Transport Issues At Public Meeting 28 November

On Monday 28 November the Love Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee held a public meeting on transport issues. The speakers were Stuart King, the Croydon Council Cabinet member for Transport and Environment, and Steve O’Connell, the Greater London Assembly member for Croydon and Sutton and member of the GLA Committee which scrutinises the Mayor of London’s transport policies and the work of Transport for London.

The following issues were discussed:

TfL and Southern’s franchise

Commuter Parking in Norbury

Passenger congestion at Norbury

Southern Timetable from 2018

Buses and Wheelchair Users

Buses – Quality of  Service

Purley Way

Connectivity with the Underground

Other Bus Improvements Needed

Granville Rd Car Park

20 Mile Per Hour Zone

House Conversions

Pedestrian Crossing Time Phase

Turning from London Rd into Norbury Ave

Parking near Railway Bridge

Business Improvement District (BID)

Air Pollution

Station Barriers

Anti-Social Behaviour at Station

Zone 4

Stanford Rd


The notes of the meeting are downloadable here


The Love Norbury Committee recently decided that transport issues merit having their own Committee. It will be chaired by the Chair of Norbury Avenue & Thornton Heath Residents Association, who can be contacted at


About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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