Daily Archives: December 29, 2017

More food outlets quit Boxpark as the £33 ticket raves go on

Only in Croydon could there be a council-subsidised venue which tries to charge potential customers an entry fee so that they can get in and buy a £10 burger. Town Hall correspondent KEN LEE reports While other bars, pubs and … Continue reading

Posted in Boxpark, Business, East Croydon, Jo Negrini, Planning, Property, Pubs, Restaurants, Tony Newman | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Latest ‘Watson whim’ generates ridicule and confusion

As well as little proper consultation over the closure of a stretch of Croydon High Street, there doesn’t appear to have been much thought gone into what Mark Watson, the soon-to-be-ex councillor behind the scheme, and the council intend to … Continue reading

Posted in Addiscombe, Business, Croydon Council, Mark Watson, Planning, TfL | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

Town centre landlord sells up – to become a bus driver

Another week, and another Croydon pub landlord has decided he’s had enough and is selling up. John McFarlane has been the landlord of The Bull’s Head, in the town centre on the corner of Wandle Road and Laud Street, for … Continue reading

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City Commons Deer Talk, Coulsdon, Jan 19

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