Category Archives: Centrale

Orchard Park High wins Centrale poll for £8,000 baby grand

Orchard Park High, in Shirley, has won a baby grand piano worth at least £8,000 following a competition held at Centrale last weekend. The school was one of three Croydon secondaries shortlisted by Centrale and Whitgift shopping centres in the … Continue reading

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Grand giveaway as three schools could win Centrale’s piano

A Croydon school is about to get an early Christmas present in the form of a Yamaha baby grand piano, worth nearly 10 grand, in a special giveaway being staged at the Centrale shopping centre. And it is the Croydon … Continue reading

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BRIT School is going live with town centre dance and drama

The BRIT School will be providing the entertainment for town centre shoppers with a series of pop performances this month. BRIT Presents begins later this month, a programme of outdoor showcases in public spaces, which will run through to Christmas … Continue reading

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Centrale is getting itself all lit-up for Christmas, Nov 15

Croydon shopping malls Centrale and Whitgift are gearing themselves for the annual Christmas business surge, with a big lights switch-on planned for 6pm at Centrale’s Christmas Tree next Thursday, November 15. This might, just, be the last Christmas when the … Continue reading

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Council pays £53m to buy ‘unloved’ Colonnades centre

The business “brains” at Fisher’s Folly have gone out and splurged £53million of public money to buy the freehold of the “unloved” and rarely visited Colonnades retail and leisure park – just as industry experts are warning that 200 such … Continue reading

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More retailers in peril as Green scandal hits the High Street

It may yet become known among retailers as “Black Thursday”, the day when the doomed fate of Britain’s High Street was sealed. It was certainly a day when the business case for the long-delayed £1.4billion redevelopment of the Whitgift and … Continue reading

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Up to 30% off at student night at Centrale and Whitgift

Students are invited to visit Croydon town centre’s Centrale and Whitgift shopping malls tomorrow evening to take advantage of a range of special offers and up to 30 per cent off in-store at a host of participating shops and restaurants, … Continue reading

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