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The fall of Fairfield

Posted on December 18th, by Paul Dennis in Culture. 5 comments

Critics of the proposed two years’ closure of the Fairfield Halls claim the plan jeopardises its future. The halls would be mourned, says Paul Dennis, but largely by people who didn’t go

I recently visited my solicitors in my home town of Burton on Trent to tie up a bit of business. As soon as I mentioned Croydon he said: “Ah, the Fairfield Halls“. His is a … Read More »



The Public Gallery: 9 things you need to know about the Fairfield Halls

Posted on December 15th, by Tom Black in Politics & Society. 13 comments

Tom Black’s current affairs column – now a monthly show on Croydon Radio – takes a closer look at the Fairfield Halls furore

Whether you’ve been engrossed in the Fairfield saga for weeks, or the news of a two-year closure has comes as a horrible shock, this article aims to give you a full picture of the controversial proposals for the venue’s future. Part of the controversy is … Read More »