Archive | 2014

Guidance on how to object to KICC’s planning application for ‘change of use’ of 25 Church Road – Please act now!

The formal consultation period on KICC’s planning application’s for change of use of 25 Church Road to a D1 ‘Place of worship’, conference and counselling centre has now closed BUT Bromley council planning have confirmed that objections will still be accepted and considered up until the end of January. If you haven’t submitted your individual objection yet, please […]

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Another ‘change of use’ planning application submitted for 25 Church Road! Call to action!

Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) has submitted another planning application for ‘change of use’ of 25 Church Road to a D1 ‘Place of Worship’, conference and counselling centre with D2 add-on. We are waiting for the planning application to be validated and expect it to go live and out for the 3 week statutory consultation, […]

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Local residents and campaign supporters Mike Conrad and Paul Lloyd share their memories of going to the cinema at 25 Church Road

Mike Conrad and Paul Lloyd share their respective memories of going to the Rialto and Granada Upper Norwood cinemas at 25 Church Road “My family just want a cinema back, full stop.” writes Mike Conrad, local artist and campaigner Born in a nursing home (now a fire station) on Knights Hill in May 1933 I have lived in Norwood all […]

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Your comments on Kingsway International Christian Centre’s survey and proposals for change of use of 25 Church Road

A big ‘THANK YOU’ to everyone who took the time to contact the campaign, political representatives and Bromley planning with your comments on FORTY SHILLINGS, Kingsway International Christian Centre’s PR company’s survey and proposals for ‘change of use’ of 25 Church Road, the last remaining dedicated D2 ‘Assembly and leisure’ venue and only registered ‘Asset of Community Value’  in Crystal Palace. […]

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FONTGATE! Baptismal Font uncovered at ‘Open Day’ in cinema building – Councillors anger at being misled

VISITORS TO an open day organised by the Pentecostal church which owns the former cinema building at 25 Church Road found something they didn’t expect – a baptismal font. The font has long been rumoured to have been installed despite repeated denials by the church – Kingsway International Christian Centre – that it hadn’t. A […]

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Opposition to Church Plans ‘not anti-religious’ – says veteran Upper Norwood Councillor Pat Ryan

Plans to use 25 Church Road as a church are not being objected to on anti-religious grounds – and those that proclaim this to be the case are prepared to use ‘scare tactics’ and are exceptionally irresponsible. That is the message from veteran Upper Norwood Cllr Pat Ryan (Lab) in response to comments on Twitter […]

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25 Church Road – Have your say about KICC’s consultation! Survey closes Friday 10 October

Important news! Make your voice heard – please take part in KICC’s survey KICC’s proposals for ‘Change of Use’ of 25 Church Road to a D1 ‘Place of Worship/Conference’ venue with D2 add-on Last week, Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) said they had delivered 17,000 leaflets to promote their proposals for ‘Change of Use’ of 25 […]

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Change of use plans revealed for 25 Church Road – private briefing for political and ‘community’ stakeholders

The campaign has been forwarded details of a private briefing (pre-application consultation) on proposals for and tour of 25 Church Road for political and ‘community’ stakeholders which is being held on Monday and Tuesday 8/9 September prior to Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) submitting a new planning application. KICC have also set up 2 new websites for […]

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