Taxman moves in to hi-tech new offices at Ruskin Square

HMRC has moved into its regional centre at Ruskin Square

The taxman opened its new Croydon offices yesterday, with the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 Ruskin Square.

The offices, built as part of Stanhope and Schroders development of the “Croydon Gateway” site next to East Croydon Station, will provide work space for 2,700 HM Revenue and Customs employees as the department’s first of 13 regional centres in a Civil Service reorganisation announced last year. 

“The modern, hi-tech building will allow the department to work in new ways, delivering an effective service for customers and providing better work environments,” HMRC said in its official announcement. By moving to the regional centres, HMRC aims to save more than £300million by 2025 and make annual savings of about £90million by 2026.

Proud: HMRC’s Edward Troup

“I’m incredibly proud to be opening our first regional centre,” Edward Troup, HMRC’s executive chair said when visiting Croydon yesterday.

“It is an exciting and important milestone on a journey to transform the way HMRC operates and interacts with their customers.

“This building is a great place to work. It brings teams together so they have the opportunity to work differently and more effectively, making HMRC a tax authority fit for the future.”


  • Inside Croydon is a member of the Independent Community News Network
  • Inside Croydon is the borough’s only independent news source, and still based in the heart of Croydon
  • In the five months from April to August 2017, Inside Croydon generated more than 500,000 page views
  • If you have a news story about life in or around Croydon, a residents’ or business association or a local event to publicise, please email us with full details at inside.croydon@btinternet.com

 

Advertisements

About insidecroydon

News, views and analysis about the people of Croydon, their lives and political times in the diverse and most-populated borough in London. Based in Croydon and edited by Steven Downes. To contact us, please email inside.croydon@btinternet.com
This entry was posted in Business, East Croydon, Planning, Property, Ruskin Square and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s