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#SaveTheGlam: ‘Time to show the owners we’re serious’

Inside Croydon

The next steps to Save the Glamorgan pub on Cherry Orchard Road take place on Monday, with an important meeting at the Town Hall of those who wish to support the campaign.

The Glamorgan, marked up for demolition

Following coverage on Inside Croydon in the summer, moves were made by Addiscombe residents led by Labour councillor Sean Fitzsimons to stop a planning application to demolish the historic old boozer and build another block of flats – for residents in an area which has been steadily stripped of many of its public amenities, including its community pubs.

The owner’s application to demolish the 190-year-old building near East Croydon Station is on hold while an application to have the Glamorgan declared an Asset of Community Value is reviewed. If ACV status is granted, it means that the property owners will have to give the local community 18 months’ grace to find…

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