September 2017

Croydon’s first arts store to open in the heart of town centre

2017-09-26T09:17:44+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Recent news, Regeneration|

A former furniture store in the Whitgift Shopping Centre is to be temporarily taken over by a consortium of local and neighbouring arts organisations.

Croydon Arts Store (CAS) will open its doors at the former site of Grange furniture store on […]

Have your say on the Good Evening Croydon finalists

2017-09-22T11:04:01+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Recent news, Regeneration|

Five exciting and diverse proposals that each aim to bring a unique offering to Croydon’s nightlife have been shortlisted in the council’s Good Evening Croydon project.

Earlier this year, local organisations were asked to submit their creative concepts to refresh the […]

Programme of events announced for Surrey Street Sunday market

2017-09-14T16:37:30+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Recent news, Regeneration|

A programme of weekly events that will take place in Surrey Street alongside the Sunday market has been revealed for the first time.

The Sunday market returns this week with a variety of new offerings for customers, including street food, homemade […]

Croydon becomes home to first HMRC regional centre

2017-09-12T15:20:14+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Recent news, Regeneration|

Croydon has become home to HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) first regional centre, which was officially opened this morning.

1 Ruskin Square is the first of the government department’s 13 new state-of-the-art regional centres to welcome staff.

The 184,000 square feet of […]

Fairfield Halls to open its doors as part of Open House London

2017-09-08T13:14:38+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Recent news, Regeneration|

Croydon’s Fairfield Halls is to open its doors next weekend to give the public a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the refurbishment for the first time since its £30m transformation began.

Fans of the iconic and much-cherished Croydon theatre can join a public tour […]

August 2017

Positive step forward for Croydon Local Plan

2017-08-25T09:18:49+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Recent news, Regeneration|

The Croydon Local Plan which sets out the borough’s growth and development vision over the next 20 years has taken another positive step forward.

Earlier this year, the Secretary of State appointed an independent planning inspector to lead the examination of […]

Croydon i-street competition winner revealed

2017-08-24T09:45:46+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Recent news, Regeneration|

An interactive, LED-lit, halo device that will help people find their way around Croydon’s changing streetscape has been crowned winner of the Croydon i-street competition.

The halos which come in three forms – a simple ring, a ribbon and a clover […]

Pedestrianisation of High Street to boost night time economy

2017-08-21T11:31:43+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Recent news, Regeneration|

The pedestrianisation of North End is set to be extended to include some of High Street, as part of a 12 month pilot to improve movement across the town centre and boost the night time economy.

The project, which aims to […]

Housebuilding company Brick by Brick shortlisted in five awards

2017-08-15T11:59:10+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Recent news, Regeneration|

The housebuilding company set up by the council, Brick by Brick, has been shortlisted in five separate categories at the Inside Housing Development Awards.

Celebrating the very best residential development across the UK from the past year, the awards showcase projects […]

Public invited to New Addington leisure centre information event

2017-08-09T11:42:46+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Recent news, Regeneration|

Residents in New Addington and Fieldway are invited to a special event to hear how their comments have helped shape council plans for the new £25m leisure and community centre.

Changes have been made to the proposals for the multi-million pound […]