Month

August 2018

Brgr&Beer rated as one of the best UK burger restaurants

Brgr&Beer in Croydon has been rated the fourth best burger restaurant in the UK by TripAdvisor reviewers. Its position was announced as the travel website revealed the 10 best burger restaurants in the country according to TripAdvisor diners ahead of National Burger Day on Thursday (August 23). The TripAdvisor list of the top burger restaurants...

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Brick by Brick gets planning consent

Brick by Brick has been granted planning for its Shrublands development in Shirley, Croydon. The development is an infill scheme proposing three new residential buildings that sit as pavilions in an enhanced landscape setting designed by Mae Architects. This development will provide 26 new and 100% affordable rent homes. The buildings will consist of 15...

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Croydon is given the title of the UK’s musical capital

Croydon has been crowned the UK’s musical capital by Pringles. Pringles enlisted global music streaming service Deezer and music journalist Robbie Wojociechowski to research the birthplaces of the UK’s most streamed artists and find out the country’s differing musical tastes. Croydon is home to the BRIT School. Alumni include Adele, Amy Winehouse and – more...

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Driverless car company FiveAI gather data on the streets of Croydon

Driverless cars on the streets of Croydon moved a step closer this week, with important data being gathered across the borough. FiveAI, a leading UK business developing technology for autonomous vehicles, aim to trial a shared driverless passenger service in London by 2019. Starting this week, up to 10 Five AI vehicles will be gathering...

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New 100 per cent affordable scheme gets planning go ahead

Notting Hill Genesis have been given the green light to build a “100 per cent” affordable scheme on Wellesley Road. The new 26-storey tower block will be delivered on the site of Cambridge House, currently a four-storey office block that will be demolished to make way for the new development. Work is due to be...
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First glimpse of Croydon’s newest creative hub

Croydon’s newest cultural magnet will be unveiled next Saturday (11 August) from 12-4pm, at an Open Day for the ASC Studios – Grafton Quarter. One of London’s largest artists’ workspace charities, The Artists’ Studio Company, has purchased the new-build property to offer 104 purpose-built affordable studios for fine artists, designer-makers and not-for-profit arts charities. Studio...
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