July 2017

Two Croydon hotels changing hands

Two Croydon hotels are changing hands it was announced this week. The Hilton in Purley Way is among ten hotels being sold off by Vincent Tchenguiz’s Consensus Business Group for around £600million. The property tycoon has instructed Savills and JLL to market the portfolio, which also includes the 603-bedroom Kensington Hilton. Meanwhile Dalata has sold...
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Six tech schemes shortlisted to make i-Street transformation

Six innovative tech schemes designed to enhance the experience of visitors to Croydon town centre, have been shortlisted in the Croydon i-Street competition. The teams were challenged to come up with a state-of-the-art piece of tech that as well as being a useful directional tool for visitors, was interactive and easily adaptable to accommodate Croydon’s...
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Boxpark Croydon and Brick by Brick win NLA awards

Croydon schemes have won two New London Architecture Awards with Boxpark Croydon and Brick by Brick both winning prestigious prizes. Boxpark, the shipping container pop-up mall next to East Croydon station, which opened towards the end of 2016, has won the ‘meanwhile’ category. The scheme features an events space surrounded by food and drink outlets,...
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Work on Norbury BMX track gets under way

Work starts this week on a new BMX track in Norbury Park. The ‘pump track’ will consist of four long straights, each of which with a series of obstacles for cyclists to navigate before the tight hairpin turns bring them onto the next leg of the course. Taking up less than the area of a...
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