Project B

Join a panel discussion on well-being in Croydon’s built environment: beyond sustainability

Posted on May 29th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

On Wednesday 20th June from 6:00pm – 8:00pm, you are invited to attend a panel discussion run by Croydon’s Constructing Excellence Club on well-being in Croydon’s built environment. 

Release begins: Croydon is currently experiencing the beginnings of an intense phase of development which will have great impact on both the public realm and the lives of those living and working there.

Join Croydon Constructing Excellence Club for presentations and … Read More »

Event review: Croydon’s Joe Head releases a solo album and plays live at Project B

Posted on March 28th, by Paul Dennis in Culture. No Comments

A new solo album by Croydon’s Joe Head and highlights from a talent-packed open mic evening

If you know anything at all about the Croydon music scene, you will have at least a passing familiarity with Joe Head. Chances are that you will have heard him at an open mic night in either Croydon or Carshalton, or if heavier music is your choice, you may have seen … Read More »

London Borough of Culture 2019: why Croydon didn’t win

Posted on March 8th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. 2 comments

One reason stood out straight away

We’re disappointed – the London Evening Standard had us as second favourites to win – but we rallied quickly. The creative community of Croydon is positive and resilient. On the day that the result of the competition to be London’s first Borough of Culture was announced, council leader Tony Newman tweeted: “congrats to the winners and I guess we remain ‘The Alternative Borough … Read More »

Croydon debates: is social media good for local government?

Posted on March 6th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Politics & Society. 2 comments

Does Twitter air Croydon’s dirty linen in public?

Croydon Debate Club is organised and chaired by Robert Ward, a Citizen contributor and now a Conservative candidate for the local council. After a break of ten months, the club invited Croydonians of any political affiliation to attend Project B on Wednesday 21st February to debate whether social media has a positive or negative impact on local government.

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Events industry, Croydon is ready for you

Posted on December 13th, by Hannah Luffman in Economics & Business. No Comments

Tech hubs, new employers, trendy pop-ups, and much more: it all adds up to a growing events economy for the borough

Don’t underestimate what is happening here. You’ve almost certainly read about and experienced some of the new venues opening up in Croydon this year. But it’s had an impact you may not have realised: after years of waiting for a viable alternative to events in central … Read More »

The changers of Croydon need businesses like Bobski’s Kitchen

Posted on September 30th, by Tom Black in Economics & Business. 3 comments

A brush with death for a local culinary favourite raises long-term questions about the shape of the Croydon to come

The sign pictured above caused a storm when it appeared both physically and across Croydon’s Twittersphere last week. It’s easy to see why – a Croydonian starting a small business, one that brings delicious and oh-so-chic street food to our town centre, no less – then being … Read More »

Event report: Croydon’s young people’s Use Your Voice initiative, Tuesday 2nd August

Posted on August 9th, by Max Shirley in Politics & Society. No Comments

Max Shirley reports on a Brexit debate with a difference

I must start with an apology: I’m sorry that you are being subjected to yet another article about Brexit, and I promise that this one will be a little different to all of the others that you have read.

Tuesday 2nd August saw 16-25 year olds flock to Project B in Middle Street, Croydon … Read More »

Five of the best… breakfasts in Croydon

Posted on March 25th, by Bernadette Fallon in Culture. 7 comments

This week, Bernadette Fallon goes in search of top places for the first meal of the day

Weekend: Coach House Café

Looking for a leisurely weekend breakfast with somewhere to go for a bit of a stroll afterwards? Head to the Coach House Café  for the full English, with Coombe Wood AND Lloyd Park on the doorstep for a walk when you’re done. Or if you’re not feeling energetic … Read More »

EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity ‘meet the workspaces’ special – Thursday 18th February at 7pm @ProjectBCroydon

Posted on February 17th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News, Topical. No Comments

Jonny Rose presents a sneak peek at the schedule for this week’s #Croydon #TechCity event

After last month’s three hundred-strong turnout at the January 2016 launch event with the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Croydon Tech City is back to normal and reconvening to start a new season of tech demos, talks, and shenanigans, as we continue to make Croydon a credible player in the European … Read More »

Croydon Tech City: one tech hub alone does not make an ecosystem

Posted on February 15th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. 2 comments

Jonny Rose shares the long-term vision for #Croydon #TechCity’s rise to power

Croydon Tech City is growing

It’s boom time at the moment in Croydon Tech City.

Croydon Tech City is growing – not just in government recognition or media coverage – but also in all of the things that actually matter to fulfilling our aim to create ‘the Silicon Valley of South London’, such … Read More »