Boxpark Shoreditch


What I think of Boxpark, by one of its neighbours

Posted on January 11th, by Steve Thompson in Politics & Society. 10 comments

In Croydon, for Croydon? Nice try, but there’s a long way to go

A recent article in the Citizen on the subject of Boxpark exhorted us not to moan about it. But I feel that in some cases, rose-tinted spectacles have been too much in evidence. My aim here is to offer my own thoughts as a relatively near neighbour of the site (I live in Cross Road, Addiscombe).

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On the land where Boxpark stands

Posted on November 17th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Politics & Society. 13 comments

Liz Sheppard-Jones has a difficult personal relationship with Boxpark

It’s my own fault. ‘Let’s meet for coffee in Boxpark‘, I keep saying. Then comes guilt: I’m taking my coffee spend away from great places and great friends who’ve worked hard both to build up their businesses and to bring a quality product to Croydon. Places like Smoothbean! on Dingwall Road. And this is the reward I give … Read More »



Container crates, Croydon and me, by Mr Boxpark

Posted on November 30th, by Lauren Furey in Politics & Society. 4 comments

Roger Wade, CEO of Boxpark, gives Lauren Furey the lowdown on how, when and above all… why Croydon

Arriving at Boxpark Croydon’s marketing suite was like stepping into a wrapped up Christmas present. You shouldn’t peek, but it’s exciting. It was here I met Boxpark’s mastermind and CEO, Roger Wade, to hear what Croydon can expect from its new Boxpark, set to open in summer 2016.

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Boxpark is coming… don’t panic!

Posted on September 7th, by Lauren Furey in Politics & Society. 4 comments

Lauren Furey says a definite ‘no’ to ‘Cro-Do’ but a big ‘yes’ to the new Boxpark

This isn’t news. In fact, it’s old. The anticipated summer 2016 arrival of Croydon’s Boxpark has been well documented. Both local and national publications have proclaimed and celebrated the coming of Roger Wade’s pop-up mall to south London. Another Boxpark! On our own doorstep! It seems to tie in nicely with … Read More »