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Glamorgan pub plan shows it is asset of community value

Inside Croydon

The community want it as a pub, a successful businessman and landlord wants to run it. As KEN TOWL reports from last night’s #SaveTheGlam meeting, who needs more unaffordable flats in East Croydon?

In the febrile world of rocketing land prices, there will always be those who see a business opportunity where others see the depredation of a community.

Councillors, pub managers and beer enthusiasts have met at Croydon Town Hall for the  #SavetheGlam group

That particular conflict is, right now, being fought over a 19th century building on Cherry Orchard Road. Those in the latter group, The Save the Glamorgan group, met at the Town Hall last night, a mixture of concerned local residents – and their contributions proved to be very interesting – and the local CAMRA members who are, of course, perennially worried about pub closures.

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