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Category Archives: Buildings
Shopping is our new zeitgeist, someone with more O levels than me once said. He was right as well. Up to the mid to late 20th century it had been conflict – the two World Wars and the other battles … Continue reading
These pictures were recently taken of the water tower in Park Hill. The tower, built in 1867, is now of course not in use but it remains a focal point for the area and an attractive piece of local architecture. … Continue reading
It’s not likely to trouble the pages of lovecroydon’s filofax (ask your dad) anytime soon but our fair borough is now said to be home to the UK’s largest restaurant. Capturing perfectly public revulsion at the obesity epidemic that is … Continue reading
Two retail companies at opposite ends of the what is now referred to as the ‘shopping offer’ opened new stores in Croydon today. John Lewis’ much-anticipate At Home store finally opened the doors of its Purley Way branch, which is … Continue reading
These pics are of somewhere very well known in Croydon but rarely seen in detail, any clues as to where…?
Another new business venture opens in St George’s Walk today, the tired but much-loved 1960s shopping arcade off High Street in the town centre. This time it’s a bar, Taberners, which is named after a former town clerk and is … Continue reading