Almshouses


Almshouses – the future of elderly care?

Posted on October 16th, by Rajdeep in Politics & Society. 3 comments

Rajdeep Sandhu uncovers what might be the future of care for the aged, hidden behind a local landmark…

On the corner of a busy high street sits an old unassuming building. It has stood there for the past 400 years, watching as the streets around it have changed beyond recognition. Its neighbours have turned into shiny banks, hairdressers or restaurants all parted by a rattling … Read More »



Croydon’s Secret Tourists

Posted on December 11th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in History. 3 comments

We might not have a giant wheel or a museum full of dinosaurs, but we should love Croydon for the same reasons thousands of tourists do

Croydon’s best kept secret is out – we are a hot tourist destination. Couples on a romantic weekend away, families looking for fun activities, backpackers seeing the world – all these and more make … Read More »