Develop Croydon Conference | 20th November 2018 | Croydon Park Hotel

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GENERATION CROYDON

Cushman & Wakefield report highlights South Norwood’s potential

South Norwood has been hailed as an “untapped” area for retail and leisure investment in Greater London. The major study of 104 locations across the city (excluding central London) also revealed Croydon to be a “maturing” centre. Areas were ranked in one of five categories: “truly established,” “maturing”, “flourishing”, “up and coming” and “untapped” by...
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Public have their say on Leon Quarter redevelopment

Croydon residents and businesses were given an in-depth look at the exciting plans for Leon Quarter at a public exhibition last week. The proposals, brought forward by FI Real Estate Management, were displayed over two days at TMRW Café and co-working space on the High Street. The Leon Quarter scheme will be a new residential...
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Deputy Mayor full of praise for Brick by Brick

A Croydon Council-backed drive building around 2,000 homes for local people has been praised by a deputy Mayor of London during his visit to the borough. In 2016 the council established the development company Brick by Brick (BxB), which has begun to deliver more than 2,000 new homes throughout Croydon, with around half being affordable...
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SHW & CBRE instructed on Croydon’s Capella Court

SHW Business Space and CBRE have been instructed as joint leasing agents on Capella Court, South Croydon. The development comprises of over 70,000 sq ft, a significant vacant office opportunity inside the M25. Featuring a full-height glass atrium, Capella Court offers five floors of recently refurbished office space with large floor plates ranging from 11,500...
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Enjoy Croydon PrideFest and ZEE Croydon International Mela

This weekend will see Wandle Park host two days of free music, dance and celebration, with Croydon PrideFest taking place on Saturday 14 July, followed by the ZEE Croydon International Mela the following day – both supported by Croydon Council. On the Saturday, PrideFest will begin with a parade along North End from 11.30am, followed...
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Enjoy Croydon PrideFest and ZEE Croydon International Mela

This weekend will see Wandle Park host two days of free music, dance and celebration, with Croydon PrideFest taking place on Saturday 14 July, followed by the ZEE Croydon International Mela the following day – both supported by Croydon Council. On the Saturday, PrideFest will begin with a parade along North End from 11.30am, followed...
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New road proposed for Valley Retail Park

A new road into Valley Retail Park is part of a £20 million plan to improve the shopping experience there. A new route to the shops and restaurants could be created by demolishing the Stewart Plastics factory which was built in the 1950s but has been empty since 2012. The proposed road would create direct...
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Jo Negrini named NLA’s New Londoner of the Year

The chief executive of Croydon Council has been named New Londoner of the Year 2018 at the New London Awards (NLA). Jo Negrini was presented with the accolade for her role in transforming Croydon and her championship of equal rights. In particular she was commended for her approach to challenging perceptions of Croydon and ‘speeding...
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Wimbledon Live is back for 2018

Take some time out and enjoy the tennis as Wimbledon Live is back, right in the heart of the town centre. Today will see the High Street area totally transformed with a giant screen so there is no excuse for you to miss a single point. The grand stand aka deck chairs and bean bags...
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Record-breaking crowds for Croydon Food and Music Festival

A record-breaking crowd enjoyed this yearʼs Croydon Food and Music Festival, with attendance said to be boosted by Englandʼs World Cup victory over Panama. The event, held in association with Leon House, attracted its biggest audience yet – more than 12,000 – to enjoy great entertainment along with fantastic food and drink from more than...
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Sopra Steria Ltd move into Bedford Point

Sopra Steria Ltd have expanded their offices into Croydon with their recent let of Bedford Point. The technology company has let the full 13,115 sq ft self-contained office building on Dingwall Road, Croydon a rental equivalent to £27.50 per sq ft. The lease expires in November 2023 with tenant breaks in 2021 and 2022. The...
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Street Live launches in Croydon High Street

Croydon Council and the Croydon BID are launching Street Live to offer live music, dance and theatre on the High Street, transforming the area into a hive of activity for all ages. The programme will deliver 48 days of activity from June to September, offering something a little different for shoppers, diners and those passing...
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Croydon Partnership aim to open new £1.4bn retail centre in 2023

The Croydon Partnership, the joint venture between Unbail-Rodamco-Westfield and Hammerson, has welcomed the decision made at last night’s Croydon Council cabinet meeting which paves the way for the use of Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) powers to acquire the remaining land and interests needed to proceed with the delivery of the new £1.4bn redevelopment of the...
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Brick by Brick get go ahead for Wandle Road car park scheme

Brick by Brick have received planning permission for a 25-storey mixed-use scheme that will deliver 128 homes above flexible office, retail and leisure space in Croydon town centre. The residential-led regeneration development of one to three-bedroom homes, 50% of which will be either affordable rent or shared ownership, will be built on the site of...
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London Real Estate Forum: Croydon’s key times and speaker sessions

Develop Croydon will be exhibiting at the London Real Estate Forum, in collaboration with the London Borough of Croydon. The capital’s premier real estate event for development and investment takes place in Berkley Square next week, on 13-14 June. The Croydon presence will include a dedicated stand, Develop Croydon’s interactive town centre development map and...
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Rockspring buys Mott MacDonald House for £21.2m

Leading independent property Asset and Fund Manager, Rockspring, has purchased Mott MacDonald House, a 64,000 sq ft office property in Croydon, for £21.2m from Aviva Investors. Arranged over ground and six upper floors, together with 31 on-site car parking spaces, the asset is fully let to global management, engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald with...
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