Planning News

Latest News on Planning Issues in Addiscombe & East Croydon

East Croydon Station rebuild and Tackling Croydon Bottleneck

Planning Application: Not submitted yet

Latest information: Public Consultation on Network Rail’s proposals completed in 2020. Network Rail will need financial support from the Government to progress the rebuild of East Croydon and to unblock the Croydon bottleneck at Selhurst Triangle and Windmill Bridge.

Latest article: See article from September 2020 Unblock the Croydon Bottleneck – Addiscombe West

The Glamorgan Pub, Cross Road

Planning application: 19/05926/FUL.  Demolition of the existing public house building and the construction of a new building to re-provide a public house together with the erection of 36 residential units (Use Class C3) and associated means of access and landscaping. | The Glamorgan 81 Cherry Orchard Road Croydon CR0 6BE.

Latest Information: March 2021 Planning Application withdrawn by developers Butlers Walsall Limited following concerns expressed by the Mayor of London and Croydon Council. Applicants claim they will resubmit a revised application.

Save the Glamorgan Campaign: Local residents have come together and are campaigning to return the building to its original use as a Public House. Can be contacted via their Facebook page Save the Glamorgan Pub.

Latest article: March 2021 Residential Planning Application to demolish the Glamorgan Pub withdrawn – Addiscombe West

Croydon Park Hotel, Addiscombe Grove

Planning Application: None submitted

Latest Information: Currently closed and unlikely to be re-opened as a hotel. Croydon Council is looking to recoup its purchase costs and redevelop the site in partnership with a developer.

Garcia Industrial Unit, Rear of 217-219 Davidson Road, CR0 6DP

Planning application: not yet submitted by Trinity Square developers. They carried out consultations with local residents in March 2021.

City Link, Addiscombe Road

Planning application. A planning application is yet to be submitted

Details: Residential Development. To replace office blocks with 498 Co-living units (student accommodation-style micro-flats for adults) and 85 affordable homes. Pre-application consultation with local residents in 2020. Link to the 5th State’s website. The future of City Link House, Croydon (

Latest Information: A planning application is yet to be submitted. Pre-application hearing at Croydon Planning Committee on 15th October 2020, can be seen via the Council’s webcast.

Royal Mail Sorting Office, Addiscombe Road

Planning application: 21/01831/PAD submitted April 2021. Application to demolish the building. Submitted by Network Mail, who bought the site from Hyde Housing, and will be used as a site office for the rebuilding of East Croydon Station.

Planning Details: Proposed demolition of the former Royal Mail Delivery Office, 1 – 5 Addiscombe Road Croydon CR9 6AB.

Previous Applications: 13/03126/p Demolish the sorting office and replace with 21-storey residential tower block of 201 flats. . This application will now lapse.

Meat Packers Site, Cherry Orchard Road

Cherry Orchard Gardens

Morello Quarters, Cherry Orchard Road, (Twin Towers)

30-38 Addiscombe Road

Bridge to Nowhere

Addiscombe Grove