020

A new planning application No. 20/05200/FUL  has been submitted and residents have until 4 November 2020 to comment on the proposed development. This is to demolish the existing three bedroom house and replace it with two semi-detached four bedroom houses together with a block of seven flats in the rear garden.   Local residents...


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Purley Tower Update 29 June 2019

29 June 2019

Further to the decision of the Secretary of State James Brokenshire to re-open the Public Inquiry, some members of the seven objecting Residents' Associations (including HADRA) met with the Purley Baptist Church and the developer Thornsett in early June to discuss the situation.


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An update from HADRA on the Coronavirus

17 March 2020

Yesterday, 16th March, the Prime Minister issued advice (https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-pm-urges-britons-to-avoid-pubs-restaurants-and-theatres-11958549) for people to stop all non-essential contact and travel because of the Coronavirus pandemic. During this announcement, it was made clear that the situation has not yet peaked, and therefore it is probably safe to assume that these restrictions will only...


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Plans to demolish 22 Hartley Down and replace with 7...

14 October 2020

The previous planning application No. 19/04150/FUL 22 for 9 flats was rejected by the planning department on15 November 2019. The developer has submitted an appeal and it is still with the planning inspector.    A new planning application No. 19/04150/FUL for 7 flats has been submitted and residents have until 6 November 2020 to...


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Freedom of Information (FOI) Request

11 September 2019

HADRA has today submitted a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to Croydon Council so that we can better understand and analyse the current planning situation in our borough.


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Letter from HADRA about the planning application for 17 Hartley...

15 March 2020

This article contains a letter from the HADRA committee about Planning application 20/00699/FUL at 17 Hartley Hill:  


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Croydon Council proceeds with unpopular emission-based parking charges

06 September 2019

Despite only 5% of people supporting the proposed Emissions Based Parking charges, Croydon Council has today announced that intends to plough ahead with the proposed changes.


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Redevelopment in Coulsdon Court Road

11 March 2020

Frustrated neighbours have contacted HADRA recently in relation to the proposed redevelopment of back gardens in Coulsdon Court Road.


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Purley Tower - joint statement from the residents associations

09 December 2018

A Joint Statement by Riddlesdown, Hartley District, Sanderstead, East Coulsdon, Coulsdon West, Old Coulsdon and Kenley District Residents’ Associations.


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Haydn Avenue is under attack from developers

15 February 2020

A planning application to demolish the bungalow at 9B Haydn Avenue and build a block of 9 flats was approved by Croydon Council last August.


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