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February 2018

A new look for New Addington’s leisure centre

New images of the planned New Addington leisure centre have been released. The leisure centre, which is on target to be completed by autumn of this year, will include a swimming pool, fitness suite, sports hall and community space. A total of £25 million has been set aside for the “state of the art” centre...
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Improvements to Croydon’s train lines edge a step closer

Upgrades to the train lines through central Croydon moved a step closer after Network Rail confirmed funding approval for the design stages of the project. Known as the Croydon Area Remodelling Scheme, the plans – that form a central part of Network Rail’s Brighton Main Line upgrade programme – include a new, expanded East Croydon...
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Croydon adds a new mural to its street art scene

Croydon has been given some extra colour as a huge new piece of street art has been installed on Katharine Street. The colourful mural, which has been spray-painted onto the office block at the junction with High Street, is called Hometown and shows a woman whose face is made up of colourful bandages. If you...
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Underground night club granted licensing application

The basement of a car park in Croydon town centre is set to be transformed into a nightclub after a licensing application for the premises was agreed. The new venue, called Underground 2018, is set to host concerts, DJ sets and dance shows once it opens in the basement of Q-Park, in Charles Street. A...
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New £6million youth centre planned for Selhurst

Construction is set to get underway on the new Croydon Youth Zone. It has been announced that the construction on the £6 million Croydon Youth Zone, which will be called Legacy – will hopefully begin at the end of February 2018, with the aim to be open by April 2019. It will be built at...
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Regus to open new Croydon Business Centre

Regus has announced that it will be opening a new business centre in Croydon. The centre will occupy the first floor of Interchange House (18,769 sq feet). The new hub will offer 300 workstations and a range of flexible working options designed to meet the varied requirements of today’s businesses and professionals. These will include...
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Croydon plans to transform six of the borough’s parks

Croydon Council has announced its plans to redevelop six parks in the borough – building new sports facilities, outdoor gyms, toilets and cafés. Masterplans have been released, showing how Ashburton Park, Park Hill Recreation Ground, Lloyd Park, South Norwood Lake, Norbury Park and Happy Valley could be transformed. Ashburton Park is set to extend the...
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