Month

March 2018

Croydon’s biggest awards open for entries after glittering launch

Croydon’s biggest and best business awards are open for entries after a glittering launch party attended by more than 200 business people. The fourth annual Croydon Business Excellence Awards in association with Willmott Dixon celebrate the achievements of the borough’s vibrant business community. Guests at the launch reception, sponsored by Green Network Energy at Renaissance...
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Croydon commissions new ground art project

Croydon’s streets are getting a splash of colour with new ground-based artworks installed across the town centre.   The first pieces were installed at the junction of High Street and Park Street and High Street and Katharine Street. The artwork frames either end of the pedestrianised area of the town centre, which is set to...
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Croydon community arts thriving this summer

Croydon is lining up an exciting summer programme following funding awards for community arts groups. Highlights include an international festival of live performance and visual arts; a high-impact theatre production inspired by young people from Croydon; the return of the Crystal Palace Festival; a new Festival of Peace; and another series of LMP on the...
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Croydon awarded grant to develop Creative Enterprise Zone

Croydon could become home to one of the capital’s first Creative Enterprise Zones after receiving a grant of £50,000 to develop their bid. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced the successful applicants who will now go on to compete to home one of three Creative Enterprise Zones, with the winners confirmed later this...
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MIPIM 2018 hears why the GLA “loves Croydon” so much

Love was definitely in the air as an international audience heard about the exciting developments happening in Croydon – transforming the town into a fantastic place to work, live and play. The Croydon: It’s Happening debate at MIPIM – the world’s largest real estate exhibition – drew a big crowd to the London Stand this...
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