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Croydon planning application stats

Our planning permission win rate for the Croydon area is as follows:



UK Average


Resi's planning consultant

Jordan Macann

Former Wandsworth Council Planning Officer
Croydon's planning officers

Tracey Williams, Haniel Li, Tiffany Chan, Yvette Ralston, Tiffany Liang, ...

190 Number of applications
0 - 372 days Submit to complete time
174 Granted applications
16 Refused applications
8w 1d Average decision time
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We've had 174 planning applications approved in Croydon

Ground floor Side and rear

Shirley, CR0 5HX

07 Sep '20

Ground floor Internal alteration

Spring Park Road, CR0 5ED

31 May '23

Ground floor Rear

Shirely Avenue , CR0 8SQ

18 May '22

Ground floor Rear

Shirely Avenue , CR0 8SQ

15 Jul '22

Two storey Side

Upfield, CR0 5DR

07 Jul '21

Ground floor Rear

Bennetts Avenue , CR0 8AL

30 May '22

Ground floor Rear

Wickham Road , CR0 8DP

17 Dec '20

Two storey Side

Stuart Crescent, CR0 8QP

15 Jan '21

Ground floor Internal alteration

Ashburton Avenue, CR0 7JE

09 Aug '23

Loft Hip to gable with main dormer

Wickham Road, CR0 8DJ

02 Jul '24

Ground floor Wraparound

Outram Road, CR0 6XF

14 Jul '22

Two storey Side

Fairhaven Avenue, CR0 7RX

06 Jul '23

Ground floor Side infill

Woodside Road, SE25 5DP

13 Feb '19

Ground floor Rear

Tedder Road, CR2 8AQ

22 Nov '19

Loft L shaped dormer

Woodside Road, SE25 5DY

24 Mar '23

The above are all actual Resi projects in and around Croydon. Projects have been anonymised in accordance with GDPR data regulations.

Average construction costs for the Upper Shirley area

In the last year, the construction costs we've seen for the Upper Shirley area are as follows:



Side Infill




First Floor


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Here's just a few projects we've done near Upper Shirley

Pollards Hill South

Pollards Hill South

Ground floor rear
Completed 2021
Planning authority Croydon

Clifford Road

Clifford Road

Ground floor side infill
Completed 2020
Planning authority Croydon

Queen Mary Road

Queen Mary Road

Ground floor side infill
Completed 2022
Planning authority Croydon

Why people near Upper Shirley love Resi

Over 8400 homeowners have trusted Resi with their home extensions — that’s more than any other architect in the UK.

Came across Resi in 2017 and have to say their service has been exceptional on all fronts. Prompt...


Loft Hip to gable with main dormer

Alexander Ell

Used to do initial design phase for a loft conversion and internal remodelling. Very helpful in t...


Loft Main dormer

The best out there

I have been with Resi now for over a year and they have looked after me well. They have helped me...


Two storey Side

Luisa Wolf

The planning permission (1st of that kind on my neighbourhood) for the extension of my house was...


Loft Main dormer

Peter Spence

So easy! Previous experience with face to face architect not great. But Resi are so easy to deal ...


Ground floor Rear

Resi are a great investment!

Resi have been great. We knew we needed help and saw a couple of “all in” firms before we found...


Ground floor Rear

Patricia Ladly

I had my reservations about getting design plans on-line but the whole process has been very prof...


Loft Main dormer


Very impressed with the service and the attention to detail to my requirements. the team were ver...


Ground floor Rear

Freddie White

Great service, easy to use and very fast results, highly recommend. Easy process from start to fi...


Whole house New build

Absolutely Brilliant!

I was recommended to use Resi by a friend of mine. I found the whole process an absolute dream. F...


Ground floor Side infill

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