My Account – you can use My Account on the Council website to report local issues, pay council tax, report missed bins and more.
MyCroydon app - if you have a smartphone or tablet, download the Don't Mess with Croydon app to report a number of issues directly into the council’s computerised systems, helping to speed up the processing time for dealing with it.
Email Updates: Croydon Council have introduced Email Updates which will be sent to residents who provide their e-mail address by completing the form on their website.
Crime and safety news
Bulky Waste collection: This service is free. The Council will collect up to 14 items per visit (4 items if white goods) with no restriction on the number of collections booked within a year. Telephone Croydon Council on 020 8726 6200 to arrange a date and time or see website .
Garden waste: Details of the Garden Waste collection service can be found here.
Free collection of hazardous waste: Small quantities of hazardous waste can be taken away free of charge e.g. old paint, garden chemicals etc. The safe removal of asbestos sheeting from old garden sheds can also be arranged by calling Corporation of London - Hazardous Waste Unit on 020 7332 3433.
Reporting Problems: You can report anything from abandoned cars and noise nuisance to graffiti. If you have a Smartphone or tablet, you might like to download the My Croydon app which enables you to access many services including reporting problems.
Contact your local councillors direct: Your local Conservative Councillors, Margaret Bird and Steve Hollands hold a surgery on the last Saturday of every month (except August and December) between 10.00 am and 12.00 noon in the Guide Hut at the rear of the shops on Tudor Parade. You can contact them as follows:
Margaret Bird or phone 020 8604 7035 / 01737 555573 / 07710 184942
Steve Hollands or phone 020 8405 1902
Libraries: There's more to the library these days than just books. They have free computer access, videos and DVD's for hire from £1.00 to £3.00 for a week at a time, a Reading Group and lots of activities for babies and young children. For those who are partially sighted there are books in Large Print, on Audio Cassettes and CD’s. Your nearest local library is in Bradmore Way, next to Coulsdon C of E School. There is also Coulsdon Library on the main Brighton Road in Coulsdon.