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Why worry about Croydon town centre’s night-time economy?

Posted on February 15th, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Sean Creighton sheds some light on Croydon’s after-dark scene

Following previous closures of venues such as Yates and the Black Sheep, the news of the closure of the 2,500 capacity Tiger Tiger nightclub has shocked people into action about the state of the town centre’s night-time economy.

A Tiger Tiger spokesperson said: “It’s been a long time coming. Footfall in Croydon has gone down … Read More »



News in brief December 2015 / January 2016

Posted on January 21st, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. 2 comments

The big Croydon news stories from the end of 2015 and the start of 2016, summarised for your convenience

TfL plans to widen Fiveways Bridge to increase car capacity

The History & Social Action Blog reported that Transport for London has, after a consultation with Croydon Council and with the public, decided on ‘proposal 2′. This will ‘widen the existing bridge carrying … Read More »



Event review: the Alternative Dubstep Orchestra plays Croydon Minster, Thursday 23rd July

Posted on July 31st, by Lauren Furey in Culture. 3 comments

Dubstep, drinks and dancing in the aisles – Lauren Furey on the night ADO rocked Croydon Minster

Ambition Festival gave us lots of treats and it was hard to know which event to attend. But one in particular really grabbed my attention – the Alternative Dubstep Orchestra (ADO). The group, from Birmingham, lays its own instrumental style onto classic dubstep songs, re-working and re-shaping them into a … Read More »



Croydon Bass Lift: Black Sheep’s little lamb?

Posted on April 18th, by Jess Bashford in Culture. No Comments

Jess Bashford discovers an unexpected night full of booming bass at Fairfield Halls

Who knew Fairfield Halls held this type of music event? Booming bass, lively lighting and under 30s. But they do – it’s called Croydon Bass Lift. With Black Sheep Bar’s unfortunate closing, it was great to see a night where bass-heavy music was championed. Since Croydon is one of dubstep’s original homes, … Read More »