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Liberalising Croydon’s night-time economy

Posted on January 8th, by Michael Swadling in Politics & Society. 3 comments

Freeing up Croydon for new after-dark venues can only be a good thing

Croydon Council has written – but not yet published – a Review of Licensing & Policing of Croydon’s Night-Time Economy. The review was written by a cross-party committee, chaired by Councillor Callton Young OBE.

The report covers the approach to policing venues wishing to play “bashment, grime and similar genres of music” with … Read More »



Seven initial thoughts about Boxpark Croydon and its prospects for our town

Posted on November 8th, by Jonny Rose in Economics & Business. 17 comments

Croydon’s salvation or hipster invasion? You have three years to decide…

So, it’s here – it’s finally here!

80 shipping containers, 20,000 sq ft, a hundred tonnes of corrugated iron have come together to make the newest hotspot in Croydon, Boxpark Croydon.The venue is a food and entertainment space housing forty restaurants including central London heavyweights MeatLiquor, Chilango, Mama Lan and Breakfast Club – … Read More »