Zabardast


“Isn’t Boxpark great?”, she cried. I answered: “No”.

Posted on November 24th, by Rob Preston in Politics & Society. 4 comments

Boxpark’s for the team leaders, not for the team

Landing like a Vogon spaceship, Boxpark has arrived in Croydon.

Monday 31st October

Following an opening two day music festival featuring the likes of Wiley and Nova Twins, the people inside this collection of shipping containers joined together like so much Lego roll up their sleeves and prepare to feed hungry Croydonians. I arrive and I explore. It doesn’t take too … Read More »



Restaurant review: Zabardast wraps, East Croydon

Posted on September 9th, by Rufus Jones in Culture. 1 Comment

Rufus Jones enjoys a filling and flavoursome lunch

1 Dingwall Road, CR0 2NA

Time from East Croydon:  1 minute

Zabardast is a local wrap shop just a minute’s walk away from East Croydon station. It has friendly staff who greeted us as we walked in the door. The menus were detailed and easy to read: you choose your meal in three sections which … Read More »



Meeting Mr Sims: interview with the Chief Executive of Croydon Business Improvement District

Posted on October 2nd, by Bernadette Fallon in Economics & Business. 1 Comment

Bernadette Fallon talks skyscrapers, sandwiches and secrets with Matthew Sims, boss of Croydon BID

Banners promoting the activities of Croydon Business Improvement District hang all over the town centre, sending out messages of positive change to a population that still, to judge from responses to surveys in the local press, needs some convincing. Slogans include ‘adding vibrancy to our streets,’ ‘together a safer place’, ‘discover what is … Read More »