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Contacting our local Safer Neighbourhood Team

The police team for the Park Hill and Whitgift ward now have their own contact details. Their e mail address is parkhillandwhitgift.snt@met.police.uk and their mobile number is 07341 680553. They suggest texting might be the quickest way to get a response. But remember that they will only respond... Read more

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Collection of old recycling boxes

If you are using the new bins and no longer need your old recycling boxes, or want to use them for anything else, the council will collect them. You should empty them and leave them at the front of your property on Monday 24 September. The lids should be placed inside the empty boxes. The boxes will... Read more

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Bookings for tennis courts in Park Hill Park

The tennis courts in Park Hill Park are to receive some improvement works. They will remain free to use but from September 1 will have to be booked. Better, the company which manages the courts for Croydon Council, says this will allow players to reserve a court at their chosen time. To book, you ne... Read more

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Toilets in Park Hill Park now working

The toilets in Park Hill Park, closed for some years, have had a modest makeover and have re-opened. The outside has had a coat of paint and looks quite smart. The inside is not quite so smart but at least is clean, the toilets flush and the tap in the basin works. It would be a good idea to take yo... Read more

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Free exercise classes in Park Hill Park

A variety of free exercise classes are now available in Park Hill Recreation Ground. Classes include yoga, bootcamp, running, buggy exercise, abs workout and circuit training. The classes have to be booked via ourparks.org.uk (which also has links to the app). There is also a link from Croydon Counc... Read more

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Looking ahead at the Neighbourhood Meeting

Park Hill residents gathered in mid-May for the Neighbourhood Meeting. Chairman John Ingman reviewed the past year's activities. He then set out three areas where residents were invited to focus (as a community), these being Litter, Potholes and Parks [reporting problems with the first two may be ea... Read more

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NEW POLICING FOR THE NEW WARD

There is a new Safer Neighbourhood Team for the new Park Hill and Whitgift Estate ward. This note introduces the team and sets out what they plan to do. The team includes officers from the Fairfield Safer Neighbourhood Team. The team is: PC Tom Rowlatt, PC Ricky Ketman and PCSO Oliver White. ... Read more

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Successful litter collection

Park Hill residents collected a surprising amount of rubbish during the annual litter pick on 14 January. 21 bags of rubbish, a leaf blower, spare car parts and even a toilet seat were collected from around Park Hill Road. We hope this will encourage everyone to keep the streets clean.... Read more