Norbury News at 18 July

Monday 24 to Friday 28 July. 10.30am-3pm.  Summer Football Camp Norbury Park

Energise Football Club camp for children aged between 11 to 16. Costs £5.00 per day.

The Metropolitan Police will be holding an afternoon session between 1.45 & 2.10pm to discuss  knife crime, peer pressure, and social media awareness. The local Neighbourhood Policing Team will also be visiting during the week to answer any questions around the local Ward and offer crime prevention advice.

To register please call 03033000033 or visit

Tuesdays. 11am – 12pm and 1pm – 2pm. Free IT Sessions.

Norbury Library, Beatrice Avenue.

Policing & Crime in Norbury

  • Proposal to close police office at 1342-4 London Road

The Mayor of London’s Metropolitan Police Office is proposing to close a large number of local Safer Neighbourhiooid Team offices, including Norbury’s London Rd. There is a consultation exercise running through to. You can access the consultation details at:

News coverage can be seen at:

  • Police looking for two men re-fight in Fairview Rd on 31 May

  • Crime Statistics 5 to 10 July

ABH (1), attempted burglary dwelling (1), burglary dwelling (2), robbery person (1), theft of: cycle (1), motor vehicle (1), from motor vehicle (1), and theft person (1).

  • Crime Statistics 11 – 17 July

ABH (1), affray (1), bladed article (1),  burglary dwelling (3), common assault (1), theft from (1) and of (5) motor vehicle, other theft (1), and shoplifting £200+ (1).

New Planning Applications

If you have any comments on these applications please copy them to the Love Norbury Joint Planning Committee –

4 Arnulls Road. 17/03578/LBC & 17/03577/HSE. Erection of new glazed link between dwelling & outbuilding, rebuilding of outbuilding & associated internal modifications to dwelling & outbuilding.

68 Briar Avenue. 17/0335. HSE for Erection of  single storey  rear extension. A rear extension on this property was originally granted in 2007 under an application for a loft conversion and rear extension.  Application number: 06/03844/P. The consent lapsed before work took place and so a new application is being submitted with minor amendments from the original.

2 Christian Fields.  17/03557/GPDO. Erection of single storey rear extension projecting out 6 metres with a maximum height of 3.74 metres

2 Hollies Close. 17/02512/FUL.  Erection of two storey rear extension.

275 Norbury Avenue. 17/01135/LP. Erection of dormer extensions in roof.

73 Norton Gardens. 17/03452/HSE.  Demolition of an existing single storey rear extension. Erection of single storey rear extension and erection of a dormer extension in rear roof slope.

R/O 68-70 Pollards Hill North. 17/03363/DISC. Discharge of conditions 7 and 10 attached to planning permission 14/02311/P for the  Demolition of existing Vicarage (No. 66 Pollard’s Hill North)

11 Pollards Hill West. 17/03515/HSE & 17/03516/HSE  Demolition and erection of single storey rear extension; and erection of dormer extension in rear roof slope.

18 Pollards Hill West. 17/02410/DISC. Discharge of conditions 1,3,6,7,8 and part discharge of conditions 2 and 9 attached to planning permission 15/04600/P for the Demolition of building, erection of 5 houses with garages and formation of access road

93 Tylecroft Road. 17/03576/HSE.  Erection of dormer extension in rear roof slope and rooflights at front



About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. 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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