Grosvenor Road and Belgrave Road Estate

Grosvenor Road and Belgrave Road estate is in north Croydon, SE25 5AW.  Click here to see a map of the estate but note that this is not a redevelopment of the whole estate.

Following on from the recent drop-in event held on Tuesday 28th June, we held another event on Wednesday 10th August 2016 to give you an opportunity to give your views and find out more about the proposed development on this site.

There was another community engagement event on Thursday 9 November, 2017 from 4pm-8pm at the New Destiny Christian Church, 1A Cargreen Road, London, SE25 5AD.

If you were not able to attend, you can see the architect’s proposed plans that were shown at the event and the general feedback and suggestions from the consultation below.

Once you have had the opportunity to look over the proposed designs, you are welcome to leave any comments or questions you may have in our webform below.

Architect's proposed plans

PLEASE NOTE: This document is only the proposed plans and are not final

3rd Event: 9th November 2017 (Most Recent)

Public Consultation Boards – 9.11.2017 (Most Recent) 

2nd Event: 10th August 2016

Public Consultation Boards

Public Consultation Boards Options

1st Event: 28th June 2016

Public Consultation Boards 1,2 & 5

Public Consultation Board 3:

Consultation Feedback

Feedback from Community Engagement Event – 9/11/2017

Key Points

  • Most residents were undecided about the amended design proposals.
  • Many residents were supportive of the addition of a community facility.
  • Residents noted that a community centre would be their preferred use for a community facility.
  • Residents were mainly supportive of improvements to public realm, although some were undecided.
  • There has been crime in the area (e.g. vandalism, burglaries)

Key Concerns

  • Lack of parking provisions on the estate for current residents.
  • Pressure on parking on surrounding streets with the introduction of a car-free development.
  • Security access on current tower blocks.
  • Storey height of proposed tower block.
  • Residents of the tower blocks were concerned about the loss of view and natural daylight.
  • Some residents felt that the development proposals did not address the shortage of family homes in the borough.
  • Concern about cladding on current blocks.
  • Loss of external drying space.
  • Anti-social behavior at the bus stand.
  • Fly-tipping is a problem in South Norwood.

Suggestions

  • Improved street lighting.
  • Improved CCTV cameras.
  • Improvements to the entrances of the blocks.
  • Improved security door access.
  • Housing surgery for the community hub space (e.g. drop in centre).
  • More social housing as part of tenure mix.
  • Residents noted that they would like to see improvements to children’s play areas as part of the improvements to public realm.
  • More police presence.
  • Solar Panels on proposed low-rises
  • Sprinkler system in tower blocks.

 

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If you are not able to attend or you would like more information, please call us on 020 8536 1436/ 0800 644 6040 (freephone) or contact us by email croydon@newmanfrancis.org.

 

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