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Letter from HADRA about the planning application for 17 Hartley...

15 March 2020

This article contains a letter from the HADRA committee about Planning application 20/00699/FUL at 17 Hartley Hill:  


An update from HADRA on the Coronavirus

17 March 2020

Yesterday, 16th March, the Prime Minister issued advice (https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-pm-urges-britons-to-avoid-pubs-restaurants-and-theatres-11958549) for people to stop all non-essential contact and travel because of the Coronavirus pandemic. During this announcement, it was made clear that the situation has not yet peaked, and therefore it is probably safe to assume that these restrictions will only...


Purley Tower set to go ahead

09 July 2020

We have today received notification from the Secretary of State that the planning application for the redevelopment of Purley Baptist Church (aka "Purley Tower") has received approval to go ahead.


Freedom of Information (FOI) Request

11 September 2019

HADRA has today submitted a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to Croydon Council so that we can better understand and analyse the current planning situation in our borough.


Second Purley Tower Public Inquiry concluded

06 December 2019

Today, after 4 days of discussions, the second public inquiry into the proposed 17th storey Purley Tower concluded. As you will be aware, HADRA are one of the 7 local Residents' Associations who are formally objecting to these plans and we were represented at this week's inquiry by our current Chairman,...


Redevelopment in Coulsdon Court Road

11 March 2020

Frustrated neighbours have contacted HADRA recently in relation to the proposed redevelopment of back gardens in Coulsdon Court Road.


Purley Tower Update 29 June 2019

29 June 2019

Further to the decision of the Secretary of State James Brokenshire to re-open the Public Inquiry, some members of the seven objecting Residents' Associations (including HADRA) met with the Purley Baptist Church and the developer Thornsett in early June to discuss the situation.


Croydon Council proceeds with unpopular emission-based parking charges

06 September 2019

Despite only 5% of people supporting the proposed Emissions Based Parking charges, Croydon Council has today announced that intends to plough ahead with the proposed changes.


Haydn Avenue is under attack from developers

15 February 2020

A planning application to demolish the bungalow at 9B Haydn Avenue and build a block of 9 flats was approved by Croydon Council last August.


Further update on 24 Coulsdon Court Road

28 October 2019

Further to the Developer’s meeting with Residents at Coulsdon Manor on 24 September 2019 he has submitted another planning application to erect 2 x four bedroom semi-detached houses on the front of the site and at the rear of the site a terrace of 3 x four bedroom houses and...


Plans to demolish 22 Hartley Down and replace with 9...

03 October 2019

We are aware of plans to demolish 22 Hartley Down, a detached family home, and replace it with 9 flats.


Purley Tower - joint statement from the residents associations

09 December 2018

A Joint Statement by Riddlesdown, Hartley District, Sanderstead, East Coulsdon, Coulsdon West, Old Coulsdon and Kenley District Residents’ Associations.


Plans for 3 new back garden houses in...

17 September 2019

An application has been made by the owners of 32 Hartley Old Road to convert the back gardens of 30-34 Hartley Old Road into a plot of 3 new houses.


Bus Service Changes

25 October 2019

On Saturday 2 November, TfL are making the following changes to bus routes 50, 60, 197, 250, 264, 405, 412, 433 and 466 in Croydon.  


Planning Application for Purley Tower Refused

03 December 2018

We have received notification today from the Secretary of State that the application to redevelop Purley Baptist Church (a.k.a. "Purley Tower") has been REFUSED.


Latest from Croydon Guardian

14 July 2020

Thank you for your interest in HADRA's new online membership system.

This is currently being trialled and we are therefore ironing-out a few kinks still remaining.  If you would like to renew your membership online and be part of this trial, please follow these steps:

  1. You will need a HADRA account and most likely, unless you have visited this page before, you will not have one.  On the next page, scroll down to the bottom and click the link "Don't have an account?" to create one. 

  2. Complete your name, user name, password and email as required.  Check your email for a link we send you which will verify your email address.  (Note that you must log in to this new account on the HADRA site at least once within a week of creating it, otherwise it may be removed automatically).

  3. Use your HADRA user name and password to log into the renewals section.  You will be prompted either to renew or create new membership, depending on whether your email address has been found in our membership system.

  4. Please complete the membership renewal page and fill-in any missing information, such as your address and telephone number, following the prompts where necessary.

  5. To confirm your payment, click on the "Confirm Contribution" button at the bottom of the page and you will be presented with a confirmation page asking you to verify the information you have entered.  If all looks OK, click "continue", otherwise click "Back".

  6. You will be taken to the PayPal site to process your payment, and then will receive an email confirming that the payment was made.

  7. As we are still testing this system, it would assist us if you could report any issues you face to the Membership Secretary


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