Street Food


Street food traders show off skills at Croydon food hub

Posted on November 5th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

A former empty shop at Bridge House on Surrey Street will be home to seven street traders as part of Surrey StrEatery, which the council hopes will be Croydon’s new food hub. The project is being supported through the Mayor’s Regeneration Fund to generate local jobs and growth. Launching on 5 November, Surrey StreEatery will have a demonstration kitchen, pop up restaurants and community events.

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The Surrey Street-food Revolution (part three)

Posted on January 15th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. 2 comments

In her second piece, Liz Sheppard-Jones introduced us to the personalities that trade on Surrey Street, as well as sampling some of what they had to offer. This final piece in the series explores the growth of street food around Surrey Street, and what the future has in store for it

Heat on the street – why here, why now?

Fiona Woodcock, Surrey Street redoubtable … Read More »



The Surrey Street-food Revolution (part two)

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

In her first piece, Liz Sheppard-Jones introduced us to the rich history of Surrey Street Market, and examined evolution and importance of the street in Croydon Old Town. In this second in a three-part series, she introduces us to the market traders themselves, as well as sampling what Croydon’s Old Town has to offer in Street Food

Fresh and dedicated – the street food traders’ stories

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The Surrey Street-food Revolution (part one)

Posted on January 1st, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. 4 comments

In this first in a three-part series, Liz Sheppard-Jones gives us an introduction to the Surrey Street market, its history and importance, and what place it has in an increasingly food-obsessed Croydon

How Surrey Street cooked up a storm

Foodie-dom arrived in London in the late 1980s.  These were the heady days of the sundried tomato uprising and it’s startling to realise just how radical … Read More »