Croydon College: another piece of our civic heritage will be destroyed

Posted on July 5th, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. 9 comments

Fifty-six years after a civic celebration of its opening, a notable and historic building in central Croydon faces demolition, says Sean Creighton

On Wednesday 2nd November 1960, the queen opened the new linked buildings for Croydon Technical College and Croydon College of Art and a major civic celebration took place. The national anthem was sung by the Croydon Philharmonic Society, accompanied by the Salvation Army … Read More »

Royal Seal of Approval for Croydon College

Posted on June 6th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. 1 Comment

Croydon College is celebrating being granted the most prestigious award a voluntary group can be given – the equivalent to an MBE.

Release begins: The college is the first further education (FE) college in the country to receive the top award, The Queen’s Award for Volunteering – given annually for excellence in services to the community.

Granted to groups, rather than individuals, it recognises their outstanding … Read More »