Events industry, Croydon is ready for you

Posted on December 13th, by Hannah Luffman in Economics & Business. No Comments

Tech hubs, new employers, trendy pop-ups, and much more: it all adds up to a growing events economy for the borough

Don’t underestimate what is happening here. You’ve almost certainly read about and experienced some of the new venues opening up in Croydon this year. But it’s had an impact you may not have realised: after years of waiting for a viable alternative to events in central … Read More »

A gentrification manifesto: making it work for Croydon

Posted on October 20th, by Hannah Luffman in Economics & Business. 6 comments

There’s much to celebrate about what’s coming next for our town. But we have to put effort in to make it work for all of us

Gentrification, a term coined by Ruth Glass in the ’60s, is about the displacement of low-income families and small businesses due to redevelopment and regeneration in a town or city. The media highlights the incredible development and growth of a city … Read More »