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In memory of the soldiers of Cane Hill

Posted on August 27th, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. No Comments

Sean Creighton on actions to honour the memory of local soldiers traumatised by combat

Barratt Homes has started work to build 675 homes at the former 205 acre Cane Hill Asylum and Hospital site. It will cost £210 million. Croydon Council will receive around £10 million in community infrastructure levy monies. Hyde Housing Association will run the 25% of the homes designated ‘affordable’. It is … Read More »



10,000 attend the restaurant quarter’s South End Food Festival 2015

Posted on July 9th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. 3 comments

This year’s successful Croydon Food Festival, which took place on Sunday 28th June, attracted over 70 stalls and 10,000 visitors to South Croydon. 

Release begins: The crowds came out with the sun in their thousands to make South Croydon’s annual feast for foodies – the 2015 South End Food Festival – which left many traders virtually sold out. *

A staggering 10,000 people flocked to this fourth annual food … Read More »



South End food festival to return to Croydon on Sunday 20th July

Posted on June 19th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

To the delight of foodies throughout Croydon and beyond, the South End food festival returns for its third consecutive year on Sunday 20th July.  The festival will showcase the restaurants and businesses in Croydon restaurant quarter and will feature live music, alfresco dining, children’s activities, a demo kitchen and food sampling. 

Release begins: The South End Food Festival returns next month bigger and better with an extended street … Read More »



A tale of two developments: Cane Hill and Caterham Barracks

Posted on February 12th, by Matthew Doyle in History. 2 comments

Matthew Doyle contemplates buildings steeped in Victorian history which are set for regeneration

Two developments. Two lives. A shared sense of history links them both as does proximity. One is in Croydon, the other over the boundary in our spiritual home of Surrey. The Victorian era gave them their birth but their future lies in the residential housing market. Unlike the visual migraine of the … Read More »