Office space

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 »

Three reasons why Croydon’s naysayers won’t be satisfied anytime soon

Posted on November 14th, by Jonny Rose in Economics & Business. 5 comments

A night-time economy, housing for all, or flourishing business: you can only have one, choose wisely

Despite the breathy promises of billboard advertisements, unscrupulous life coaches, and personal development books, you can’t have it all.

The same goes for Croydon. The borough is indisputably on the up: it has become a much more exciting and vibrant place to live in the past few years. … Read More »

Out of the EU and back on track

Posted on March 16th, by Michael Swadling in Politics & Society. 18 comments

The Citizen’s EU referendum coverage begins with Michael Swadling presenting a case for ‘Crexit’

The EU referendum campaign has started. This represents a huge opportunity for the people of Britain to regain control of our democracy and leave the EU. I am campaigning for Britain to set itself free from the burden of EU membership and as a life-long resident of Croydon, I look forward … Read More »

Home-grown regeneration is just as important as outside investment

Posted on January 11th, by Harry Owen-Jones in Economics & Business. No Comments

Harry Owen-Jones analyses the town’s business community, its economic future, and the role of free spaces like 3Space

It’s been a little under two years since 3Space came to Croydon. From the fifth floor of Southern House we’ve looked down, and then up, at the redevelopment going on around East Croydon Station. Our neighbouring towers, once gloomy and empty, now have the lights on, full … Read More »