Category Archives: Surrey Street

Dog and Bull regulars get on their bikes for Tale of Two Cities

Three regulars and staff members at the Dog and Bull on Surrey Street are taking part in the gruelling London to Paris cycle ride in September, raising money for St Christopher’s Hospice. And they need your support. Mark Knight, John … Continue reading

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‘Council is destroying my business’ says Surrey St stall-holder

Fewer than 30 traders were allowed to transfer their stalls from Surrey Street to the temporary market on North End while £1.1million road resurfacing works goes on, Inside Croydon has discovered. All other, casual stall-holders were told that they could … Continue reading

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International TableTop Games Day at Project B, Apr 29

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Surrey Street shops losing £800 a day during council works

The word on the street – Surrey Street – is that shopkeepers are suffering huge losses of trade while the council conducts its bout of largely cosmetic road works in Croydon’s ancient market. WALTER CRONXITE reports “Good progress is being … Continue reading

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Photo-essay: The last day of trading for Surrey Street’s stalls

After 741 years of trading, Surrey Street Market closed after business hours on Saturday, we are told temporarily until, according to Croydon Council, “early June”, to allow for carriageway works as part of a £1million improvement scheme. LEE TOWNSEND paid … Continue reading

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After 97 years, Millets on the High Street is to shut up shop

Croydon’s anticipation for Westfield has already lasted longer than Beckett ever intended anyone to wait for Godot. And meanwhile, in the absence of the £1.4billion retailing Nirvana promised by council CEO Jo Negrini and the suits at Hammerson and Westfield, … Continue reading

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Surrey Street traders to move to North End for 10 weeks

The future of Surrey Street Market, if it is to have a future at all, may be determined over the next three months, after the council announced yesterday that the regular stall-holders will be displaced to North End for 10 … Continue reading

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