A new, large-scale mural is due to be unveiled later today, the latest effort to clean-up the town centre’s somewhat run-down image.
The “Welcome to East Croydon” mural runs almost the full length of the road bridge opposite the usually busy railway station.
It has taken artist Joe Rashbrook nearly a month to complete, and is ready just in time for the latest stage of the unwinding of coronavirus lockdown next week.
Commissioned by the council and funded by Thameslink rail operators, the formal “unveiling” (though it would be hard to have enough drapery to keep the mural completely under wraps) is taking place this afternoon and will be attended by the station manager and the Mayor of Croydon.
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