Cherry Orchard Road

Cherry Orchard Road is a road and planned building development in East Croydon, London. The street is part of the longer A222 road for all of its length. This road carries on to Old Bexley and passes a major junction with the A20 dual-carriageway to Central London and Dover, and the A21 road with connections with Hastings and Lewisham.

The road joins Addiscombe with East Croydon, and is a vital link to the major transport interchange of East Croydon station where there are overground services and Tramlink services on all routes. The station provides mainline services from Southern, Southeastern, First Capital Connect and CrossCountry, formerly Virgin Trains. These train operating companies provide services to the South Coast, Bedford, Manchester, Luton and Luton Airport, Gatwick Airport, and fast services to London Victoria and London Bridge. There are also tram services from East Croydon eastbound to New Addington, Elmers End and Beckenham. It is also the closest Tramlink stop for westbound services. From here there are trams to Wimbledon station on route 3 for connections to the London Underground, and on route 1 and 2 services terminate at West Croydon station for trains to Sutton and slow trains to Central London as well as London Overground services from 2010. There is also a bus station at West Croydon with buses on the northbound corridor and the rest of the borough.

Cherry Orchard Road is also the name of a proposed development planned for the land next to the southern part of the road that is currently occupied by Cherry Orchard Gardens, Amy Johnson House, the Porter and Sorter public house and some disused land. The planned development would comprise a residential tall building, a hotel, a restaurant/bar, retail outlets and other residential buildings. Part of the development will include pedestrian access to the proposed 'East-West Link' bridge that will enable easier pedestrian travel between East and West Croydon and provide an alternative entrance to East Croydon Station. The new proposal is being developed to take account of concerns expressed about a previous scheme which was withdrawn from planning in 2009.

No. 1 Croydon (formerly the NLA Tower) stands at the end of the road on an island in between a roundabout. Until 2009 it was the tallest building in the town.

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