Pumping station

‘I would make Croydon better by…’, one year on

Posted on December 18th, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Your ideas are being put into action, but there are many more that can become a reality with your help

In January 2017, the Citizen unveiled a pocket-sized book of ideas collated from its readers over the preceding two-and-a-half years. In the presence of the Mayor of Croydon, the Leader of Croydon Council, and the council’s Chief Executive, copies of the book were handed out to representatives of … Read More »

Old Town Masterplan: I have a dream

Posted on April 23rd, by Andrew Dickinson in Politics & Society. 10 comments

Andrew Dickinson contemplates what Croydon could become if Exchange Square were given a greener purpose

It’s a warm Monday night in June 2018. A cooling breeze blows over the cobbles in Exchange Square. A group of fifteen students have just left the Croydon Environmental Centre (CEC) based in the pumping station after the first of a four day residential permaculture course. The members of the … Read More »