Dormitory town

Croydon is for community, not commuting

Posted on January 4th, by Luke Langlands in Politics & Society. 3 comments

If our town is to retain its identity, we must actively resist becoming just another commuter hub

Croydon’s hard-earned self-determination was achieved through people electing to spend time and money in the borough’s regenerated commercial, cultural and property sectors. However, this community commitment is being undermined by London-centric housing developments that see Croydon as only a ‘base’ to sleep and get easy access to the capital.

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Croydon’s space shortage

Posted on June 21st, by Laurence Grant in Economics & Business. 8 comments

Whether you want to grow your business or enjoy an evening out with a difference, Croydon’s shrinking space should worry you

Since its launch on Friday 3rd March, Croydon’s Small Business Commission has held roundtables, forums, and conferences all over Croydon for the small business community in Croydon. While business owners from a wide range of industries – tech, transport, media, marketing, and many more – voiced their … Read More »

Print archive: September 2015 – Dormitory town?

Posted on September 30th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

The spectre of being nothing more than a home for commuters haunted Croydon in this bumper edition of the Citizen

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