SCCA Response to Croydon Local Plan Review

The South Croydon Community Association (SCCA) has submitted its response to the Croydon Local Plan Review.

SCCA Response to the Croydon Plan Review

This is the product of a range of activities: participation in Local Plan Review workshops, visits to the drop-in exhibition at the Whitgift Centre, informal meetings and correspondence with individual spatial planners, and an open public meeting organised by the SCCA.

We encourage residents to contribute to the online survey by the deadline of Monday 20th January 2020:

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SCCA Festive Party

The annual SCCA festive party will take place on Thursday 16th January from 7.30pm.

As usual, it will take place at an SCCA member’s home and there will be a charge (of around £12) to cover the cost of food. Everyone is encouraged to bring drinks.

If you wish to come, or have any questions, please contact John at by Friday 10th January.

SCCA Meeting: Local Plan for South Croydon

SCCA Meeting to discuss Croydon Council’s Local Plan for South Croydon

Date: Monday 6th January 2020

Time: 7.00pm

Venue: Croham Road Baptist Church Hall, 52 Croham Road CR2 7BA

Croydon Council is consulting residents on the revisions to its Local Plan to address the climate emergency and housing shortage.

The plan includes details of how many new homes the council aims to provide across the borough, including specific targets for South Croydon.

The SCCA is holding a public meeting on 6th January to discuss the details of the plan, particularly those pertaining to South Croydon. We will then submit a response to the council, on behalf of our community, reflecting the views and questions arising at the meeting, or sent to us at

Further information can be found online:

South Croydon Police Panel Meeting

Live or work in South Croydon? 
Have your say on making South Croydon safe from crime
Meet up with the local police liaison team at the the forthcoming Police Panel Meeting for the South Croydon Ward area

Date: Friday, 23 August

Time: 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Venue: The Emmanuel Centre, Normanton Road, South Croydon, CR2 7AF

No booking necessary. Come along to raise any issues or contact the SCCA if you can’t attend so we can represent you.

See the reported crime stats for July 2019 in South Croydon.

SCCA Litter Pick on Sat 6th July

The next SCCA community clean up will take place on Saturday 6th July. We invite volunteers from across the community to come together to clean up around South Croydon. This will be the third litter pick this year giving us the opportunity to meet up, tidy our local area and enjoy a drink afterwards.

Date: Saturday 6th July

Time: 11.30am – 1.00pm

Meeting Point:  Corner of Ruskin Parade by the seats opposite the fish & chip shop

Finish: Whelan’s Pub in Selsdon Road 

All bags, gloves etc will be provided by the council clean up team who will remove all the collected rubbish after the event.
Thanks again to Georgie Ray (SCCA) and Tracey Bellamy (Croydon Council) for organising this event.

SCCA Meeting with South Croydon Councillors

South Croydon Ward councillors will attend our next SCCA meeting on Monday 13th May in South Croydon United Church Hall.

This will give our local community an opportunity to question our local representatives about local and borough-wide issues such as planning and development, local shops, refuse and recycling  etc.

Come and let your local councillors know about the issues that concern you in South Croydon.

The South Croydon Ward councillors are:

  • Jason Perry (Economy, Jobs & Planning)
  • Maria Gatland (Children, Families & Learning)
  • Michael Neal (Licensing)

Please note that this meeting takes place at South Croydon United Church Hall at the junction of Aberdeen Road and Heathfield Road.

This is a public meeting – please encourage friends and neighbours to come along.

Date: Monday 13th May

Time: 7pm – 8.30pm

Venue: South Croydon United Church Hall, Aberdeen Road, South Croydon CR0 1EQ

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