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Chief Technology Officer for the Home Office to keynote #Croydon #TechCity 2017 launch

Posted on January 16th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

The new year starts with a bang for #Croydon #TechCity

It is my great pleasure to announce that Sarah Wilkinson, Chief Digital, Data and Technology Officer at the Home Office, and the woman charged with driving the government’s technology strategy, will keynote the Croydon Tech City 2017 launch on Thursday 26th January, 7pm at TMRW Hub.

The woman at the centre of the government’s tech strategy

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Croydon Tech City 2016: a year in review

Posted on December 21st, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

What a year it has been for ‘the Silicon Valley of South London’!

In just twelve short months, the Croydon tech scene has grown to become a major case study in community-driven regeneration, a government “blueprint”, and home to the largest tech workspace in South London.

How did it all happen?

January – CTC in Australia; Matt Hancock describes CTC as “a blueprint for the … Read More »



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 »



Undercover at Develop Croydon

Posted on November 28th, by Robert Ward in Economics & Business. 2 comments

An afternoon session at last week’s property conference featured optimism, constructive criticism, and lots of people from Croydon

I’m not a fan of overstated promotion and management-speak. ‘Placemaking Croydon, Space Age City’ would normally see me walking quickly by on the other side of the street, staring intently at my shoes. But if you believe some people, this year’s Develop Croydon conference was a chance to meet … Read More »



“I want Croydon to bid to be London Borough of Culture”: Sadiq Khan’s long walk

Posted on September 8th, by Tom Black in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

London’s mayor walked, talked, and waved his way through the town centre last week, with Tom Black never more than a few steps behind

Sadiq Khan doesn’t wear a tie. This has divided opinion – while some insist that his bare collar looks unprofessional or even disrespectful, I happen to think that he’s a bold poster-child for the growing ‘crisp white shirt, dark suit’ movement. John F. … Read More »



The Croydon Tech City ‘Timeline of Success’: From 20 people in a room to London’s fastest-growing tech cluster

Posted on June 21st, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

Croydon Tech City founder Jonny Rose recounts four action-packed years in the Silicon Valley of South London

In June 2016, Croydon stands as London’s “fastest-growing tech ecosystem”, and is now home to over a thousand early-stage and scale-up digital, technical and creative companies.

Croydon has also just opened TMRW, a “world-leading” 21,000 sq ft tech hub in Davies House that was made possible when Croydon … Read More »