Monthly Archive: August 2016

Croydon’s day of Pride

An estimated 3,000 people turned out for Croydon’s first Pridefest on Sunday (28 August), with approximately 500 taking part in the parade from North End. The event was a celebration of south London’s LGBT+...

Sunday market comes to Surrey Street

Croydon’s Surrey Street will be fully open for business on Sundays from 4 September with a new weekly market. As part of a £500,000 package of improvements the council has opened the street to...

Opening Croydon’s historic and modern doors

More than a dozen of Croydon’s landmark buildings will be revealing their inner secrets over the weekend of 17 & 18 September as part of the annual Open House London festival of architecture and...

Nominations are open for Mayor’s Civic Awards

Nominations are now being invited for Croydon’s 2016 Civic Awards. Since 2012 the awards have been held to celebrate the countless hours of commitment demonstrated by the many local people who dedicate themselves to...

New community and leisure centre for New Addington

Plans to bring a £17m community and leisure centre and new housing to New Addington were given the go ahead by Croydon’s planning committee on Thursday 18 August. The committee gave unanimous support to...