Month

September 2018

International economic links promoted as Chinese delegation visits Croydon

A high-level delegation from a Chinese regional government has visited Croydon to promote economic links between the borough and the province of Henan. The visit was an opportunity to promote Croydon’s £5.25 billion regeneration initiative and highlight some of the borough’s major commercial and residential developments. As part of the visit the delegation met Croydon’s...

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Drop-in events to discuss state-of-the-art football and community hub proposals

Croydon Council is hosting two drop-in events to further discuss its plans for two new state-of-the-art football and community facilities in the borough. As part of Sport England and the Football Association’s Parklife project, Croydon has the opportunity to receive £6–7million funding to provide two proposed football ‘hubs’; one at Purley Way Playing Fields and...

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Strong Recruitment Group and StingABC to hold open day

Strong Recruitment Group has partnered up with StingABC, an amateur boxing club in Croydon, to run an open day on 5th October. Strong Group, in conjunction with third-party stakeholders, have developed a programme to create training and job opportunities that lead to fulfilling careers for the young people in Croydon. This programme aims to also...

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Public get chance to view ongoing £30m refurb at Fairfield Halls

Members of the public will be able to get an inside look at the ongoing refurbishment of Fairfield Halls, as Open House Weekend returns to Croydon. The venue, currently undergoing a £30million refurb, is opening its doors for four sold out tours of 25 people on Saturday – the first time the public have been...

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Inspired and spoken word lyricist bring poetry to Croydon

Micro-apartment developer Inspired Homes has collaborated with spoken word lyricist Benedict Smith to reveal beauty in the heart of Croydon. Benedict Smith, 20, was invited to write and perform a poem to promote Innova, a new 235-apartment development on Croydon’s Edridge Road, opposite Queen’s Square and the Civic Quarter. Spending most of his life in...

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Sports and leisure centres revamp underway across Croydon

A four-month makeover is underway at Thornton Heath Leisure Centre, marking the start of the latest package of investment into council-owned leisure and sports centres across the borough. At Thornton Heath, the changing areas in both the health and fitness area and sports hall will be refurbished, with new showers, flooring, redecoration and brighter lighting....

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New £6.5m state-of-the-art youth zone starts to take shape

Croydon’s new £6.5m state-of-the-art Youth Zone is taking shape with the steel frame installed this week. Passers-by can now see the outline of the Legacy Youth Zone at the site on Whitehorse Road in Selhurst, where construction work started earlier this year. And this week young people were proud to unveil their specially-designed hoardings, which highlight...

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Croydon Partnership £1.4bn scheme edges closer as CPOs are secured

A further step towards the commencement of Croydon’s £1.4billion retail development has been achieved following the delivery of formal notices to affected premises under the Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO). This week Croydon Council issued notices to landowners and other affected parties that the CPO process was to begin, which enables the land acquisition process to...

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