John Lewis


Summer 2017 in brief

Posted on September 8th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

The big stories of the summer, summarised by the Citizen team

Animal rights campaigners staged a protest at the opening of Croydon High Street branch of Five Guys

On Monday 31st July, vegans and other animal rights protesters leafleted customers on the opening day of Croydon’s new branch of Five Guys, currently the fastest growing restaurant chain in the US and famed for its bacon milkshakes. Under the slogan ‘you buy, … Read More »



We’re all thinking it: will Westfield ever happen?

Posted on April 27th, by James Naylor in Politics & Society. 2 comments

Why Westfield’s delays are both foreseeable and risky despite what its proponents say

In recent months, one subject keeps rising, quite strangely, amongst the most read topics on the Citizen‘s website. It’s not Boxpark, Croydon Tech City or the sadly recently departed Croydon Radio. It has no reason to be there because we haven’t published, nor had call to publish, anything about it for six months. It … Read More »



Never knowingly undersold

Posted on December 23rd, by Andrew Dickinson in Economics & Business. No Comments

Andy Dickinson shares a message of hope to warm the cockles of Croydon’s heart

Dear Santa,

I know I haven’t written to you for a number of years for what I wish most for at christmas. I have become a bit forgetful and neglected to write and fallen a bit behind the times with my needs and wants.

It’s just that I have two new … Read More »