Develop Croydon Conference - 21st November 2017

October 2016

Amarelle apartments launched at Morello

The final phase of homes at the Morello development in Croydon town centre have been released. Amarelle offers 51 properties set across 12 floors – a range of one, two and three bedroom apartments – with many of the higher units enjoying views of major London landmarks. Located in Cherry Orchard Road, Morello is a...
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Croydon employers urged to pay London Living Wage

Croydon businesses will be encouraged to join the council as an accredited London Living Wage employer at a special event next week. The event at No 1 Croydon, will be held on 31 October – the first day of Living Wage Week, and will provide an opportunity for non-accredited organisations to commit to go Living...
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Croydon people land jobs at Boxpark

A Croydon Council recruitment drive has led to more than 40 local people landing jobs at the major new Boxpark food and drink venue opening on Monday. Thousands of people are expected to attend this weekend’s music festival to launch London’s second Boxpark venue that has 34 restaurants, cafés and bars in former shipping containers next...
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Croydon Saffron Central set for second harvest

The town centre promises to be a colourful place in November as thousands of the flowers that gave the town its name burst into full bloom at Croydon Saffron Central. On the site of Taberner House, Croydon Council’s former HQ, the world’s largest urban pop-up saffron farm saw the blooming of the first of 17,000...
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London Mozart Players get warm welcome at new home

Almost 600 people welcomed London Mozart Players (LMP) to their new home at St John the Evangelist Church in Upper Norwood at the weekend. LMP held the family concert to celebrate their move to the church at a special free event, with music, art, and performance, plus food and drink stalls, on Sunday afternoon (23rd...
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Inspired secures £19m loan for Coombe Cross

A development loan has been agreed which will allow work to begin on 90 new homes at Coombe Cross. Inspired Asset Management has secured £19.1million of funding from Henley Investments in a 24-month deal. It means Inspired will start work on its fourth office to resi conversion in Croydon, with Coombe Cross being developed in a joint...
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Have your say on the changing face of Croydon

With Croydon’s on going regeneration gaining strength, the town is becoming increasingly attractive to businesses. This has and will continue to create an influx of new employees into Croydon. In order to gauge changing perceptions of Croydon, the Develop Croydon Forum has created a survey to pinpoint what workers like and dislike about the town...
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Major upgrade for East Croydon bus station

An upgrade to East Croydon bus station is getting underway as part of an ongoing £5.4m joint project. The current bus station in Addiscombe Road dates to the late 1990s, and the upgrade will involve new shelters, better lighting, new signposts, improved pedestrian access, new public seating and tree planting. These improvements will ensure easier connections...
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